Breed Rating

family friendly:
Dog friendly:
Watch/guard dog:
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Breed Attributes


Breed group:     Type: Hybrid    Talent: , ,


Size: Small     Weight: Unknown     Fur length: Long    Ears: Flappy    Fur type: Curly    Fur Color: 3 Colors, Black, Black & Brown, Black & White, Brown & White, Dark Brown / Chocolate, Light Brown / Golden, White / Cream


Life Expectancy: About 15 years    Rarity: Uncommon    Availability: Hard to find    Climate: Good for every climate.

Breed Details


The Poolky dog breed is a hybrid or designer type of dog breed. They are developed from a cross between the Poodle and the Silky Terrier dog breed. They are also called Silkypoo or Silky-poo.

They are naturally very sweet and playful dogs. They get along well with kids and enjoy barking as well. They make wonderful family dogs and watchdogs. As the Poolky's shed very little to none they are perfect for families with allergy issues or people who does not want to deal with dog hair.



The Poolky's coat looks very much like that of the Poodle except that they have silky fur like the Silky Terrier. Grooming should be done regularly. Brushing and combing about 4-5 times a week will keep it free from tangles and looking good. They shed very little to none making them hypoallergenic dogs.


These dogs are very sweet, playful dogs in nature. They are wonderful with children which makes them very suitable as a family dog. They enjoy barking as well. Keep these dogs happy and content by providing them proper leadership of a human and they would be a delight to live with.


The Poolky's long coats need to be groomed regularly to keep them healthy and looking good. The hair around the face should be trimmed because of the fur in the eyes. Dogs that have no clear vision could develop insecurity. The hair around the eyes should also be cleaned regularly to avoid staining. These dogs are generally healthy being a hybrid type of dog. However, their parents and predecessors should still be looked up to ensure that they did not encounter any health issues. In case there is any, it should be watched out for. In addition to this, a regular visit to the vet should ensure that any health problem can be caught early on and be treated.


This dog is intelligent and is very eager to please making them easy to train. Humans handling this dog should provide proper leadership with a calm, assertive and consistent manner.


These dogs can do well in any type of living conditions. They can do well in an apartment as long as they are taken to their daily walks. Dogs who are not taken to their daily walks can develop destructive behavior that could escalate further in the future.

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