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The coat of the Silky-Pin is normally the color of the Miniature Pincher, black and brown. The hair is short and occasionally is only brown. The coat behind the ears and on the hind legs is longer and curls at the ends with a silky texture.

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Character


The temperament of the Silky-Pin is similar to the Miniature Pincher with less aggression. This breed loves to be on its owner lap or close by. The Silky-Pin strongly desires affection and attention and does not enjoy being left alone for long periods of time.

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Size


7-11 inches
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Weight


4-10 pounds
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General Health


The Silky-Pin has no known health issues.

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History

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Maintenance


The coat of the Silky-Pin generally requires a soft brush for grooming. This breed has sensitive skin and is prone to dryness. Take special care when choosing a shampoo. Most owners search for foods with essential oils to reduce dryness and keep the coat glossy.

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Ideal Environment


The Silky-Pin is suited for indoor living and does not do well if left out in the cold for long periods of time.

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