Presenting helpful facts about Airedales
Airedales Are BULLY BULLY!
Tara and her human, "Grif"
The Airedale Terrier is a descendent of the Black and Tan Terrier which is now extinct. It gets its name from the river of Aire in the Yorkshire District in Great Britain.
The Airedale Terrier is between 22 and 24 inches tall. It weighs 40 to 50 pounds.
Coat - The coat of the Airedale Terrier is wiry, hard and dense with some curl. It has an undercoat. Color - Airedale Terriers have a tan coat with dark markings on the side of its head and a black saddle.
The eyes of an Airedale Terrier are dark and small.
The Airedale Terrier is a very good house dog. He makes a very good companion and is very sweet. They are great for children who are old enough to play with them.
This dog was chosen as one of the first in England and Germany to be used for police work.
When buying an Airedale Terrier puppy, there are many factors that need to be considered for you and your family, it is also important to keep in mind the requirements of the breed which you are selecting. Should you buy a male or a female? How much room do you have at your present location for your puppy to exercise? Do you have children? If so, you should consider the ages of your children when selecting a puppy. There are books written on the Airedale Terrier. You can check with your local public library which offers many breed books and other reading material. The investment of the time spent before purchasing an Airedale Terrier puppy will be rewarded many times over as this puppy will become a member of the family.
You should never buy a puppy based on the registration paperwork alone. As the buyer of an Airedale Terrier puppy, it is your responsibility to carefully examine the puppy, gather as much information as you can about the sire and dam, and know something about the integrity of the person or business from which you are buying the puppy. After purchasing your puppy, you should carry it to a licensed veterinarian for a health examination. It is your responsibility to make sure the puppy is of good quality and is healthy at the time of purchase.