Airedale Terrier Dog
Category: Terrier Dogs
Facts about Airedale Terrier Dog, "Scientific name for Airedale Terrier Dog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris". Airedale Terrier Dog is the largest amongst the terriers, in the terrier family. The male Airedale Terrier Dog measures between 22 and 24 inches (55.8 to 60.9cm) and weighs 55 to 70 pounds (24.9 to 31.7kg), while the female Airedale Terrier Dog range between 22 to 23 inches (55.8 to 58.4cm) with a weight of 40 to 45 pounds (18.1 to 20.4kg). The Airedale Terrier Dog has a long head, the skull is almost about the same length as the muzzle and a docked tail and stands square. Airedale Terrier Dogs have a black nose and small dark colored eyes. The Airedale Terrier Dog has a double coat and comes in both tan and grizzle or tan and black in color. The ears and the head should be tan and the Airedale Terrier Dogs ears should be slightly darker shade of tan, with a hard guard on top of a fine coat. The average lifespan for this species ranges between ten to twelve years.Airedale Terrier Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
It is a Fact a Airedale Terrier Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. Airedale Terrier Dogs have three eyelids, a lower lid, an upper eyelid lid and a third lid, that is called a haw or nictitating membrane, this keeps the Airedale Terrier Dogs eye protected and moist. Airedale Terrier Dogs eyes have a special membrane for seeing better at night, called a tapetum lucidum - a dogs reflective layer in the choroid chiefly of nocturnal, causing the eyes to glow when light at night hits the eyes and they consist of some layers of smooth flat cells covered by a section of double deformed crystals.
The Airedale Terrier Dog are said to have originated from the Aire Valley, found in Yorkshire in the UK. Initially, the Airedale Terrier Dog was bred to be a working class, created to catch small rodents in the region between the Wharfe Rivers and Aire. Due to its size, it was used by farmers to provide security and also used for hunting. Latter in the First World War, the Airedale Terrier Dog played a critical role in locating the wounded soldiers and delivering messages to the required destinations.
Naturally, the Airedale Terrier Dog are friendly to humans. If you want your Airedale Terrier Dog to be a good family dog, if exposure to children when the dog is a puppy, this will make them a much better family dog. The Airedale Terrier Dog if trained right can be an excellent watchdog. He will protect his family from intruders with fierce and brave loyalty. However, he is friendly to invited guests in his home. Though can be difficult to train or easy depending on the dogs temperament, but once trained they are very loyal dogs and playful to its owner. Basically, the Airedale Terrier Dog is good-Nature that will enjoy giving you company at all times. They are very energetic dogs and make a very good jogging companion. Daily walks are important to keep terriers healthy, or a big back yard where the Airedale Terrier Dog can run and play, so an apartment is not recommended for this energetic dog.
The number one heath problems amongst Airedale Terrier Dogs is obesity, so always make sure your Airedale Terrier Dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that Airedale Terrier Dogs have are just an issue of long toenails. When it comes to health issues, the Airedale Terrier Dog is susceptible hip displacement, can also have eye problems and skin problems If the skin problem continues, try changing the dog food, this may help. Grooming is a necessity, plan on using a professional groomer or get good at grooming yourself. Another major weakness of the Airedale Terrier Dog is that just a little bloating of the stomach can lead to the demise of the dog. You can prevent the dog from bloat by giving it small meals instead of a large volume at once. Immediate attention is need when this dog is faced with such a condition. You should give the Airedale Terrier Dog often baths. The Airedale Terrier Dog can be a good dog for people who suffer from dog allergies, because of its short hair, but it must be maintained.
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. Airedale Terrier Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult Airedale Terrier Dogs they have 42 teeth. When Airedale Terrier puppies are born, they have no teeth and are deaf and blind. Airedale Terrier Puppies for their first few weeks will sleep ninety percent of the day and their vision is not fully developed until after the first month.
Airedale Terrier Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people. It is a fact a Airedale Terrier Dog can hear a sound at four times the distance of a human. Sound frequency is measured in Hertz (Hz) Def-Hertz is the measurement of frequency, explicitly it's one cycle per second. The higher the Hertz are, the higher the pitched the sound is. Airedale Terrier Dogs hear best at 45,000 Hz to 65,000 Hz, while humans hear best at around 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz.
The Airedale Terrier Dog was developed to live close to its human family. The dog needs to be kept in a way that it will freely interact with people. When a Airedale Terrier Dog has a litter of puppies, it usually ranges from 7 to 9 puppies. As puppies, they are very destructive, so you must provide them with plenty of chew toys and maybe one of the stuffed animals you buy in the pet store. The Airedale Terrier Dog usually start to mellow when it is about two years old.
A Airedale Terrier Dog’s mouth can apply approximately 150 to 200 pounds of pressure per square inch and an American Pit Bull Terrier, German Shepherd Dog and a rottweiler can have 320 LBS of pressure on avg.
Only humans and dogs have prostates and a dog doesn't have an appendix.
Airedale Terrier Dog’s nose prints can be used to identify them, their nose prints are like a humans finger print. It is a Fact a Airedale Terrier Dog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A Airedale Terrier Dog’s nose, secretes a thin layer of mucous that helps it absorb scent, after that they lick their noses and sample the scent through their mouth.
Average body temperature for a Airedale Terrier Dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
Female Airedale Terrier Dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. Female Airedale Terrier Dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born.
A Airedale Terrier Dog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants). All Dogs are direct descendants of wolves.
Airedale Terrier Dogs pant to keep cool with 10 to 35 breaths per minute with an average of 24 breaths per minute. A large dog breed resting heart beats between 60 to 100 times per minute, and a small dog breed’s heart beats on average between 100 to 140 pant a lot.