The toy-sized terrier has big-dog boldness.

Vital Stats

Height: 9 to 10 inches at shoulder
Weight: 8 to 10 pounds
Coat: long and silky
Life span: 12 to 15 years

The Silky Terrier exemplifies the expression “small dog, big personality.” Weighing just eight to 10 pounds when full grown, he’s tough and confident, perhaps because of his heritage as a hunter of small prey.

Beneath the feistiness, however, is a loving companion dog who loves to stick close to his person. Full Silky Terrier profile on
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