Silky Terrier

Ease of Training
Shedding
Watchdog
Guard Dog
Popularity
Size

History

  • He originated in Australia
  • He was developed from Yorkshire Terriers and Australian Terriers
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Personality and Behavior

  • He's friendly and happy
  • He's very affectionate and likes to be with you all the time
  • He may chase and kills smaller creatures that scurry past him
  • He's highly alert and will bark to warn you of a stranger near the home; he's an excellent watchdog

Training

  • He's easy to train because he learns commands at an above average rate.

Shedding

  • He sheds virtually no hair. You'll be hard-pressed to find a hair in your home! (Good for clean-freaks.)

Grooming / Maintenance

  • Option 1: Clip his coat short every few months and then it only needs to be brushed occasionally.
  • Option 2: Trim his long coat every 6 weeks and then brush it daily to keep it mat and tangle free.

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