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Airedale Terrier

Appearance

AKC Height:

Dogs should measure approximately 23 inches in height at the shoulder; bitches, slightly less.

Colors:

Black/Tan. A red mixture is often found in the black. A small white blaze on the chest is permissible.

Basic Requirements

Airedale Terriers need monthly bathing and every-two-month stripping of the coat. Shedding is moderate if your dog is properly groomed. Airedales require an average-sized yard, with room to run and use up their boundless energy.

Temperament

Airedale Terriers are intelligent, lively and confident. Gentle yet firm training is required. Airedales love to play, and they are good with children.

Airedale Terrier Housebreaking

Housebreaking requires consistency on your part. Dogs are creatures of habit, and knowing the tips and tricks of training will make the process so much easier and less stressful. PUPPY HOUSEBREAKING tips: https://www.dog-breeds.net/puppy-housebreaking/ ADULT MARKING AND RETRAINING tips: https://www.dog-breeds.net/dog-housebreaking-marking-page/

Health

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The average lifespan is twelve years. They are generally a healthy breed.

Where to find puppies and adults

If you are looking for a puppy or adult dog, please read our important information on choosing a puppy from a breeder and adopting a dog from a rescue. There are good dog breeders and good dog rescues and there are bad dog breeders and bad dog rescues. Our information will help you to make an informed decision and will give you tips on what to look for and what to avoid.

Pet shops are not the best place to look for a puppy. Dogs from pet shops often come from puppy mills, and puppy mill dogs are often kept in unhealthy conditions. The best way to end puppy mills is to rescue or buy from reputable sources.