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Australian Terrier

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.
Living Considerations
  • Good with children
  • Suitable for apartment living
  • Not hypoallergenic
Did you know?
The Australian Terrier was the first breed to be recognised and shown in dog shows in Australia.
Australian Terrier
  • Size Small
  • Height Males - 25 to 28 centimetres at the withers
    Females -22 to 25 centimetres at the withers
  • Weight Males - 6 to 8 kilograms
    Females - 5 to 6 kilograms
  • Coat Short
  • Energy Medium
  • Colour Blue-and-tan, solid sandy or solid red
  • Activities Conformation, Agility, Obedience, Rally Obedience
  • Indoor/Outdoor Both