The Airedale Terrier and Common Health Problems

Before adopting an Airedale Terrier you should talk with your veterinarian and pet store associates to learn about the Airedale Terrier’s basic needs and general health. You may be surprised to learn that the Airedale Terrier has excellent hunting skills and they also do well in family settings. The dog runs around 22 to 24 inches in height and can weigh between 40 and 60 pounds. Due to their large size, the Airedale often faces large dog health issues. For instance, arthritis is common in this breed and often flares up in the mid to senior years. Joint supplements, medication and exercise may help alleviate some of the symptoms. Hip dysplasia is also common in the Airedale as well as bone and joint issues. The best way to help your Airedale is to continue with annual wellness exams and to report any changes in mobility to your local Tipp City, OH vet.


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