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Registration: All Silkchons are registrable with the International Designer Canine Registry and are eligible for full registration and pedigree services.

Click here to learn more about Silkchon registration; how to register your Silkchons or to dual register your Silkchon with the International Designer Canine Registry.

The International Designer Canine Association recognized and began recording registration for the Silkchon in 2009.

Breed Characteristics

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Hybrid Origin:  The Silkchon is a hybrid between the Silky Terrier and the Bichon Frise.

Erroneous Alias:  Silkychon

Country of Origin:  Silkchons originate in the United States of America.

Original Purpose:  The Silkchon is a great family companion.

Breed Characteristics:  Silkchons generally are intelligent, loyal, and affectionate.

The Silkchon tend to be very friendly towards children and other animals.

Silkchon tend to be independent, outgoing, friendly, playful, curious, and alert.

Life Expectancy:  Average life expectance for the Silkchon is 12 - 15 years.





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