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									Some Facts about Silky Terrier Pet Dogs

Dogs have always been man’s best friend. Nowadays, however, human-canine
relations have been rather strained mainly because of apartment living.
Many people today live in condominiums or apartment building where pets
aren’t allowed. Because of this, people realize that they either need to
get another place or to get one of the robot dogs that many companies are
selling today. There is, however, an alternative –many people today are
getting “toy” pet dos like silky terriers.

These “toy” dogs are the way to go if you want the warmth and
companionship of a pet dog without the hassles. In this article, we are
going to discuss the many virtues of having a silky terrier pet dog.

One of the best characteristics of the silky terrier is its coat. If you
have a silky terrier pet dog, the first thing you will notice about is
the way that it coat shines. A silky terrier’s coat is actually where it
gets the name from since its coat is straight and silky. One of the main
reasons why dogs aren’t allowed in apartment buildings is because of fur
shedding. Some dogs have the tendency to shed their coats and leave
clumps of fur lying around the house. This can be very messy if not
outright disgusting.

One of the virtues of having a silky terrier pet dog is the fact that its
coat really doesn’t shed. This means that people can be sure that their
pet dog does not leave a furry mess when it explores a room. Thus, your
carpeting is safe from dog fur.

Naturally alert and friendly, the silky terrier can make an excellent
watchdog because of its terrier nature. It is friendly, but a silky
terrier pet dog can be quite possessive with their family. It does not
really like to be left alone for long periods of time and would behave
their best when someone is always home with it.

One thing you need to keep silky terriers as pet dogs is commitment. The
coat of the silky terrier is prone to matting and tangles, which means
that you need to brush it regularly. It also needs to be shampooed
regularly in order to maintain the shine of the coat. Care should also be
taken with the throat sine a silky terrier pet dog has especially
sensitive trachea. You see how much attention a silky terrier pet dog
requires?

Training can also be quite a challenge since a silky terrier pet dog may
be difficult to housebreak. People who own one agree that it takes a lot
of energy to properly train a silky terrier pet dog. A silky terrier pet
dog, however, will do well in training if a choke collar is not used. The
trainer needs to be firm but just to the animal.

A silky terrier pet dog can also be full of energy. This means that you
need to constantly keep it occupied with activities. Boredom is one of
the enemies of the silky terrier pet dog. It likes to be given the chance
to run and play but it also is very suitable for an apartment. You also
need to keep a silky terrier pet dog occupied socially.
A silky terrier pet dog may be a handful, but it is perfect if you want a
little ball of fun to keep you company.

								
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