9 interesting facts about the Airedale Terrier dog breed!
The Airedale is called the "King of Terriers." In the photo: airedale. Photo: wikipet.ru
- The name of the breed Airedale is translated as "Air River Terrier".
- Airedale is not just a terrier. This is a "multinational alloy" of terriers, shepherd dogs, dog-like, hounds and cops.
- Information about the first airedale terriers kept in the strictest confidence. And even when these dogs became known, they were reluctantly sold to "strangers." And when the first airedale was sold to a foreigner at one of the exhibitions, the public indignation was so great that both the seller and the buyer had to escape through the back door.
- Despite the fact that Airedale terriers were bred as independent otter hunters, before the First World War they came to military and police service. Their official qualities at that time were valued even higher than the abilities of German shepherds and Dobermans.
- Airedale - universal breed. He is able to become a guard, athlete, hunter or just a companion.
- The famous Austrian ethologist, Nobel laureate Konrad Lorenz called the Airedale (along with German shepherds) the most faithful breed of dogs.
- Unlike the German Shepherd, the Airedale will never see the leader in the owner. It’s important to convincingly prove that you are able to offer profitable, worthy partnerships. And then you will get a wonderful friend, smart, loyal, active and at the same time obedient.
- If you rely on violent methods in airedale training, you will not achieve the result. Where another dog would give up long ago, exhausted by the struggle, airedale will come up with a thousand and one ways to resist.
- Airedale loved by American presidents. Woodrow Wilson considered Airedale Davy to be his best friend. Dogs Warren Harding Lady Boy and Lady Buck installed bronze monuments. About 19,000 peddlers of newspapers fell on these statues - in the cent. And Theodore Roosevelt wrote that "the Airedale is the best breed, embodying the advantages of all other dogs without their shortcomings."
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