The Airedale Terrier, originating in Great Britain, is a hunting and military dog.
Appearance & Grooming
The Airedale Terrier is a medium-sized dog with a balanced, muscular body. It is well-known as the largest size in the Terrier breed. The breed has a dense and rough coat in tan, grizzle, and black. The Airedale Terrier sheds moderately and requires brushing three times per week.
Behavior & Disposition
The Airedale Terrier is active, energetic, confident, courageous, intelligent, loyal, and friendly. Adult supervision is recommended when playing with children and other dogs.
The Airedale Terrier has a moderate activity level and it is easy for the breed to become overweight. The Airedale Terrier should be carefully monitored for calorie consumption.
The Airedale Terrier is smart but easily bored. Varied obedience training is recommended due to its strength and rambunctiousness.