Poolky

Poolky

Breed Characteristics

Type:Mix
Life Span:12-15 Years

Poolky Build Information

Also known as the silky-poo, the small poolky is the hybrid cross of a poodle and a silky terrier. The poolky’s coat is typically short and silky, and it comes in a choice of colors that include cream, apricot, silver, gray, blue, black and brown. The poolky’s coat sheds minimally, but some grooming is needed to maintain a neat look.

Size:Small
Length (Male):8-12 in.
Length (Female):8-10 in.
Weight:< 14 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

These dogs are easy to train, and they make good watchdogs. They are sweet and playful, and they get along with children. The poolky tends to bark a lot, so this may not be an ideal choice for an apartment residence. The poolky is fairly active and will thrive on daily interactive play sessions. This breed is a loyal and affectionate family companion.

Activity Level:Moderately Active
Affection Level:Affectionate
Kid Friendliness:Very Friendly

Appearance

Colors:Apricot, Black, Blue, Chocolate, Cream, Gray, Silver, White
Shedding:Minimal
Grooming:Medium Maintenance
Coat Type:Silky

Poolky Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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Breed Talents and Facts

Training:Easy
Agile/Zippy:Yes