PURINA: Your Pet, Our Passion

TO ALL PET LOVERS: We would like to assure you that we are considered an essential business. Purina is operating as normal, our supply chains are open and all efforts are being made to ensure we can keep the stores stocked with product as best as we can during these uncertain times. We ask everyone to shop as normally as possible and to be considerate to ensure everyone can get the food they need for their pets. Please be kind, patient and considerate to other shoppers and all store staff during what is an unsettling time for all. Enjoy the extra time at home with loved ones, your pets will no doubt love having you home. We are still here for you, if you need any assistance our Pet Care Advisors are still available on 0800 738 847 or AskPurina@nz.nestle.com.

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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