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Silkchon

Bichon Frise / Silky Terrier Hybrid Dogs

Information and Pictures

View from the top looking down at the dog - A furry white with tan Silkchon dog is sitting in a pile of fallen leaves and it is looking up.

Zoey the Silkchon, which is a hybrid of Silky Terrier and Bichon Frise, at 10 months old—"She has a wonderful temperament, much like a Bichon. Her hair is very soft and straight. Her tail is short as well as her legs and her body is the average length of a Bichon. She is very willing to please and easy to train. She likes to dig holes."

Description

The Silkchon is not a purebred dog. It is a cross between the Bichon Frise and the Silky Terrier. The best way to determine the temperament of a mixed breed is to look up all breeds in the cross and know you can get any combination of any of the characteristics found in either breed. Not all of these designer hybrid dogs being bred are 50% purebred to 50% purebred. It is very common for breeders to breed multi-generation crosses.

Recognition

ACHC = American Canine Hybrid Club

DDKC = Designer Dogs Kennel Club

DRA = Dog Registry of America, Inc.

IDCR = International Designer Canine Registry®

Front view - A longhaired, soft looking, brown and tan Silkchon puppy is looking forward as it is being held in the lap of a boy that is sitting outside.

Zoey the Silkchon puppy (Silky Terrier / Bichon Frise mix breed dog) at 4 months old

Close up front side view - A fluffy brown with tan and black Silkchon puppy is sitting on a tiled floor and it is looking forward.

Tusken the Bichon / Silky Terrier mix (Silkchon) as a 2-month-old puppy

Top down view of a brown with tan and black Silkchon dog laying across a hardwood floor and it is looking up. There is a closed door behind it with sun shining in.

Tusken the Bichon / Silky Terrier mix (Silkchon) all grown up at 2 years old