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Height: 25 - 26 cm (9.75 - 10.25 inches); Weight: 25-40 pounds
The coat is double-layered. The top layer is straight and long, while the bottom layer is short, wooly and thick. Allowable colors are black or gray, or borwn and blond with dark markings on the ears, muzzle, and tail.
This dog is affectionate, loyal, and a little reserved around strangers. It makes a good watchdog.
As long as children do not tease them, Skye Terriers get along fine with them. Provided proper socialization has taken place, this breed gets along fine with other household pets, although it may try to dominate other dogs.
Weekly grooming with a brush is required. The hair should stay parted down the middle of the back. Excessive hair around the pads of the feet must be trimmed and the ears must be kept clean.
This breed needs training to be fair and consistent, and must be done with mutual respect.
The Skye terrier needs lots of exercise. It loves to go on long walks in the woods or countryside.