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Skye Terrier Info

Skye Terrier Breed Information

Learn all about Skye Terriers at Petstew.com. If you’re interested in adopting or buying a Skye Terrier, or just a dog lover, you should research all details including the Skye Terrier breed temperament, coat, colors, shedding, health, grooming requirements, and more.
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Lifespan: 12-15 years Height: 9-10" Shedding: Moderate Litter Size: 3-6 pups
Group: Working Weight: 22-25 lbs Hair Length: Long Size: Small

Breed Overview

The Skye Terrier is a Small dog breed, with a starting weight of 22 lbs that can reach 25 lbs. It is officially part of the Working group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC. Some critical information for potential owners. The Skye Terrier breed has a typical lifespan of 12 to 15 years, Long hair, and have Moderate shedding. Breeders interested in the Skye Terrier should know that the average litter size is between 3 to 6 puppies.

Skye Terrier Breed Characteristics

Group Working Drooler no
Size Small Guard Dog no
Origin Scotland Easy to Train
Kid Friendly no Hypoallergenic no
Stranger Friendly somewhat Active Indoors somewhat
Apartment Friendly yes Exercise Demands no
Pet Friendly no Yard Needs none
Intelligent Grooming Requirements daily
Barks Dangerous no

Skye Terrier Temperament

good-natured, polite, affectionate, more serious than many terriers, loves attention, loyal, protective, likes to chase other animals

Health Problems

no recorded health-related concerns or issues

Skye Terrier Coat

Skye Terrier Dog Colors

It may be any color from black to cream, preferably with dark muzzle, ears and tail tip.

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