One of the original 'designer crossbreeds' dating back to the late 1800s, they resulted from crossing the Australian Terrier and Yorkshire Terrier.
Someone who wants a Toy companion breed with the terrier spirit.
Rodent lovers. These dogs might look dainty, but they can still despatch a rat – or, in their native country, a snake!
Silky Terrier, Silky, Sydney Terrier, Sydney Silky
Similar size and weight to your average cat.
Low (Under 30 minutes)
A walk and a good sniff can be like reading a novel while doing a marathon for a little dog.
Long almost human hair
Luscious long outer locks that need lots of attention and a soft undercoat that will get knotty if not combed out.
Doesn't moult much
But all dogs shed dander so if you're allergic, make sure you'll be ok
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