Powerful dog, ready for action, with hot blood, is certainly Airedale Terrier. Extremely versatile, for someone who likes a lot of action and true pal.
AIREDALE TERRIER: HISTORY
Airedale Terrier is known as the king of terriers. Comes from the old English Terrier or black and yellow brown terrier as the primary species. Resulting in the mid-nineteenth century in the valley of the river Aire in Yorkshire. Interbred them to improve hunting skills in the water. First it was known as the Waterside Terrier.
As a Airedale Terrier was recognized in 1878. In the early 20th century, a recognized champion of the breed Master Briar got descendants, who transferred glory to America. Behavior and abilities are influenced to become an excellent police dog. After the first World War, the popularity has declined, but today their reputation is at a high level.
AIREDALE TERRIER: APPEARANCE AND ANATOMY
Airedale Terrier has a proud posture and body composition rather checkered. The biggest Terrier of all existing with a very solid bone. Muscular and quite compact.
Males size is in the range from 22 to 24 inches, while the size of the females is in the range from 22 to 23 inches.
The male weight ranges from 50 lbs to 64 lbs and the weight of the females varies from 39 lbs to 44 lbs.
HEAD: proportional, long, flat.
EYES: dark colors, small, terrier expression, intelligent.
EARS: V shape, small, suit to face.
TEETH: strong teeth and jaws, scissor bite, teeth are set square to the jaws.
NECK: muscular, medium length and of medium intensity.
FRONT LEGS: flat, sloping, well placed.
REAR LEGS: long and strong thighs, muscular, joints parallel.
BODY: short back, ribs well sprung, chest deep, not broad.
CLUTCHES: small, round, compact, with strong pads.
FUR: hard, dense, elastic, smooth and flat lying. The top coat is hard, while the bottom coat is softer.
COLOR: Saddle, neck and upper side of tail are black or grizzle, all other parts are in color of flame. Ears are usually darker in color.
AIREDALE TERRIER: CHARACTER AND BEHAVIOUR
Airedale Terrier is a very active dog. The first two years of life is extremely active and then it gradually calms down. Bold, fast, friendly and full of confidence. It is always cautious, but not nervous or aggressive. Always matches well with children and other animals.
However, according to other dogs may show dominance. It is simply in their nature. It is an excellent guard dog, with a tendency to always intervene in the scuffle. The biggest characteristic is inherited stubbornness. It is an excellent police dog, guard or messenger.
AIREDALE TERRIER: ADAPTATION AND CONDITIONS OF LIFE
Airedale Terrier is quite agile dog. Loves active lifestyle and need his daily physical activity. It would therefore be desirable to have a yard. If this is lacking, and long leash walks are the right way to spend energy. If necessary, go out into the woods where they can freely run.
Due to high intelligence, quickly adopted by all of the tasks and rules of life in the house. Coaching is a real challenge because Airedale Terrier is a pretty stubborn dog. It can live outdoors in areas with a temperate climate, but it is still recommended to live in a house or apartment. If you are a dynamic dog lover, then this is the right choice for you.
AIREDALE TERRIER SEEN BY CHILDREN
AIREDALE TERRIER: HEALTH PROBLEM AND CARE
Airedale Terrier has sharply fur, which require combing at least twice a week. All this, along with a haircut and design manual trimmers. Trimming is enough to do once in a month.
Puppies need sticking ears, to form the appropriate form, suitable for exhibitions. From major health problem, arises coronary artery disease, while rarer are torsion of the stomach and bowel disorders. Occasionally recommended control of hips.
The lifespan of the breed Airedale Terrier is 10 to 13 years.