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Australian Silky-Haired Terrier

Size: Small

Weight: 12 - 14 lbs.

Height: 10" - 11"

Life Span: 12 - 15 years

Health Problems: Diabetes; mellitus; undescended testicles; yeast dermatitis

Origin: Australia

Also Known As: Australian Terrier

Group: Terrier

Category: Companion Dog

Exercise Needs

The Australian Silky-Haired Terrier will need daily moderate exercise

Grooming Needs

Your Australian Silky-Haired Terrier will need brushing several times a week

Temperament

The Australian Silky-Haired Terrier is fun-loving, adventurous, tenacious and obedient.

Compatibility with Kids

Good with children.

History

Descendant of Cain, Skye, Scotch and Yorkshire Terriers, this breed was used to chase rodents in the 19th century.

Dog Food for Your Australian Silky-Haired Terrier

Small breed puppy food

Small Breed Puppy

For the care and nutrition of Small Breed Puppies.

Bil-Jac Small Breed Senior Dog Food package on countertop

Small Breed Senior

Helps support the lifelong health of small breed senior dogs.

Sensitive Solutions Skin & Stomach Support Counter

Sensitive Solutions Skin & Stomach Support

Features the SmartDefense™ System, with vitamins C & E.

Bil-Jac Picky No More Small Breed Dog Food package front on countertop

Picky No More™ Small Breed

Created to please even the pickiest of small breed dogs. 

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