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Silky Pin

Silky Pin

Breed Characteristics

Life Span:12-15 Years

Silky Pin Build Information

The Silkypin is a designer breed, combining the gregariousness of a Silky Terrier with the regal astuteness of a Miniature Pinscher. Their coat usually resembles that of the Miniature Pinscher, being brown with some variation of black. They require a moderate amount of grooming and can be susceptible to dry skin. At maturity, they tend to average between 4 to 10 pounds and stand approximately 7 to 11 inches tall.

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

Behaviour and Personality

They bond strongly with their owners, and generally dislike being alone. They can be slightly aggressive in nature, mostly due to the influence of the Miniature Pinscher, making them wonderful guard dogs despite their small size. The Silky-Pin is a bundle of energy and requires a lot of exercise, making this breed a good fit for active families.

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


Colors:Black, Chocolate
Grooming:Medium Maintenance
Coat Type:Silky

Silky Pin Pet Insurance

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Breed Talents and Facts

Training:Moderately easy to train