The sturdy Airedale is the largest of all terriers. Rangy but muscular legs give Airedales a regal lift in their bearing, and the long head—with its sporty beard and mustache, expressive eyes, and neatly folded ears—conveys a keen intelligence.

 

  • Group: Terrier Group
  • Personality: Clever, confident, proud; friendly but courageous
  • Energy Level: Very Active; A spirited do-it-all breed, Airedales thrive on physical challenges and mental stimulation
  • Good with Children: Better with Supervision
  • Good with other Dogs: With Supervision
  • Shedding: Seasonal
  • Grooming: Weekly
  • Trainability: Eager To Please
  • Height: 23 inches
  • Weight: 50-70 pounds
  • Life Expectancy: 11-14 years
  • Barking Level: Barks When Necessary

Dog Size: Large

Kid Friendly? Better with supervision

Genetic Dispositions: High Energy

Known Temperments: Stubborn