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"Most important" Training your Silky and YorkshireTerrier!

House Training  Silky Terriers & Yorkshire Terriers

This is usually easily done by observing a few golden rules. Each time your puppy wakes up, take it outside to a grassy or other absorbent area and wait to see if it empties out if the pup performs, give it a command word "Get busy", god boy/girl. the pup will learn to go on command, after some time.
If the pup has emptied out it will probably be safe to bring it in for an hour or so. Keep doors to adjoining rooms closed. Take your puppy outside within 3 minutes of each meal. Full tummies tend to make pups empty out. Pay attention.
Pups circle before they go to the toilet. [Most do anyway]. If you are unable to keep a close eye on the pup use a cage or crate in the house to confine the pup and observe the above rules to take the pup out. This works with adult Silky's too. 3 too 5 weeks is needed to train most animals although many are quicker.
Most dogs empty on something absorbent. If you have carpet inside and concrete outside,
chances are your pooch prefers the carpet. Overcome this by providing something absorbent outside a special toilet training pad, tray of soil piece of carpet you can clean.
"Good Boy" toilet training adds to encourage and discourage areas are available. When house training, never punish the animal, it is your fault for being careless.
Punishing often teaches pups to sneak off and do it out of sight in another room, or behind the lounge. Work on praise for correct behaviour. Thoroughly clean "wrong" places. Perfume often repels dogs - try some on the spot. Dogs tend to return to the same place. A fully indoor dog can be trained to one place,- use guides above.

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Hint's or help;
This transport BOX is the best, to toilet train your puppy Silky or Yorky 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 the BOX with the puppy outside to a grassy place
for doing his business.

Work on praise for correct behavior please!  

When you get him home! A Silky (dog) is a creature of habit,
and likes to know where he can sleep or rest undisturbed and where he can go to find peace and quiet. So he feels of security, so buy him the most suitable type of box a Transport box right from he start on. it's not to small or to big. Leave the front of the box open at daytime.
Close the door at night,
For bedding a layer of newspapers on the floor of the box. Cover this with a blanket which can be washed easily. An old type of alarm clock often helps a new puppy to settle down to sleep by itself. The ticking reminds it of its mother's heart and lets it sleep reassured.
(Or place the box close to your Bed for the first days only.)

Key Benefits: To have a well trained Silky Terrier

The Silky is more Suitable to the Australian climate and is much easier to handle generally.
He is a hardy, alert, lovable little dog who will be a loyal companion to you and your family.
The Australian Silky Terrier OR Yorkshire 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.
The Australian Silky Terrier OR Yorkshire Terrier, dos not shed hair all over the furniture and with minimum coat care, he will not emit a doggy odour.


Grooming a Silky & Yorkshire Terrier

The Only Australian Toy Dog (The Silky Terrier)

The Silky & Yorkshire Terrier has very fine hair. It is similar to human hair and does not shed like other breeds. For this reason, it is important that the Silky or Yorkshire Terrier be brushed and combed at least twice weekly to keep it tidy and free from snarls and mats.
I suggest you invest in a good quality lanolin - based shampoo, a lanolin - or oil based conditioner, Mink oil, or Almond Oil, Or bay a bottle of Triocil from "PHARMACHEM" Medicated wash for dogs.
This is best for your Silky Terrier or Yorkshire Terrier. (A high foaming wash ensuring clean coats for prevention and treatment of skin disorder in dogs).
A natural bristle brush, a ball-tipped pin brush, scissors, nail clippers, hand clippers, metal comb and a fine - tooted metal comb. so that is all you need to help to control your dog's coat. Mink Oil or Almond Oil or a Hair Moisturizer Booster from "KIMDEC" ( Protects, Restores and Maintains Moisture Balance). Sprayed and brushed through between washing Hair, helps prevent damage to the coat. The conditioner ("KIMDEC") or mink Oil helps prevent tangles and dry skin. Bath the dog in tepid water, never cold. Pat and squeeze the excess water from the dog's coat with a towel, then blow dry [ if the dog is left to dry and run free the coat will tangle and get slightly wavy].
After the coat is about half dry, use the pin brush to straighten the hair, working from the center part line down and around the legs.    Trimming; A Silky if you like? which means that the ears should be free of long hair, the muzzle be clean of long hair from the eyes to the nose with an inverted V shape between the eyes. The legs and feet from the foot to the first joint of the leg also should be free of long hair. So using scissors and hand clippers, clean hair from this area and between the toes. Trim the nails with nail clippers often; this will stop the foot from spreading and the dog from walking on the back of its pad. Brushing center part; The center part goes from forehead to the tail in a straight line. comb the coat down each side and down each leg.   Using the pure-bristle brush, brush the hair down frequently, this will give a nice shine to it; the more you brush, the shinier the coat. And if you can not cope with the clipping yourself, we will be glad to help you, or we will show you how to clip your puppy.
(If you NOT showing your Yorkshire Terrier ( Dog-show) you can trim them the same, as you see below.

                                                                                                                                                yorkshire terrier trimed-

Grooming Info: Silky Terrier left - Yorkshire Terrier right! picture         



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