So you’re looking to adopt an Silky Terrier, or already have one?
According to the American Kennel Club, “Small but not fragile, feisty but not yappy, pretty but not sculpted, Silkys are 10-inch-tall dynamos animated by curiosity and high spirits. The glorious blue-and-tan coat is straight and glossy, and it feels and behaves much like human hair. The wedge-shaped head is topped by profuse hair parted down the middle, and erect V-shaped ears draw attention to the keen, piercing expression of the almond-shaped eyes. Silkys are more refined than typical ratting terriers, but they should still look and behave like a true earthdog. A charming member of the AKC Toy Group, the compact, glossy-coated Silky Terrier is nonetheless a true terrier of energetic high spirits. The Silky, a native of Sydney, Australia, is larger than his close cousin, the Yorkshire Terrier.”
An Silky Terrier typically ranges from 22.86cm to 25.4cm in height, and weighs from 4.535923700000001kg to 4.535923700000001kg.
There are a few pet insurance companies in New Zealand that offer dog insurance for Silky Terrier breeds. Try Cove Insurance as they are currently offering a one-month free promotion. Typically Silky Terrier insurance ranges from $30 per month to $65 – but of course this varies depending on a range of other factors such as gender.