Silky Terrier Breeders Mcalester OK

Looking for Silky Terrier Breeders in Mcalester? We have compiled a list of businesses and services around Mcalester that should help you with your search. We hope this page helps you find Silky Terrier Breeders in Mcalester.

Renegar Animal Hospital
(918) 423-1960
1550 S Main St
McAlester, OK

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Town & Country Veterinary
(918) 420-2838
1401 N Main St
Mcalester, OK

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Tsa-la-gi
(918) 456-3609
RR 4 Box 381
Tahlequah, OK
Breeds
Yorkshire Terrier

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Aachen Dutch Shepherds
(405) 899-4438
8701 156th St
Noble, OK
Breeds
Dutch Shepherd

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Little Orchids House of Shih Tzu
(580) 765-6081
705 E Albany Ave
Ponca City, OK
Breeds
Shih Tzu

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Kiamichi Veterinary Clinic
(918) 426-1904
Business Rte 69 S
Mcalester, OK

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Sells, Paul, Dvm - Renegar Animal Hospital
(918) 423-1960
1550 S Main St
Mcalester, OK

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Lock-Eye Border Collies
(918) 723-3052
RR1 Box 603
Westville, OK
Breeds
Border Collie

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Liberty Run Kennel
(405) 250-4424
17021 Rustic Acres
Luther, OK
Breeds
Greater Swiss Mountain Dog

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Spectacular Yorkies
(580) 715-0440
RR 3 Box 6A
Cordell, OK
Breeds
Yorkshire 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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