The Airedale Terrier is not a fan of boredom - Image: Shutterstock / Burry van den Brink
This large terrier is perfect for active, sporty people who want to do a lot with their pet. Its lively, friendly character also fits well in families - the housing conditions should always be right.
The Airedale Terrier needs employment
The large, wire-haired family dog needs a varied amount of exercise and training for the head in addition to plenty of exercise. Romping, playing, doing dog sports and maybe even a special task are important for the clever dog.
Doing agile, obedience training or dog training (for example as a rescue dog) with the eager to learn, clever dog is a good idea if you are looking for a way to keep your pet busy. If the dog tends to be stubborn, this is a warning signal: he is under challenged. Other behavioral problems are also not uncommon when the dog is underutilized and it is important to take quick countermeasures in such a case.
Keeping tips: grooming and more
Grooming the dog with the wiry fur is not too difficult. It loses little fur and therefore rarely needs to be brushed - nevertheless it is not a burden for Herrchens clean carpet. Most Airedale Terriers are trimmed two to four times a year. The best thing to do is go to a dog salon.
Airedale Terrier: personable dog with character
A healthy diet is important for the wellbeing of the dog and when it comes to visits to the vet, it is important for this dog to go once too often rather than go too little. The robust four-legged friend is known for not showing up very late when something is wrong with it and therefore its owners should take special care of it.