Silky Tzu

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Breed Type
Mix
Life Span
12-15 Years
Other Names
Silky Tzu

Silky Tzu Build Information

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

The Silky Tzu is a mixed dog breed that is a cross between a Shih Tzu and a Silky Terrier. Weighing an average of 8-13 pounds, they make for great indoor pets. Their coats are thick and silky, and can be grown out if desired, but are often kept at about an inch long.

Regular grooming is necessary to keep their coats in great shape.

Unfortunately, they also require regular cleaning of their eyes and ears, as they are prone to infections in both areas.

Behaviour and Personality

Kid Friendliness
Affection Level
Activity Level

Silky Tzus are intelligent and known for their playful personalities, and as a result they easily get along with people, other dogs, and other pets, and they are quite easily trained. The Silky Tzu doesn't require an excessive amount of exercise, and because of their energetic nature they often reach their exercise needs on their own while playing throughout the day.

Appearance

Colors
Black Chocolate Cream Red White
Shedding
Moderate
Grooming
Medium Maintenance
Coat Type
Fine
Maintenance Cost
Medium Maintenance

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