As of 2015, the average cost of an Airedale puppy is around $600 to $1,300 when purchased from a reputable breeder. Airedales are also available for adoption from rescue groups for fees that range from $100 to $600, depending on the group and the age of the dog.
A reputable breeder should provide a medical exam, current vaccinations and a crate if the puppy is to be shipped. Shipping fees may also add to the cost of a puppy.
Airedales terriers are an intelligent and loyal working and hunting breed that require adequate exercise. The breed first originated in England, where they were used to chase and hunt large rats. Airedales were bred to work, and they fare best when they have a job to do. They are anxious to learn and thrive on training that emphasizes positive reinforcement.