Silky dog coats are straight, soft, fine and the closest to human hair. Depending on the breed, dogs with this coat type tend to have long hair that is prone to tangling easily. They are often single coated, but this can vary from breed to breed.
COAT GROOMING TIP
When brushing this coat, always brush gently when teasing out tricky tangles, as this can cause discomfort for the dog.
BREEDS WITH THIS COAT TYPE
Springer spaniel, Cocker spaniel, long haired Daschund, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Sprollie, Irish setters, Maltese Terrier, Sussex Spaniel, The Afghan Hound, Gordon Setter