Silkzer Information

use keyboard arrows for additional information about this breed

User added info

The Silkzer is a hybrid of purebreds Silky Terrier and Miniature Schnauzer. This small lapdog comes in various colors like white, black, gray, crème, fawn, and silver. They have a unique physical appearance with round brown eyes and triangular ears. They are great companions who mingle well with singles & families with older children. You can leave them alone at home because of their high tolerance for loneliness. These are ideal for apartment-style living. Their life expectancy is between

add info


Sweet,loving,stubborn and smart

Sweet,loving,stubborn,shy and smart.

The lively, attention-seeking, eager-to-please persona make Silkzers an attractive pet. They have prey hunting drive, which they acquire by genes. Thus, turning them into chasers for small animals. Although early training and socialization can help them deal better with this. They are also intelligent and excellent learners.

add info


It can grow up to the average height of 9-14
add info


21 Ibs
It weighs between 8-15 lbs when fully grown.
add info

General Health

Every dog has different health traits, and it is necessary for its owner to keep a check on it. You can make a health chart for your pet as instructed by the vet. Some of the common health issues that Silkzers are prone to are mentioned below: Major concerns • Leg-Calves Perthes Disease • Hip Dysplasia • Portosystemic Shunt Minor concerns • Cataracts • Atopy

add info


Just like any other hybrids, its history is also not adequately documented, and therefore it\'s unknown. But, before you adopt a Silkzer, make sure that you acquire all the information regarding its ancestral histories. The Silky Terrier is a crossbreed of Yorkshire Terrier and Australian Terriers during the late 1800s. It was earlier known as Sydney Silky and Australian Terrier. This skilled hunting dog transported to the US by some American soldiers. The American Kennel Club recognized it in the year 1959. Whereas, the Schnauzer developed in Germany with the aim of vermin control and guarding. It is a cross between Stanford Schnauzer and other German breeds(Poodle, Pinscher,etc.)It gained popularity in the US, and the American Kennel Club registered it in the year 1926. Today, it is ranked among the top 20 dog breeds.

add info


The Silkzers require a moderate amount of care for its silky, long, and double coat. They do shed less, and regular brushing helps to keep their coat dirt and tangle-free. Bathing is not frequently needed as it can dry out its skin and natural oils. Therefore, bath only when required. They are not prone to any dental problems; however, brushing once a week is obligatory. Also, keep a check on ears to prevent any infection or injury and don’t forget to clip their nails from time to time.

add info

Ideal Environment

They are playful but don’t require strenuous exercises or activity time of more than 15-20 minutes daily. You can take them to dog parks and short walks in the neighborhood. They enjoy playing indoors with their toys. Due to their high tolerance level for climatic extremes, they are adaptable to different surroundings. They appreciate spending time with their owners and stay happy while around them.

add info

Dog Training!

If you're having problems training your dog or getting control, you should read our review of Adam will do whatever it takes to help you whip your dog into shape. I've used them to help with my Great Dane as well as help friends train their dogs. It's the first place I go to help answer users Questions. Many training issues are too extensive to answer in this forum, which is why I refer a lot of the load to his site. Update: I've been using and recommending DogProblems for three years now. I, as well as my users, value the techniques we've learned. I get weekly emails from users who have become better owners from the information they received.

Find your new Pooch

Puppies For Sale Find a Breeder Rescue a Dog
Be the First to take out an Ad! Affenpinscher
Berlin, DE
Die Hobbyzucht im „Butzemannhaus“ ist geprägt von Liebe und Respekt gegenüber den Tieren. Ich sehe meine Tiere nicht...
Be the First to take out an Ad!

Silkzer Q&A

Ask a Question
View all Q&A

Silkzer Photos

Upload a Photo

Recent Products

Relevant Blogs