Australian terrier is cute and loving pet developed in Australia that why named as Australian terrier. These are small breed have short legs and smaller in size. These are true companions and amazing watchdog becomes best guardian of your home. Australian terrier brings from Great Britain in 19th century. It’s ancestral breed which eat mice and rats. Australian terrier are developed in 1820 in Austria firstly named as rough coated terriers but after development of these dog in Australia they n calls as Australian terrier in 1892.
Australian terrier is short leg and rough coated dog breed length in 23 to 23 cm and weighted in 4 to 6 kg. Australian terrier have long head, darker oval eyes v shapes ears and shaggy harsh coat. Rough double coat give cute and appealing look which commonly not trimmed while shorted fur on muzzle and lower legs and around the neck. Docked tails Australian terrier coat found in blue or red shades with light color topknots on body.
Australian terrier is naturally aggressive yet sensible breed. There are active, alerts and confident dogs easy adopter by the owner and take less time to tamed. Australian terrier is family dog live in homes within dynamic temperature. These dogs are also intelligent and energetic characteristic that make them clever and adventurous. They frequently, Do not bark yet have great hearing ability that why the assume watch dogs. Australian terrier nickname is Aussie.
Have average 10 to 13 year life span in good captivity.
Australian terrier lives in dynamic environment peacefully live with kids and adult. These have clam nature feel happier in outgoing living as they also live inside the house. They are socialized pet but have scrappy attitude toward other dog especially same sex dogs. Australian terrier is natural born digger so need extra ground for digging. They are shorter in side so provide medium size kennel for living with lot of toys and adventures.
Health and Care
Australian terrier need plucked and grooming properly. Brush their coat with brush once a week to remove dead hair. Australian terrier faces major ear infection and eye cataracts health issues. They best survive in warmth areas. Provide best place where they play and romp easily that keeps them active and alert. They also need lot of exercise for good health.
Australian terrier like other terriers likes to eat little mice and rats. They also hunt rodent and sneaker for feeding.
Australian terriers are intelligent pet yet they have their own agenda that why they require strict training rule. Be careful avoid to become harsh. Australian terrier is adventurous digs pick up easily and learns tricks and games happily.