Airedale Terrier

Airedale Terrier
Vital Statistics:
Place of Origin: England
Group: Terrier
Height: 23 inches
Weight: 44 lbs
Life span: 10-12 yrs.
Trainability: easy
Good with children: yes with supervision
Good with other pets: yes

The Airedale Terrier can make a wonderful family pet.

Where do Airedale Terriers come from?

Airdales are oringally from York, England and named after the river Aire, in Yorkshire. They were primarily bred for hunting bears and wolves.

What do Airedales look like?

Airedales are medium sized dogs with bristly hair that protects the dog from moisture. The coat color is brown with black markings. They have small dark eyes and v-shaped ears.

How big do Airedales get?

Airdales run about 44 lbs. and are about 23″ tall.

What is the temperament of an Airedale?

Airedales are lively dogs and need plenty of exercise in the form of regular walks. In the past they were used as guard dogs, for carrying messages, and also as mousers. But they’ve become companion dogs needing lots of love and attention.

Possible Health Issues

Allergies, autoimmune hemolytic anemia, bloat, cerebullar ataxia, heart problems, epilepsy, hip dysplasia

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