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Airedale Terrier


airedale terrier dog
airedale terrier
airedale terrier
airedale terrier
airedale terrier dog
     
group: terrier height: 22-24" / 55.9-61 cm height of an airedale terrier dog
types: weight: 44-50 lbs /
19.5-22.67 kg
colors: tan with black markings with or without white marking on chest, black grizzle
physical traits: sturdy, muscular, squarely-built, powerful, thick-boned , well-balanced
hair type: dense, wiry, hard, close lying, from crinkly to slightly waved outer coat, soft undercoat
personality/
temperament:
good-natured, fun-loving, alert, interested, energetic, feisty, lively, inquisitive, dignified, intelligent, loyal, active, reserved. some can be shy or spooked by strangers
maintenance/
special needs:

medium, groom often, exercise, needs attention, some not good with other pets, some have stubborn streak
nickname: 'King of Terriers', Waterside Terrier, Working Terrier
origination: Great Britain cross between Old English Brokenhaired Terrier with the Otterhound
bred for: badger, otter hunting, hunt and kill vermin
identifying traits: largest of terriers
ideal for: family, companion, watchdog, guard dog, police dog, sentry, messenger, country or city (with plenty of exercise) life, any climate
good with kids? yes, but supervise due to rowdiness
of interest: messengers in World War I
life expectancy: 13 yrs  
of interest:  
health concerns : body: hernia - (inguinal, umbilical),
eye: corneal dystrophy, districhiasis, retinal dysplasia, immune: selective IgA deficiency,
nerves: degenerative changes in cerebellum, reproductive: chromosomal number abnormalities (triple-X syndrome)
kennel clubs: akc, ukc, saku, aukc, uk, nzkc-(terrier dog group), fci-(large and medium-sized terrier dog group)
rescues: National Airedale Rescue
 
airedale terrier dog
 
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