All available puppies pictured below are here in Oxford, Massachusetts
The Silky Terrier (also known as Sydney Terrier) originated from
some combination of Yorkshire and Australian Terriers. Although similar in
appearance, the Silky is quite distinctly to its own breed.
This toy breed is spunky, energetic, and likes to have fun. Yet, will still enjoy snuggling close to its
master on the couch for a nice relaxing evening. They love companionship, affection, and will
provide plenty of love to their owner.
The breed is excellent for older or considerate children.
Beware of smaller children rough housing with the breed, they may become distraught
and react by nipping at the child.
The breed in considered hypoallergenic (little to no
shedding). Due to this, the coat will grow very long and “silky”. Regular
trimming and brushing will be needed. For easier maintenance, a “puppy cut” is
Since the bred is small in size (around 10 pounds full-grown)
and active indoors, they will need minimal exercise. Daily short walks will suffice.
The average life span for a silky is 12 to 15 years.
characteristics of the breed, individual dogs will vary.
Laughlin Kennel is a dog breeder & Kennel located in Oxford,
Massachusetts, near Connecticut, Rhode Island and all of New England,
including Worcester, Providence, Boston, Springfield and Hartford. AKC,
APRI, ACA, UAB and other registries. We have available puppies bred
here and also pups from other breeders.
considered this a purchase or an adoption, bringing a puppy home is a
wonderful joy. And yet adopting a new member into your family is a
life changing event, so call or e-mail us if you have any questions.