Australian Terrier

  • Size

    Small
  • Height

    Males - 10 to 11 inches at the withers
    Females - 9 to 10 inches at the withers
  • Weight

    Males - 14 to 16 lbs.
    Females - 11 to 14 lbs.
  • Coat

    Short
  • Color

    Blue-and-tan, solid sandy or solid red
  • Energy

    Medium
  • Activities

    Conformation, Agility, Obedience, Rally Obedience
  • Indoor/Outdoor

    Both

The Australian Terrier is a spirited, alert and self-assured dog bred in Australia to control vermin population and guard livestock. Friendly and affectionate with a strong sense of devotion, the Australian Terrier is an excellent family dog. This small, sturdy breed can live comfortably in the city, country or suburbs. His waterproof coat sheds little and is easy to maintain.

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