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Australian Terrier

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Australian Terrier

UK KC Classification Terrier
Country of Origin Australia
Date of Origin 1800s
Height 24.5 - 25.5 cm (10 inches)
Weight 5 - 6 Kgs (12 - 14 lbs)
Life Expectancy 14 Yrs

Main Characteristics

Australian Terriers are strongly built, active dogs. They have a harsh, dense coat that has a ruff around the neck area and they can be blue and tan, sandy or red in colour.


Australian Terriers are friendly, extrovert and eager to please.


If you are considering an Australian Terrier as a pet, consider the following points:
They are suitable for urban living
They are suitable for hot climates
They require minimal grooming
They are happy to live and sleep outdoors
They are not easy to obedience train
They usually make good watch dogs

Interesting Facts

Australian Terriers are also known as:


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