Silky Terrier Information

Silky TerrierThe Silky Terrier was created in Australia in the early 1900s when the Australian Terrier was crossed with the imported Yorkshire Terrier. As a result, he possesses the best of both breeds but with a unique silky coat of made up of blue and tan. It’s so glossy and healthy looking, even humans can’t help but be a little jealous.

The Silky has the trademark personality of a Terrier: he’s friendly, funny and full of life. The breed can be independent and stubborn at times but will win you over with his cheerful personality and high spirit.

Breed Stats

Average Size

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Height: 0ft 9in - 0ft 11in     Weight: 8-10lbs
Lifespan: 11 - 15 Years


  • Affection
  • Children
  • Strangers
  • Other Dogs
  • Barking


  • Grooming
  • Shedding
  • Easy to Train
  • Time Alone
  • Exercise Need


  • Apartments
  • Cold Tolerance
  • Heat Tolerance

All dogs have their own personality and unique training, causing them to differ slightly from these breeds stats. However, please let us know if we made an error in the stats, we appreciate your help!

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