GENERAL APPEARANCE: Long coated, coat hanging quite straight
and evenly down each side, a parting extending from nose to end
of tail. Very compact and neat. carriage very upright conveying an
important air. General outline conveying impression of vigorous
and well proportioned body.
Alert, intelligent toy terrier.
Spirited with even disposition.
HEAD AND SKULL:
small and flat, not too prominent
or round in skull, nor too long in muzzle; black nose.
Medium, dark, sparkling, with sharp intelligent expression
placed to look directly forward. Not prominent. Edge of eyelids
carried erect, not too far apart, covered
with short hair, colour very deep, rich tan.
regular and complete scissor bite, i.e. the upper
teeth closely overlapping the lower teeth and set square to the
Well laid shoulders, legs straight,
with hair of rich golden tan a few shades lighter at ends than at
not extending higher on forelegs than elbows
Compact with moderate spring of rip, good loin.
Hindquarters: Legs quite straight when viewed from behind,
moderate turn of stifle. Well covered with hair of rich golden tan a
few shades lighter at ends than at roots, not extending higher on
hind legs than stifle.
Round; nails black.
docked to medium length with plenty of hair,
darker blue in colour than rest of body, especially at end of tail.
Carried a little higher than level of back.
GAIT / MOVEMENT:
with drive; straight action front and behind
on body moderately long, perfectly straight
(not wavy ),
glossy; fine silky texture, not woolly. Fall on head long, rich
tan, deeper in colour at sides of head, about ear roots and on
muzzle where it should be very long.
Tan on head not to extend on to neck, nor must any sooty or dark
hair intermingle with any of tan.
Dark steel blue
( not silver blue ),
extending from occiput
to root of tail. never mingled with fawn, bronze or dark hairs.
Hair on chest rich, bright tan. All tan hair darker at the roots
middle, shading to still lighter at tips.
Weight up to
3.3 kg (7lbs).
Any departure from the foregoing points
considered a fault and the seriousness with which the fault should
be regarded should be in exact proportion to its degree.
animals should have two
apparently normal testicles
fully descended into the
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Remember, what you feed to your silky terrier, will
show in his or her general appearance and condition. Puppies in
particular should receive adequate nutrition due to the particular
demands placed upon their constitution during the growth period.
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COMPLETE DOG CARE!
Specially made for Yorkshire
Terrier's adult & mature. (And Silky Terriers)