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Airedale Terrier

Size: Medium

Weight: 50-70 lbs.

Height: 23"

Life Span: 11 - 14 years

Health Problems: Malignant tumors; CHD; hyperthyroidism; gastric torsion

Origin: England

Also Known As: Waterside Terrier, Bingley Terrier

Group: Terrier

Category: Companion Dog, Guard Dog, Police Dog.

Exercise Needs

The Airedale Terrier requires daily vigorous exercise including daily walks since they tend to have high energy levels.

Grooming Needs

The Airedale Terrier needs minimal grooming: occasional clipping. To keep a shiny coat weekly brushing and removing dead hair is recommended. 


The Airedale Terrier is a bold, adventurous and playful breed. They also have a high energy level.

Compatibility with Kids

Good with childern. Supervising  is recommend with younger childern.


Originated in 19th century Yorkshire, England, along the Aire River, when an Otter Hound was bred with a Black-and-Tan Terrier.

Dog Food for Your Airedale Terrier

Puppy Select 6 lb. Front Counter

Puppy Select Formula

Features our exclusive balance of nutrients for growing puppies.

Adult Select 6 lb. Front Counter

Adult Select Formula

Formulated for dogs of all ages, an excellent choice for multi-dog families.

Senior Select 6 lb. Front Counter

Senior Select Formula

Formulated for dogs 7 years and older.

Bil-Jac Picky No More Medium & Large Breed Dog Food package front countertop

Picky No More™ Medium & Large Breed

Created to please even the pickiest of medium & large breed dogs.