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What are some of the bad points about Airedale terriers?

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Negative characteristics of Airedale Terriers include destructive behaviors when bored, rowdiness, aggressiveness towards other animals and strong will. These dogs are also stubborn and unforgiving if treated harshly. Successful Airedale owners are patient, physically strong and confidently assert authority.

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Airedale Terriers have a wiry coat with a soft undercoat that requires regular grooming. The breed's strong round bones make the dogs powerful and agile. Daily vigorous exercise, such as long walks on leashes, romping and hunting prevents boredom and destructive behaviors. Airedale Terriers do not tolerate being challenged by other dogs but can get along well with smaller dogs if properly socialized at a young age.

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