Also know as: Waterside Terrier, Bingley Terrier
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
Exercise: The Airedale Terrier requires daily vigorous exercise.
Grooming: The Airedale Terrier needs minimal grooming: occasional clipping.