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Types of Terrier Dogs

Airedale ​Terrier​
Airedale ​Terrier​

Because of the Airedale’s size (he is a medium-sized dog, but the largest of the terrier breeds), strength, and rambunctiousness, obedience training is highly recommended. At a minimum, an Airedale should learn basic obedience commands such as come, sit, and stay.

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American ​Staffordshire Terrier​
American ​Staffordshire Terrier​

The American Staffordshire Terrier, also known as Amstaff (in the United States of America), is a medium-sized, short-coated American dog breed. It is one of several breeds in the pit bull group.

Australian ​Terrier​
Australian ​Terrier​

Right breed for you? Australian Terrier information including personality, history, grooming, pictures, videos, and the AKC breed standard.

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Border Terrier​
Border Terrier​

Border Terriers, standing from 11 to 16 inches at the shoulder, are easy to recognize among other small terriers by their unique head shape—the breed has an “otter head,” as fanciers say. Another distinguishing trait is that they are longer in leg than other small terriers.

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Boston Terrier​
Boston Terrier​

Originating in the city of Boston, Massachusetts, the Boston Terrier is one of the few breeds developed in the USA. The original Boston Terriers were a cross between the English Bulldog and the now extinct English White Terrier.

Bull Terrier​
Bull Terrier​

Bull Terriers can excel at a variety of dog sports (including agility, flyball, freestyle, weight pull, and carting) as well as in roles such as bomb detection, search-and-rescue and as service, assistance, health-alert, and therapy dogs.

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Cairn Terrier​
Cairn Terrier​

The Cairn Terrier originated in the Western Isles of Scotland, where, for centuries, he has been used as a working terrier, and was formerly known as the "Short-haired Skye Terrier." Share The Cairn Terrier is alert, intelligent, active and long-lived.

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Irish Terrier​
Irish Terrier​

The Irish Terrier, “Daredevil” of the Emerald Isle, is a bold, dashing, and courageous terrier of medium size. Known for his fiery red coat and a temperament to match, the Irish Terrier is stouthearted at work and tenderhearted at home.

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Jack Russell ​Terrier​
Jack Russell ​Terrier​

The Jack Russell Terrier will do okay in an apartment if it is sufficiently exercised. It is very active indoors and will do best with at least an average-sized yard. Exercise. The Jack Russell Terrier is a pleasant companion when it is sufficiently exercised; however if it does not get enough, it may become a nuisance.

Miniature Bull ​Terrier​
Miniature Bull ​Terrier​

In most every way the Miniature Bull Terrier is a Bull Terrier, only smaller. These upbeat, mischievous dogs come equipped with terrier fire and fearlessness. If ever a dog could claim the title “Clown Prince of Dogdom,” it’s the Mini.

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