AUST SILKY'S GENERAL INFO
Australian silky terrier is a versatile little dog which is adored by people
all over the world. Extremely loyal, affectionate and gentle, the silky terrier
is a perfect family dog that learns quickly and is willing to please, making it
an easy dog to train and a great companion.
The silky terrier is a small dog that is very alert, quick and active, making it an
This little breed can adapt to almost any environment and is happy in a small backyard as long as it gets walked for at least 30 minutes every day. Normally seen as a toy breed in the show ring, the silky is mainly a working terrier and still has the instinct to hunt and chase mice and rats, so make sure you curb this instinct with lots of ball and Frisbee games.
Australian silky terriers are known for their fine, glossy, long coat which parts in the middle down their back and comes in a rich blue and tan colour. The silky's coat is relatively easy to clean, making it a great house dog. They are low maintenance and don't need much clipping or trimming, however grooming your silky once a week will keep its coat in good condition and prevent tangles.