Why is the Airedale Terrier the king of Terriers?

Why is the Airedale Terrier the king of Terriers?

His size, strength, and unflagging spirit have earned the Airedale Terrier the nickname ‘The King of Terriers.’ The Airedale stands among the world’s most versatile dog breeds and has distinguished himself as hunter, athlete, and companion. The Airedale Terrier is the largest of all terrier breeds.

Where can I get involved with the Airedale Terrier Club?

We have plenty of opportunities to get involved in your local community, thanks to AKC Breed Clubs located in every state, and more than 450 AKC Rescue Network groups across the country. Founded in 1900, the Airedale Terrier Club of America is the official AKC Parent Club for the Airedale Terrier.

How big do Airedale Terriers get?

The Airedale Terrier is known as the “king of terriers” partly for his size. They range in height about 23 inches and in weight from 45 pounds for a small female, to 70 pounds for a large male (20 to 32 kilograms). The Airedale has a classic terrier head with virtually no stop…

How many times did the Airedale terrier win Westminster Best of show?

An Airedale Terrier has won Best of Show at Westminster four times: 1912, 1919, 1922 and 1933. The breed has been used for wartime guard, messenger duty, rodent control, and hunting birds and game. The Airedale was a popular breed with U.S. Presidents.

Do Airedales bark a lot?

Airedales are very intelligent dogs, but have a bit of stubbornness or independence. They require a firm, but gentle hand from early puppyhood. Most Airedales are not big barkers, but true to their terrier heritage they can be serious diggers and chewers. Airedales need human interaction to be happy.

What should I look for when buying an Airedale Terrier?

Always check how your Airedale walks, and make sure to get them a large, comfortable bed like the ones outlined in this guide. Airedales are susceptible to a few skin conditions, but dermatitis is the most common within the breed. It is important to regularly check your Airedale Terrier for any sore spots or itchy patches on your dog’s skin.