Larger Airedales California

Five year larger Airedales reunion

Brother and sister Airedales reunion at five years.

Larger Airedales California
Larger Airedales California – Annie on left – Pumpernickel on right

Annie has her second reunion with her brother after five years. They had their first reunion at about six months. They both came from the same Airedale litter from an Airedale breeder who was just north of Reno, Nevada.

Larger Airedales California

If you would like to see Annie and Pumpernickel at their first reunion when they were eight month old Airedale puppies . . . here is a link to that video: Airedale puppies

Larger Airedale Terrier
Pumpernickel – Larger Airedale Terrier


California Oorang Airedale Terriers
California Oorang Airedale Terriers 14 week old Airedale puppy, Teddy in background.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:

Airedales weigh approximately 50-80 pounds, being active and agile enough to perform well, while not too small to function as a physical deterrent, retriever or hunter. Some breeders have produced larger Airedale Terriers, such as the ‘Oorang Airedale’, developed in the 1920s.[5]

Ex-Army captain and Airdale breeder Walter Lingo’s monthly magazine “Oorang Comments” (#25, page 81), stated that “When full grown your Airedale dog will weigh from forty to fifty-five pounds and if a female will weigh slightly less. This is the standard weight, but when required, we can furnish oversized Airedales whose weight will be from sixty to one hundred pounds.”

Because Lingo tried to fill orders for everyone, the Oorang strain size was never standardized. Airedales weighing from 40 to 100 pounds were produced, but for the most part they were approximately 50 pounds and 22 to 24 inches at the shoulder. In the United States, the male Airedales measure 40 to 70 pounds, with the Oorang strain typically in the 80 to 120 pound range.

The Airedale can be used as a working dog and also as a hunting dog. Airedales exhibit some herding characteristics as well, and have a propensity to chase animals. They have no problem working with cattle and livestock. However, an Airedale that is not well trained will agitate and annoy the animals. Airedales have generally long puppyhoods and tend to be more difficult to train in their youth.


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