The Yorkiton is a cross between a Yorkshire Terrier and Coton de Tulear. Hybrid Origin: The Yorkiton is a hybrid between the Yorkshire Terrier and the Coton de Tulear. Country of Origin: Yorkiton originate in the United States of America. Original Purpose: The Yorkiton is a great family companion. Breed Characteristics: Yorkitons generally are cheerful, playful, and willing to please. Yorkitons are intelligent and courageous often barking at any strange noise. Alert and clever, the Yorkiton is a quick learner with positive reinforcement. Life Expectancy: Average life expectancy for the Yorkiton is 10 - 13 years.