Airedale stands about 23 inches at the shoulder and has a dense, wiry double
coat. He is tan coloured and has black or dark grizzle markings in the
A good watchdog
and companion, the Airedale is noted for his good humour,
affectionate nature, and tireless energy. His master should be able to
keep up with him, and give him lots of attention and affection, for the
Airedale loves people. Always willing to act the clown, the Airedale is
faithful, protective, devoted, affectionate, and a good companion to
children because of his delight in playing tricks.
The Airedale can become a handful and will benefit from good
obedience training. Easily bored, he requires strict discipline without physical punishment.