The Airedale terrier is a relatively common English dog breed. The common sizes range between 58-61cm and they weigh approximately 25kg. This breed is also sometimes called Waterside Terrier or Bingley Terrier. It’s a dog breed of medium size, is good with children and has a very high energy level as well. It needs a daily dose of exercise to remain happy and healthy and is often very playful as well. Airedale terriers were first used as hunting dogs, but are nowadays more commonly kept as regular pets.
In average this dog has a lifespan of about 11.5 years, and often dies of sickness rather than old age. Airedale Terriers can be aggressive towards other dogs, but will usually be either friendly or polite with strangers. They have very protective instincts and can be used as watch or guard dog. They have good learning capacities, are very alert and stubborn, but lack the strength however to hinder any intruders. What they lack in power they make up for in terms of sound. If you like to feel safe at home an Airedale Terrier is good to have around.