Silkin:Australian Silky Terrier and Japanese Chin Mix

Hybrid Breed

Australian Silky Terrier + Japanese Chin


Japanese Chin and Silky Terrier Mix - a hybrid breed

The Japanese Chin and the Australian Silky Terrier are two very popular mixed breeds. This mix is ideal for owners who are looking for an intelligent, loyal and loving companion. Both breeds share similar traits, such as their ability to get along well with other pets, a friendly demeanor, and a calmer temperament than other dog breeds. The Japanese Chin additionally brings a distinctly adaptable nature, energy and intelligence, while the Australian Silky Terrier shows its curiosity, enjoyment of play and resilience. Both dogs make great family pets and love to be put on laps. However, they need regular play and endurance activities to feel happy and healthy. Such a mixed breed is not only cute, but also a devotional dog that will bring you much joy.

Alternate Name -
Origin Australia - Japan
Life expectancy 12 - 16 years
Care requirements high-maintenance
Activity level average - low
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Possible character traits of Silkin - Such is probably his nature.

The character and attitude of the Japanese Chin & Australian Silky Terrier mixed breed are very similar. Both breeds are intelligent, curious, lovable and playful.

This hybrid breed is also known for their energy, so it is important to provide them with regular exercise and exercise. When they get the right amount of exercise, they are gentle, friendly and easy to train. They are also a very alert breed and are often used as guard dogs.

They are very loyal to their owners and like to be around them. They are much closer than many other breeds, which means they bond with their families and like to have them around.

This hybrid breed is very adaptable and can live in a busy city life as well as a quiet rural life.

However, care must be taken to ensure that they are properly socialized. It is important that they get to know other dogs, people and animals through early training, otherwise they may become suspicious of new people or animals.

This hybrid breed comes in a variety of colors, which gives them a unique expression. They have a soft, black coat that is slightly longer than other dog breeds.

Overall, the Japanese Chin & Australian Silky Terrier Mix are a hardy, adaptable, loyal and lovable breed that is a good choice for all types of dog owners.

What diseases can occur in Japanese Chin and Australian Silky Terrier Mix.

The Japanese Chin Australian Silky Terrier Mix is a cute, loyal and affectionate dog breed that is suitable as a family dog. However, these dogs also have some specific health issues to be aware of.

These include hip dysplasia (HD), a painful condition of the hip joint caused by imbalances in the muscles and joints. This problem can lead to a reduction in the dog's mobility and promote early careers in dogs competing in Competitive Obedience events. HD is congenital and can be diagnosed by screening tests. Another problem that occurs in this breed is an increased risk for heart defects. Although a screening test is available for this problem, it is best to consult an experienced veterinarian to determine the best treatment plan.

Silkins may also be susceptible to respiratory problems. Some common respiratory problems in this dog breed include laryngitis, chronic bronchitis and coughing. These conditions can be caused by allergic reactions, poor nutrition, or poor air quality in their environment. To minimize the risk of such respiratory problems, make sure the dog's environment is clean and free of allergens.

Finally, Japanese Chin Australian Silky Terrier mixes can also suffer from eye diseases, such as glaucoma and cataracts. Again, early diagnosis and treatment is essential to minimize the risk of long-term damage to the eyes.

In any case, owners should see a veterinarian regularly to minimize the risk of potential disease. With proper care and attention, the Japanese Chin Australian Silky Terrier mix can be a healthy, happy companion for years to come.

Both breeds have similar coat and color. The Japan Chin and Australian Silky Terrier mix has a long or short haired coat with a lot of shine. Its color is usually white, gray or brown. However, there are also special colors such as red, black or brindle. The coat is smooth and soft and often straight. However, some animals have a slight waviness in the coat. The Japan Chin and Australian Silky Terrier mix has a very pleasant and lovable personality, making it a popular family dog.

What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?

A Silkin has a slender muscular coat that is very soft and long. They are usually white with black markings, but other colors may be present. They have a round face, small ears and a bushy tail. Their size is about 25 cm to 28 cm and they weigh about 4 kg to 5 kg.

Fur length long
Fur flat coated
Ear shape Standing Ears - Floppy Ear
Tail short - rolled up
Anatomy slim, square, slim
Size ♀ 20 - 27 cm
Weight ♀ 1 - 7 kg
Size ♂ 20 - 27 cm
Weight ♂ 1 - 7 kg
Suitable For -
  • Cataract

    Cataracts are still one of the most common causes of blindness, even in dogs.

  • Dermatophytosis

    Dermatophytosis (synonym dermatophytosis, from ancient Greek τὸ δέρμα derma, German 'skin' and ancient Greek φυτόν phyton, German 'plant') or tinea (Latin for 'woodworm', 'moth') is a skin fungal disease caused by specific fungi (dermatophytes).

  • Ureteral ectopy

    Ureteral ectopy (also known as ureteral ectopia) is an inherited condition where the ureter (known as the ureter) does not end in the bladder as usual due to a misalignment.

  • Eye diseases

    Often occur with allergies and intolerances.

  • Eye infections

    Chronic eye infections can be very painful in dogs and can be treated with medication. In rare cases, the cornea must be treated.

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