Breed Standards for the Silky Terrier
A miniature version of a working terrier, and as such retains the essential features of a vermin hunter. It is somewhat longer than tall, and though of refined bone, it should nonetheless have sufficient strength and substance to suggest that it could kill small rodents.
Small, almond-shaped eyes; Flat skull with shallow stop; Small, V-shaped, erect ears
Docked tail carried high
Blue and tan
Weight: 8-11 lb; Height: 9-10”
The straight, single coat is silky and glossy, following the body outline rather than falling to the floor.
The gait is free and light-footed
It is bold, feisty, inquisitive, and playful, ever ready for action.