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Airedale Terrier Breeders Portland OR

The Airedale Terrier is the largest terrier breed. A native of England, the Airedale’s lively, intelligent nature makes him a good family dog. The dog is large, terrier built with tan beard and black nose. Please read on to find out more about temperament, home breeding, brief history and fun facts about this amiable pet.

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Airedale Terrier

The Airedale Terrier is the largest terrier breed. A native of England, the Airedale’s lively, intelligent nature makes him a good family dog.

Physical Characteristics

  • Large, terrier build
  • Coat: Harsh, wiry hair
  • Tan beard
  • Black nose
  • Eyes are small and dark
  • Black and tan coat
  • Height: 22-24 inches
  • Weight: 44-50 pounds
  • Average lifespan: 10-13 years

Temperament

  • Courageous, protective, intelligent, pleasant, loyal, stubborn
  • Interaction with people: Good with children ; wants to please owner. Good companion dog
  • Interaction with animals: May be aggressive toward other dogs
  • Training: Easily trained. Tends to display dominant tendencies; owner must be able to show authority

At Home

  • Not recommended for apartments
  • Very active indoors and out

Grooming

  • Frequent shedder
  • Hair should be plucked twice a year
  • Hair between pads of feet should be trimmed
  • Beard should be washed daily

Brief History

  • Originated in England
  • One of the first breeds used for police duty in Germany and England
  • Messengers in wars
  • Game hunters in Africa, India and North America

Fido's Facts

  • Nicknamed "the king of terriers"
  • Largest of all the terriers
  • Presidents Woodrow Wilson, Warren Harding, and Calvin Coolidge each owned one
  • Breed name chosen at Airedale Agricultural Society show of 1882

Medical Conditions

  • Congenital heart diseases (including pulmonic stenosis)
  • Hip and elbow dysplasia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Ophthalmic disorders (including cataracts )
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