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National Specialty Post

The Silky Terrier Club of America’s    2024 National Specialty   Timonium MD — Our Theme: “Under the Bigtop” We lost our original venue for the STCA 2024 National near Baltimore MD when our hotel closed, but we were able to secure a contract for our show venue with the Maryland State Fairgrounds. Our hotel […]

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Buzzy as a Macho Small Dog

Macho Small Dogs

My Buzzy can be quite a pistol. I saw this when I took him in for his last eye check. As the vet approached him, Buzzy fixed him with a bright, intent eye. “Doesn’t bite, does he?” asked the vet. “Oh, no, not at all,” I said. And Buzzy was fine. Just wanted to let

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Silky not from a show breeder

But I Don’t Need a Show Dog!

by Terri Lewin Gilbert Why do people recommend choosing a breeder who shows and titles their dogs to folks who are just looking for a pet and have no interest in showing? Why should breeding to Breed Standard be important to a pet home? Does it seem excessive, or “snobby”? It’s not, and here’s why.

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silky terrier temperament

Top Dogs 2023

Below are links to the latest Top Silkys in the US, per Canine Chronicle statistics. Stats are updated monthly. All Breed (competition against all breeds): And here are the Breed stats — competition against other Silkys: And here are the owner-handled stats, where all the competitors own their own dogs:

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