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Silky Terrier

Overview of Silky Terrier



Silky Terrier dog breed is Pure breed Medium in size. Fur of Silky Terrier is flat, fine, glossy and silky . Basic origin of Silky Terrier is Australia. Silky Terrier is Good With Children and Good With Other Animals and Hypoallergenic and Easiest to train, Silky Terrier is commonly Inquisitive, Alert, Quick, Friendly, Responsive, Joyful. They love to be given chances to run and play, but must have a tightly fenced yard. They also enjoy brisk walks and playing ball. The Silky is able to do well in an apartment, although they are also an active indoor breed.
Silky Terrier is available in blue and tan colors Colors.

Height and weight of Silky Terrier

Adult Male of Silky Terrier is about 8-10 pounds and adult female of Silky Terrier is about 7-9 pounds in Weight.
Height of Silky Terrier is commonly 23 – 26 cm.

Common Health Issues of Silky Terrier


Silky Terrier has tendency to suffer from  

Appearance of Silky Terrier

All proportions and aspects of the body and head as well as desirable shades of grey and white and placement of markings are extensively described in the breed standard.

Working Class of Silky Terrier

Basically Silky Terrier is Companion dog but is also used as Watch dog.

Training of Silky Terrier

Silky Terrier is to train.  It learns basic commands such as sit, stay, come easily. Behavior training is also very important for your Silky Terrier.  Behavior training prevents and or corrects bad habits of your puppy or dog. Behavior and basic commands training for your Silky Terrier should must on these lines. Do not get impatient. You will probably have to repeat the command many times. Never use negative reinforcement. Do not call your dog to come to you for punishment because this will teach your dog not to come on command. Be sure to keep any frustration out of the tone of your voice. If you feel yourself becoming frustrated, take a break. Your dog can sense this and will start to associate training with your unhappiness. You cannot hide your frustration from a dog. You cannot pretend. Dogs can feel human emotion, so stay relaxed, firm and confident.

Exercise and Fitness of Silky Terrier

Daily exercise for your Silky Terrier is important, dogs are living with human since thousands of years, wild dogs have challenges to survive so they work daily to find food, save food and themselves from other animals but companion dogs have nothing to do, they have ready food and couch to sit, which may affect their health, habits and activity.
Your Silky Terrier is recommended Fetching,Tuging,Walking regular according to its breed specific exercise requirements.

Behavior of Silky Terrier with children and other pets

Good with kids and other pets

Special instructions related to your Silky Terrier

The Silky Terrier's coat is highly susceptible to tangles and matting and requires daily brushing and combing. This breed requires a deep commitment from the owners. To keep the coat lustrous, regular shampooing is necessary. Using an Avocado and Oatmeal Shampoo will help alleviate the itchy, dry skin of this breed

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