Airedale Terrier

Airedale Terrier

Character and temperament

Very versatile and easy to train, they are intelligent and adaptable. They make devoted family pets, suitable with children. They make good guard dogs and will protect the family home. Airedales have a potential to be stubborn so they need firm handling.

Origin

Airedales were bred in Yorkshire by local hunters.

General description

Hard wirey outer coat with a soft undercoat. Muscular and well built with long legs. Black and tan.

Food

Airedales are energetic and so need a good quality food.

Exercise

2 hours a day. Very energetic dogs, love being active and playing games, they are very intelligent. Exercise should be restricted until they are 1 year old.

Grooming

Airedales shed their coats twice a year. They require brushing everyday and visits to a professional groomer regularly.

Other information

Airedale Terriers are also known as 'King of Terriers'.

Stats

Average height (dog)
23
Average height (bitch)
22
Average weight (dog)
46
Average weight (bitch)
46
Average life expectancy
12-15
Average litter size
8
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