Reigning CATs N DOGs since 2003
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Come forth, and bring with you a heart
That watches and receives.
— William Wordsworth
Silkypoo aka Poolky is a mixed (some call
comprised of a Silky Terrier and French Poodle.
The Silky Terrier was created in the late 1800s
by crossing the Yorkie with an Australian Terrier.
Poodles originated in Germany,
but developed into a distinct breed in France.
Silkypoos — a quick glance:
Average height — 9-15 inches
Average weight — 8-20 lbs
Life span average — 12-15 yrs
Coat — short, silky, wavy to curly — considered hypoallergenic
Grooming — low maintenance
Shedding — low
Activity high — high energy, loves to run
Intelligence — high
Ease of trainability — moderate (stubbornness — at times short attention span)
Playfulness — high
Housebreaking — can be difficult
Good with other dogs; need to socialize with cats — or will chase — in play
Lapdog — loves to be held
Vocalization — can be noisy barkers
Personality — loving, endearing, funny
Bottom line — great family pet
Let exercise alternate with rest. - Pythagoras