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Breed Characteristics

Life Span:12-15 Years

Silkzer Build Information

A cross between a Miniature Schnauzer and a Silky Terrier, a Silkzer is a small breed of dog averaging less than 10 pounds. They sport soft, medium to long double layered coats that require routine brushing to keep them free of mats. Common colors are brown, cream, red and black.

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

Behaviour and Personality

They love to chase, so if sharing a household with cats, they should be socialized at an early age. Highly intelligent and full of energy, they are easily trained and obedient pets. Their playful, easy-going personality make them very adaptable to most situations and great family dogs.

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


Grooming:Medium Maintenance
Coat Type:Silky

Silkzer 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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