Silky Terrier Breeders Somerset KY

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Somerset Animal Hospital
(606) 679-1266
125 Highway 2227
Somerset, KY

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Massey William D Dvm
(270) 866-8543
658 Puncheon Loop Rd
Windsor, KY

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Glenwal Tibetans
(859) 527-3865
1444 Jones Nursery Rd
Lexington, KY
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Tibetan Spaniel

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Redwing Kennel
(270) 526-3151
PO Box 37
Dunbar, KY
Breeds
Irish Red And White Setter

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Mals-About Kennel
(502) 241-9852
5400 N Camden Ln
Crestwood, KY
Breeds
Spinone Italiano

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Animal Care Center of Somerset
(606) 678-0302
100 Rowena Dr
Somerset, KY

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Schneiden Fels Kennels
(270) 529-2014
13355 Nashville Rd
Woodburn, KY
Breeds
German Shepherd Dog

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Utt's Poodles Plus
(606) 395-7246
741 SW 71st Ave
Pembroke Pines, KY
Breeds
Poodle, Toy

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WindCrestCottage Coton De Tulear
(859) 319-9901
200 Greenview Ln
Danville, KY
Breeds
Coton De Tulear

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Mount Sinai Kennels
(859) 240-0489
3489 Fender Rd
Melbourne, KY
Breeds
Dogue De Bordeaux

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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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