Hybrid Origin: The Silkypoo is a hybrid between the Silky Terrier and the Poodle. Country of Origin: Silkypoos originate in the United States of America. Original Purpose: The Silkypoo is a great family companion. Breed Characteristics: Silkypoos commonly are very playful and make a great family pet. Silkypoos are intelligent and are considered fairly easy to train. Silkypoos are known to be low shedding or a no shedding dog. With proper socialization Silkypoos make great pets for the entire family. Life Expectancy: Average life expectancy for the Silkypoo is 10 - 13 years.