Silky Terrier Resources

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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 Grooming

Silky Terrier Grooming

Silky Terriers are actually very easy to groom. Really. It’s all about knowing what to do and having the right equipment. Of course, as you contemplate the mass of tangles, burs, and bits of stick that your dog has managed to accumulate over that last (it feels like) teensy period of time, exchanging the dog …

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Training a Silky Terrier

“The keenly alert air of the terrier is characteristic…the manner is quick, friendly, responsive.” AKC Standard It is easy to think that Silkys must be easy to train – after all, if they get too obnoxious you can just pick them up. But while in a small package, these are tough terriers that get bored …

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