Airedale Terrier

The Airedale Terrier is a strong, active, and very physical dog,
many are used for hunting.

airedale terrier

OCCUPATION: Hunter, police and military dog
HEIGHT: 22-25 inches (56-62 cm.)
WEIGHT: 51-65 pounds (24-29 kg.)
COLOR(S):  tan with black or grizzle saddle
LONGEVITY: 11 to 13 years
EXERCISE: Daily Walk 
GROOMING: Difficult
TRAINING:Easy, Learn well

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The Airedale Terrier originates comes from Great Britain. These breeds oririginally was called as "Waterside Terrier".They were also been called as "Bingley Terrier" because they are many in Bingley village,Yorkshire. The Airedale is a hunting dog, the lagest member of the terrier group.

In the 19th century, they were breed to used as a police dog, and vermin hunter. In the World War II, they were used as a wartime guard.

This breed of dog was registered with the AKC in 1888.


The coat of the Airedale is crisp, wiry, straight,and hard.  This is a sturdy looking breed that is medium or large in size. They have a double coat, outer coat is hard and dense, and with a soft undercoat.

The coat colors of this dog is black or grizzle mixed with tan. The sides , back, and upper parts of the dog body are dark grizzle and black color.


Airedales need daily exercise.  These dog need a brisk jog or run along side a bicycle, or work out on the agilility course.

This breed can be very stubborn at times, but some can do very well in sporting events.  Firm but gentle training is required.


Should make sure Airedale's coat requires daily brushing and comb to keep it clean and free of debris.  Airedales have a hard, short-haired, double coat.

The coat grows continually, and should visit proffesional groomer every six to eight weeks is necessary. For pet Airedales owners can opt for clipping.

The Airedale Terrier will shed heavily, brushed frequently to keep to good looking of the coat. bathe is only required when necessary.


Airedale Terrier can be great family dogs, they are learn to behave to get around with small children. Airedale should not be trusted with small pets, and interactions with the family cat should be supervised.

The Airedale is a strong, active, protective, brave, and affectionate.  Demands love and attention.  

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