Australian Terrier
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 pounds, Females - 11 to 14 pounds
Coat
Short
Color
Blue-and-tan, solid sandy or solid red
Energy
Medium
Activities
Conformation, Agility, Obedience, Rally Obedience

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.

Did you know?

The Australian Terrier was the first breed to be recognized and shown in dog shows in Australia.

Training Australian Terriers

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