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Airedale Terrier


 

The Airedale... an unrivaled mixture of brains, and clownish wit, the very ingredients one looks for in a spouse.
- Chip Brown, Connoisseur Magazine


Airedale Terrier puppy

Shawndee Airedale Terrier puppy

Airedale Terrier adult
Am/Can Ch Castiron Smooth Criminal at Shawndee
"MJ"

Originating in nineteenth century Yorkshire, between the Aire and Wharf rivers, the "King of Terriers" was developed by crossing the Otterhound and the Black and Tan Terrier. 

This produced a dog capable of swimming down an otter and hunting rats and other vermin. Once known as the Waterside Terrier, the Airedale Terrier has been used to hunt bear and lions, and as a guide, rescue and police dog. 

The 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 "saddle" area.  

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.

 
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Clubs and Organizations
The Airedale Terrier Club of Canada

BC All Terrier Breed Club

High Altitude Airedale Terrier Club

Airedale Assocation of Calgary
 
 
 
 

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Photos displayed above courtesy of:
Carol Robson, Shawndee Perm Reg'd
Manitoba




 

British Columbia

Kennel/Website

Elizabeth Anderson
6224 Central Saanich Road
Victoria, BC   V8Z 5T7 
(250) 652-9537 
Email:
elizabethanderson@shaw.ca

TantivyStbls 


Mary Carr
5735 Takala Road
Ladysmith, BC  V9G 1M2
(250) 245-4864
Email:
mcarr.1@shaw.ca

Horsinaround Terriers


Carol Godfrey
3323 Robinson Road
Chilliwack, BC  V2R 5H1
(604) 823-4925
Email:
Majubadale@shaw.ca

Majubadale Perm Reg'd Airedales


Jacqui Hayes
Tappen, BC  V0E 2X2
(250) 515-3722
Email:
info@tappenaire.ca

Tappenaire


Joanne Helm
2190 Curteis Road
North Saanich, BC  V8L 5J3 
(778) 426-2996  
Email:
helmj@shaw.ca  

Indus


Margot Robson
552 Mabel Lake Road
Lumby, BC   V0E 2G5
(250) 547-0231
Email:
skydale@xplornet.ca

Airedale Terriers
Skydale Reg'd

 

Saskatchewan

Kennel/Website

Johanna Jacks
Regina, SK 
Email:
jjacks@accesscomm.ca

Alpenaire Perm Reg'd

 
Manitoba

Kennel/Website

Carol Robson
8 Gusnowsky Road
St. Andrews, MB  R1A 2X3
(204) 339-1413
Email:
shawndee@mts.net

Shawndee Perm Reg'd

 
Ontario

Kennel/Website

Lynn Strenzke
425 St Charles Street West 
Breslau, ON   N0B 1M0 
(519) 648-2436 
Email:
wl.strenzke@hsfx.ca 

Mintvalley

 

Quebec

Kennel/Website

Maxim Hudon and Sabrina Simard
618  rg  2 box  343
Roberval, QC   G8H 2N7
(418) 275-2362

Rossignol


J. Lortie
851 b, rue Saint-Pierre
Trois-Rivieres, QC 
(418) 336-3396
Email:
airedalesatie@mac.com

Les Airedales de Satie

 

 
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Airedale Terrier Rescue and Adoption

 

 

 

Did you know?


As a child, John Wayne delivered newspapers with his trusty Airedale Terrier, "Duke". 

Local firemen called them "Big Duke" and "Little Duke". The name stuck.

 
 
 

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