Hybrid Origin: The Yorkie Bichon is a hybrid between the Yorkshire Terrier and the Bichon Frise. Erroneous Alias: Borkie, Bichon Yorkie, Yo-Chon, Yorchon Country of Origin: Yorkie Bichons originate in the United States of America. Original Purpose: The Yorkie Bichon is a great family companion. Breed Characteristics: Yorkie Bichons generally are cheerful, playful, and willing to please. Yo-Chon are intelligent and courageous often barking at any strange noise. Alert and clever, the Yo-Chon is a quick learner with positive reinforcement. Life Expectancy: Average life expectancy for the Yo-Chon is 10 - 13 years.