Silky Terrier Dog (Australian Dog)
Category: Terrier Dogs
Facts about Silky Terrier Dog, "Scientific name for Silky Terrier Dog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris". The Silky Terrier Dog is a tiny variety of dog that hails from Australia and belongs to the terrier dog category. Even though its family categories and varieties hail from Great Britain, the Silky Terrier Dog breed is developed in Australia. The Silky Terrier Dog is closely associated with the Yorkshire Terrier and the Australian Terrier. Though this dog breed is called as the Silky Terrier Dog in North America, it is called as the Australian Silky Terrier in its mother country and in other countries of the world.
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. Silky Terrier Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult Silky Terrier Dogs they have 42 teeth. When Silky Terrier puppies are born, they have no teeth and are deaf and blind. Silky Terrier Puppies for their first few weeks will sleep ninety percent of the day and their vision is not fully developed until after the first month.
Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people. It is a fact a Dog can hear a sound at four times the distance of a human. Sound frequency is measured in Hertz (Hz) Def-Hertz is the measurement of frequency, explicitly it's one cycle per second. The higher the Hertz are, the higher the pitched the sound is. Dogs hear best at 45,000 Hz to 65,000 Hz, while humans hear best at around 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz.
Though the matured female Silky Terrier Dogs are smaller than the male ones, the Silky Terrier breed is capable of attaining the height, ranging from (23 to 25 cm), with the varying body weight between (4 and 5 kg).
The Silky Terrier Dog breed is a little, fine-boned, reasonably low-set dog. The body of the dog is somewhat longer than its height, with a level top line. The dog has a wedge-shaped head, which is evenly between its ears, and it is fairly long, with the head being somewhat longer than its muzzle. The stop is low and the color of the nose is black. The teeth of the Silky Terrier Dog meet in a scissors bite. The small, dark colored eyes are in the shape of an almond, with dark colored eye rims. The small vertical ears of the Silky Terrier Dog are in the shape of the alphabet “V”, and are set high on its head. Silky Terrier Dog has straight forelegs, with small feet, which resemble that of a cat. The tail of the Silky Terrier Dog is set high and it is customarily docked. Silky Terrier Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
The Silky Terrier Dog is affectionate, extremely clever, brave and alert. The Silky Terrier Dog are spunky, joyful and sociable, and they like to be close to their owner. Silky Terrier Dog is full of energy and requires a good quantity of exercise so as to be calm. It is inquisitive and eager, and an excited digger. In spite of the size of the Silky Terrier Dog, this passive dog is smart, active and quick, making it a good overseer.
The Silky Terrier Dog breed is extremely prone to mats and tangles, so it requires daily brushing and combing. The Silky Terrier Dog sheds slight to no hair.
It is a Fact a Silky Terrier Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. Silky Terrier Dogs have three eyelids, a lower lid, an upper eyelid lid and a third lid, that is called a haw or nictitating membrane, this keeps the Silky Terrier Dogs eye protected and moist. Dogs eyes have a special membrane for seeing better at night, called a tapetum lucidum - a dogs reflective layer in the choroid chiefly of nocturnal, causing the eyes to glow when light at night hits the eyes and they consist of some layers of smooth flat cells covered by a section of double deformed crystals.
The average lifespan of the Silky Terrier Dog breed ranges from 12 years to 15 years. In 1959 the Silky Terrier Dog was recognized by the AKC (American Kennel Club) and established in 1962 the dogs standard and than later it was updated in 1967.
When purchasing a Silky Terrier Dog from a breeder, make sure to find a good breeder with references check at least two to three of the puppies that were purchased from this breeder, check with the people who purchased them.
Average body temperature for a dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
Female dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. Female dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born.
A dog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants). All Dogs are direct descendants of wolves.
The number one heath problems amongst dogs is obesity, so always make sure your dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that dogs have are just an issue of long toenails.
A Silky Terrier Dog’s mouth can apply approximately 150 to 200 pounds of pressure per square inch and an American Pit Bull Terrier, German Shepherd Dog and a rottweiler can have 320 LBS of pressure on avg.
Only humans and dogs have prostates and a dog doesn't have an appendix.
Dogs pant to keep cool with 10 to 35 breaths per minute with an average of 24 breaths per minute. A large dog breed resting heart beats between 60 to 100 times per minute, and a small dog breed’s heart beats on average between 100 to 140 pant a lot.
Dog’s nose prints can be used to identify them, their nose prints are like a humans finger print. It is a Fact a dog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A dog’s nose, secretes a thin layer of mucous that helps it absorb scent, after that they lick their noses and sample the scent through their mouth.