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Airedale Terrier

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Airedale Terrier

Airedale Terrier
Photographer: Lilly M

UK KC Classification Terrier
Country of Origin UK
Date of Origin 1800s
Height 56 - 61 cm (22 - 24 inches)
Weight 20 - 23 Kgs (44 - 50 lbs)
Life Expectancy 13 Yrs

Main Characteristics

Airedale Terriers are the largest of the terrier breeds. They have a muscular build, they are keen, active and are known to be courageous and intelligent. Their coat is dense and wiry in texture, and they are black and tan in colour.


Airedale Terriers are outgoing, friendly, confident dogs.


If you are considering an Airedale Terrier as a pet, consider the following points:
They are suitable for urban living
They thrive in cold climates
They are happy to live and sleep outdoors
They may be troublesome with other dogs
They require a lot of physical exercise
They usually make good watch dogs

Interesting Facts

Airedale Terriers are also known as:
Waterside Terrier
Bingley Terrier
King of Terriers

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