Personality: A fun-loving, loyal and very sweet breed that adores its family and will happily take all the affection it can get.
Favourite activities: Spending time with the family is top of the list for this pooch. The Airedale will also enjoy a daily outing — be it in the car or going for a walk.
Watchdog qualities: This canine makes an excellent watchdog and will bravely alert you to anyone who approaches your property.
Hereditary diseases: The Airedale is a hardy breed with few hereditary diseases. Things to watch out for are hip dysplasia and possible dry skin. Buying from a reputable breeder will reduce the chances of getting a pup with health problems.
Care of the breed
Daily: Fresh water and a well-balanced diet. Enjoys a daily walk or run in a good-size backyard.
Weekly: A good weekly comb will help keep the coat free from mats.
Monthly: Regular nail trimming and ear cleaning.