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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.

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