Character and temperament
Lively and outgoing, terriers like to be kept busy. They present the courage of a much larger breed and seem to have no end of energy. Very intelligent and loyal with a lot of affection to give. Needs to be supervised when out as they were originally bred for rodent and snake control making them instinctive hunters.
Australian born as one of the smallest working terriers. Used for rodent and snake control, as a watchdog and even herding sheep.
Long neck and back.
Soft undercoat with a harsh overcoat. Colours red, sandy or dark silvery blue. Some tan markings on head and legs.
No special requirements.
Australian terriers have lots of energy and enjoy daily walks.
Very little moulting, should be groomed once a week. Coat does not need clipping and is relatively easy to care for. It is advised not to wash the coat too often as the natural oils produced are what keeps it glossy.
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