Airedale Terrier Reference Libraries

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Patterdale Terrier
2008-05-27 23:26:22

The Patterdale Terrier is an English breed developed to guard flocks. It is a type of fell terrier which was first popularized in the mid 20th century. The breed was used as predator control in the hills of north England where sheep farming dominates. Its quarry ranges from fox to groundhogs to raccoons and badgers. The Patterdale Terrier stands 10 to 15 inches tall and weighs 10 to 24...

2008-05-27 23:16:12

The Otterhound is British breed originally bred for hunting. It is in the same bloodlines as the Bloodhound and the Airedale Terrier. The breed has almost always been rare, even during the early 20th century when hunting was popular. The use of the breed to hunt otters ended in 1978 in Britain when it became illegal to kill otters. The breed is currently the most endangered in Britain and there...

German Shepherd
2008-05-24 21:53:09

The German Shepherd is the third most popular breed in the United States, originally bred for herding sheep. Besides its original purpose, the breed can be found doing police work, search and rescue, therapy work, guarding, being guide dogs, as well as in the military. They are often employed in scenting positions. The breed was created in 1899, and since then it has always been a stable...

Airedale Terrier
2007-12-18 10:47:06

The Airedale Terrier originated in Yorkshire, England, and is the largest of the terrier breeds. The Airedale can weigh between 50 to 100 pounds. It is sometimes called the "King of Terriers" because of its size or the Waterside Terrier because it was originally bred to hunt otters. The male Airedale should measure about 23 inches in height and weigh approximately 50 "“ 70 pounds; the...

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