The Australian Silky Terrier is courageous, robust, elegant, and graceful and according to his name he has a shiny blue and tan, or gray blue and tan coat, which dos not shed. The Silky Terrier is protective of its own territory, making it a good little watchdog, announcing the presence of strangers. He will not leave your side watching for your love and trust, Whether for adults or kids this little dog is A must. The Silky is approximately, 23 cm to 26 cm (9-11 in) shoulder high. This proud little dog loves early handling and training. The Silky Texture of the coat prefers daily grooming; 3-5 minutes will be beneficial. Its hair parts down the middle giving the appearance of a well-groomed dog.Life expectancy is approx.14 years
PLEASE TAKE NOTE: The Silky is not suited to being an outdoor dog only.
Ideal owner/s: Those who require a family companion and are prepared to have a dog living indoors or in the enclosed backyard most of the times. When you select your Puppy, you will have spent quite some time considering exactly what type of puppy you should bay. What size would best fit in with your household; how much exercise space and time the dog will receive; how much he will cost to feed, house and keep in good health and condition etc.; and having decided all this, what type of temperament your dog will need to have to fit in happily with in your family, and what about the children?
Dog or Bitch? The choice between dog and bitch is also of preference. "Yes" you made the best suitable decision; The Australian Silky Terrier is the right family toy dog made for Australian condition. The Silky Terrier is more Suitable to the Australian climate and is much easier to handle generally. There are hardy, non-shedding odorless popular house pet, The Australian Silky Terrier makes a good smart little watch dog, is easily house-trained and being a small and affectionate, is eminently suitable for small -house or flat - dwellers.
BREED PERSONALITY / CHARACTERISTICS /TEMPERAMENT
The Australian Silky Terrier is friendly to all the family but will usually attach itself to one member and be friendly with the rest. It will love children if raised with them, but it doesn't enjoy being fussed over or being treated like an animated toy and prefers to be treated as an equal.
Like most long coated dogs, the Silky loves being groomed, provided this procedure is started at a very early age. The amount of grooming required is dependent on the actual length of coat your Silky has inherited. If you can’t commit to the grooming (brushing), frequently trimming to keep the coat short, neat and in healthy condition. See picture:
A Silky does not requires a great deal of exercise, however, although being full of stamina and tremendous energy, it will love running in the fields or going for long walks on the end of a lead. Its bed is its kingdom, be it a cardboard box or a fancy basked. Hind or help; (see picture!)
This transport BOX is the best; to (toilet) train your puppy at Night time.
But please look the door! Bed time 10 pm - UP in the morning 6 am.
At the time your puppy wakes up; take it outside to a grassy place for doing his business.
ALL small dogs should be allowed to sleep inside, so set the bed in a place that will be suitable to you and your Silky Terrier. Buy A approved quality air line box ( K11 ).
Now you know a little about the Australian Silky Terrier and have decided this is the dog for you or you want more information, make contact whit the breeder or club or your State controlling body for pure breed dogs as listed on the website,
Please ring as if you have more Questions about Silky or Yorkshire Terriers.
Puppies from quality healthy stock sometimes available, also carefully selected breeding stock, while breeding to our Silky standard to produce the best possible quality dog. Raised with lots of love and attention in a family home.
And with the age of 8 to 10 weeks old on the day, they are leaving home.
They are all Vet checked, wormed,> vaccinated> and micro-chipped.
With registered pedigree's from CCC(Q)dogs registered in Queensland.