| UK KC Classification
| Country of Origin
| Date of Origin
||22.5 - 23.5 cm (9 inches)
||4 - 5 Kgs (8 - 11 lbs)
| Life Expectancy
Australian Silky Terriers have a neat, compact build. Their coat is straight, silky, shiny and virtually non-shedding. They can be blue and red or blue and tan in colour.
Australian Silky Terriers are friendly, happy and playful dogs.
If you are considering an Australian Silky Terrier as a pet, consider the following points:
They are suitable for urban living
They are suitable for hot climates
They are unsuitable for outdoor living
They are not easy to obedience train
They may be troublesome with other dogs
They usually make good watch dogs
Australian Silky Terriers are also known as: