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Overview of Australian Terrier



Australian Terrier dog breed is Pure breed Medium in size. Fur of Australian Terrier is medium length shaggy harsh double coat . Basic origin of Australian Terrier is Australia. Australian Terrier is Good With Children and Hypoallergenic and Easiest to train, Australian Terrier is commonly Spirited, Even Tempered, Alert, Loyal, Companionable, Courageous
Australian Terrier is available in Blue and tan, solid sandy or solid red colors Colors.

Height and weight of Australian Terrier

Adult Male of Australian Terrier is about 6.5 - 7.0 kg and adult female of Australian Terrier is about 5-6 kg in Weight.
Height of Australian Terrier is commonly 25 centimetres (10 in).

Common Health Issues of Australian Terrier


Australian Terrier has tendency to suffer from Cancer and diabetes  

Appearance of Australian Terrier

Fur is shorter on the muzzle, lower legs, and feet, and there is a ruff around the neck. The coat colours are shades of blue or red with a lighter coloured topknot, and with markings on face, ears, body and legs of a colour described in the breed standard as tan, never sandy.

Working Class of Australian Terrier

Basically Australian Terrier is Companion dog but is also used as Watch and Guard dog.

Training of Australian Terrier

Australian Terrier is easy to train.  It learns basic commands such as sit, stay, come easily. Behavior training is also very important for your Australian Terrier.  Behavior training prevents and or corrects bad habits of your puppy or dog. Behavior and basic commands training for your Australian Terrier should must on these lines. Do not get impatient. You will probably have to repeat the command many times. Never use negative reinforcement. Do not call your dog to come to you for punishment because this will teach your dog not to come on command. Be sure to keep any frustration out of the tone of your voice. If you feel yourself becoming frustrated, take a break. Your dog can sense this and will start to associate training with your unhappiness. You cannot hide your frustration from a dog. You cannot pretend. Dogs can feel human emotion, so stay relaxed, firm and confident.

Exercise and Fitness of Australian Terrier

Daily exercise for your Australian Terrier is important, dogs are living with human since thousands of years, wild dogs have challenges to survive so they work daily to find food, save food and themselves from other animals but companion dogs have nothing to do, they have ready food and couch to sit, which may affect their health, habits and activity.
Your Australian Terrier is recommended Fetching,Tuging,Walking regular according to its breed specific exercise requirements.

Behavior of Australian Terrier with children and other pets

Good with kids and other pets if socialized in early age

Special instructions related to your Australian Terrier

Aussies rank 34th in Stanley Coren's The Intelligence of Dogs, being of above average Working and Obedience intelligence, indicating good trainability. As with other terriers, they can be dog-aggressive and somewhat bossy, and care must be taken when living in a multi-pet household. In general, adult male terriers do not get along well with other adult male dogs.

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