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Great stuff for Silky Terriers!

Updated on October 27, 2014
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Hope Saidel is co-owner of Golly Gear, a bricks-and-mortar and online shop featuring fun, affordable and practical small dog products

Silky Terrier
Silky Terrier | Source

Silky Terriers are real members of the family!

According to the Silky Terrier Club of America, "The Silky may not be the breed for every home. You must be willing to add another intelligent being to your family as a Silky can be much like having a 2-3 year-old child loose in the home. They do not like being neglected or forgotten and if left alone for too long a time they will find entertainment that may not be to your liking!

They can be jealous and revengeful as well as loving and affectionate. A Silky isn't hyper but they do have tons of energy and love to play fetch, go for long walks and in general, be involved in whatever the family is doing!"

Is this little dynamo the dog for you?

Here at our shop Golly Gear, we specialize in products especially for small dogs. Our dog-loving staff will be delighted to help you find exactly what your Silky needs!

Jack (Yorkie) in his Plaid Step-in Harness
Jack (Yorkie) in his Plaid Step-in Harness

Plaid Step-in Harness from Daba Doo

Fully-adjustable, light and strong, these cute Step-in Harnesses by Daba Doo will stop all that fumbling, trying to fasten multiple clasps you can't even see! Once you have the harness adjusted for your little dog, all you have to do is open the harness flat on the floor, have the dog step over it with its front feet in the openings, grasp the two sides and close the easy parachute clasp over the dog's back! Done! Attach the leash (matching leash sold separately) to the rings over the clasp and you're ready to go! Not to mention how cute your dog will look in these plaid harnesses.


Get it! Get it! Go Get it!

Instead of chasing rabbits in the yard, your little dog will love to chase his Rabbit Toy! The Rabbit is extra-fuzzy with great long ears to hang onto! There's a squeaker in the body and one in each ear.

Lexi in the Pink Rolled Microfiber Harness & Leash Set
Lexi in the Pink Rolled Microfiber Harness & Leash Set

Microfiber Step-in Harness

The Microfiber Step-in Harness and Leash Set is a simple, easy-to-use harness that's practical and stylish. It's instantly adjustable for any little dog! Just pull the sliders up, put your little dog's front paws through the openings, bring the leash up, adjust the sliders and you're ready for a walk!

Rolled designs are our best recommendation for dogs with fine, soft fur. It has less tendency to cause matting and glides easily through most coats.

Clicker Training Kit
Clicker Training Kit

Clicker Training

Positive reinforcement training is the way to go, and as Silky Terrier owners know, challenging your dog and keeping him/her busy is a great way to keep your pup out of trouble. Even if you've never used a clicker, this kit is for you. An easy-to-read guide will introduce you to the method and the "Click-A-Trick-Cards," treats, and clicker are all included. In just a few minutes a day, you'll be able to watch your dog learn to offer behaviors and you'll learn to reward the behaviors you want.

Smart dogs, like Silky Terriers, love to learn and are capable of learning all their lives. You can, in fact, teach an old dog new tricks - and they love the time and attention you'll spend on them.

Wubba toys
Wubba toys

Tug a Wubba!

We love Wubbas! This is a wonderful toy for any little dog - great for chewing on, fetching, carrying around, playing tug-of-war. Wubbas can hold up to a persistent chewer (although we haven't found anything that will last forever), and has enough weight to throw a distance, without being too heavy for our little guys to carry happily.

Silky Terrier Resources

When you love an uncommon breed, fellow fans of Silky Terriers may be hard to find. These links will lead to people who share your devotion to Silkies!

© 2008 Hope

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      miccimom 2 years ago from U.S.A

      I love my Silky too! I agree he is such a watchdog. He hears and senses anyone close to our house, right from my living room.

      He is such a loyal dog. He follows me around the house with each step. I just adore him.

      He really is like a 2 or 3 year old. Always wants to be included in what me and my family does.

      Me and my family just Love him.

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      I absolutely love my silky! I thought I had always wanted a westie or a yorkie but I love this breed. They are so playful and loyal. I can let my little girl run free in the park and she always comes right back to me without letting me out of her sight. She is also a very good watchdog. I recommend this breed highly but you have to be willing to do the grooming that is required. I comb out my dogs coat every day to keep it looking nice. I enjoy looking at other peoples dogs they are all so beautiful. I especially love the warm eyes that they have, so loving!