Silkshund

Silkshund

Breed Characteristics

Type:Mix
Life Span:12-15 Years

Silkshund Build Information

The Silkshund may not be the breed for first-time dog owners. These are mixed breeds between Dachshund and Silky Terriers, and may adopt brave, guard dog-like qualities from the Dachshund side. Their coat is longer than the short-haired Dachshund and can be straight or wavy and soft.

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

Behaviour and Personality

The Silkshund may not be the breed for first-time dog owners. These are mixed breeds between Dachshund and Silky Terriers, and may adopt brave, guard dog-like qualities from the Dachshund side. Like a true Terrier, these dogs are playful and loving but also intelligent and curious.

Activity Level:Slightly Active
Affection Level:Affectionate
Kid Friendliness:Friendly

Appearance

Colors:Black, Chocolate, Cream, Gold, Red, White, Yellow
Shedding:Moderate
Grooming:Medium Maintenance
Coat Type:Wavy

Silkshund 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:Moderately easy to train