Silky Terrier Breeders Beckley WV

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Raleigh County Animal Hospital
(304) 253-4787
120 Collie Ln
Beckley, WV

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Beckley Veterinary Hospital
(304) 255-4159
215 Dry Hill Rd
Beckley, WV

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Jarrell Animal Clinic
(304) 877-5600
6052 Robert C Byrd Dr
Mount Hope, WV

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Oak Hill Animal Hospital
(304) 465-8267
2525 Summerlee Rd
Oak Hill, WV

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Blackthorn German Shepherds
(304) 927-3011
2426 Charleston Rd
Spencer, WV
Breeds
German Shepherd Dog

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Gunter, Angela, Dvm - Beckley Veterinary Hospital
(304) 255-4159
215 Dry Hill Rd
Beckley, WV

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Crab Orchard Veterinary Hosp
(304) 252-0110
1212 Robert C Byrd Dr
Crab Orchard, WV

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Paws & Claws Animal Clinic
(304) 763-0103
2851 Ritter Dr
Shady Spring, WV

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Wv PitBull Lovers Rescue
(304) 469-7728
RR 2 Box 35
Oak Hill, WV
 
Foxlair
(304) 464-9990
146 Captain Parker Trl
Parkersburg, WV
Breeds
Toy Fox Terrier

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Silky Terrier - Guide to Silky Terriers

Description: The Silky Terrier is a small type breed, low set and fine boned with a long blue and tan coat parted down the middle. In the late 1800s, breeders in Australia wanted to improve the color of the Australian Terrier's blue and tan coat, therefore crossbred this breed with the Yorkshire Terrier. Initially each litter produced some Silky Terriers, yet also Australian Terriers as well as Yorkies. The Silky Terriers were then bred together until the desired type was achieved. In both Sydney and Victoria, Australia, breed standards were written, although there were differences between the two. Eventually however, there was a meeting of the minds and the breed standard was unified in 1926.

Silky Terriers were brought to the United States -where they quickly became popular - by WWII servicemen who had been stationed in Australia. This breed has a characteristic trait of being keenly alert and they're also known to be charming, lively and happy. While the Silky Terrier has always been an ideal companion, they are also known to hunt and kill small rodents.

The American Kennel Club recognized the Silky Terrier in the Toy Group in 1959.

Height: The height for a Silky Terrier can be from 9 to 10 inches (23 - 26 cm) tall. AKC Standard

Weight: The weight of a Silky Terrier is approximately 10 pounds (4.5 kg).

Coat Type: The Silky Terrier's coat is long, fine, glossy, straight and silky. The coat should be brushed and bathed regularly.

Color: The color of the Silky Terrier's coat can be all shades of blue and tan.

Temperament : The Silky Terrier is a very alert breed. He is also active, intelligent, affectionate and happy. Since this breed is eager to learn, it makes training easy. Training needs to start at an early age and should be consistent and firm with a lot of praise given. A Silky Terrier owner needs to be his leader at all times, otherwise behavior problems can arise. Socialization is also very important. Silky Terriers a...

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