At A Glance

Size: Medium

Weight: 45 - 50 lbs.

Height: 22" - 23"

Life Span: 12 - 14 years

Airedale Terrier

Also know as: Waterside Terrier, Bingley Terrier

Group: Terrier

Origin: England

Today's Role: Companion Dog, Guard Dog, Police Dog.

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

Temperament / Behavior
The Airedale Terrier is a bold, adventurous and playful breed.

Breed-Related Health Concerns
Malignant tumors; CHD; hyperthyroidism; gastric torsion

Special Needs
Exercise: The Airedale Terrier requires daily vigorous exercise.

Grooming: The Airedale Terrier needs minimal grooming: occasional clipping.


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