Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 Airedale Terrier Contributor(s): Aimee Llewellyn-Zaidi Introduction Biological Data Introduction General information Originates from Leeds/Bradford area, miners used breed for hunting river banks (River Aire). Largest of all terrier breeds. Uncertain origins, thought to be Otterhound cross with terrier breeds. Athletic, fearless but not aggressive, good with family life. Double-coated, and will shed coat twice a year - stripping recommended. Coat requires clipping for typical look. Requires moderate exercise. Biological Data This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Further ReadingPublicationsRefereed papers Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource. Other sources of information For information on Genetic Testing Providers (labs) genetic tests, and tests by breed, visit International Partnership for Dogs (https://dogwellnet.com/). For a list of DNA tests available for certain breeds worldwide, visit Kennel Club Worldwide DNA tests: https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/health/for-breeders/dna-testing-simple-inherited-disorders/worldwide-dna-tests/. The Kennel Club Breed-specific requirements and recommendations including health screening: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/media/9846/abs_breed_specific_requirements_and_recommendations_web.pdf. Huxley J (2000) The Airedale Terrier Today. ISBN 1 86054142 9. Swash M & Millar D (1991) Airedale Terriers.ISBN 1 85223 315 X. EBVs (Estimated Breeding Values), UK: http://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/mateselect/. Organisation(s) Visit the Kennel Club website to search for details of KC-registered breed clubs -www.thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/findaclub/breed/. National Airedale Terrier Association - www.nationalairedale.co.uk. Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs -www.akc.org/clubs/search. Airedale Terrier Club of America - www.airedale.org.