Breed group : Hounding, Toy
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GENERALBreed group: Hounding, Toy Type: Hybrid
PHYSICALSize: Small Weight: 10-15 pounds Fur length: Ears: Flappy Fur type: Curly
Fur Color: 3 Colors, Light Brown / Golden
ATTRIBUTESLife Expectancy: 12-15 years Rarity: Common Availability: Easily available
Climate: Good for every climate
Silkshunds are cross breeds between Dachshund and Silky Terrier. These breeds are playful, fun-loving, affectionate, and friendly. They are alert and alarms their owners if they sound something mysterious around the perimeter, stray dogs or strangers around. Despite their size, they can be great barkers.
Silkshund comes in combinations of brown, cream, and tan and sometimes with white and black to red-brown markings on their body, ears and head.
The Silkshund has a soft, straight to wavy, silky coat which resembles to hair.
Silkshunds have a friendly personality that makes them a wonderful family dog. They are typically people friendly and and with other dogs and pets they have been raised with.
Silkshunds moderately shed and they needs regular brushing of coat to remove dead hair from time to time. Bathing once a month using a mild soap to refrain damaging of hair and trimming is recommended to keep these breeds from looking great.
The Silkshund is known to be smart. They have a moderate trainability level. Starting their obedience training and socialization at a young age would be be better for these dogs.
Silkshunds are playful, enthusiastic dogs. They can be not so energetic at times and does not require much exercise. They are very friendly and loves being with the company of their owners.