Australian Terrier Puppies

Australian Terrier Puppies

The Australian terrier puppies were developed in Australia. The breed was first seen in 1868 but recognized in 1933. It is believed to have been created by cross breeding a variety of terrier breeds such as the Cairn terrier, Irish, and Norwich terrier, Skye terrier, Yorkshire terrier and the Dandie Dinmont terrier. At the time, the breed was used in snake and rodent control, a watchdog and as a companion to a shepherd.

Description

The Australian terrier puppy is often referred to as an Aussie. It is one of the smallest dogs in the Terrier Group. It is a sturdy little dog with short legs. Its head is long and has erect, v-shaped ears. The eyes are brown. The nose is usually black. The teeth make a scissor bite. The body is longer than it is tall. The Australian terrier puppy has a deep chest and is set under the body. The feet are normally catlike and small. The toes are compact and ached. The toes are also well padded. The nails are usually black. The dewclaws are normally removed when the San Diego Australian terrier puppies are a few days old.

The best thing about the puppy is the coat. The double coat is approximately 2 to 3 inches in length and waterproof. The coat colors include tan and blue, solid sand and solid red. When it comes to the blue shades, the colors include steel blue, dark blue, and silver blue. It is important to select the colors that match you.

Temperament

The Australian terrier puppy is known for its toughness and it being cheeky and courageous. It has a high energy and is usually very loyal. It is affectionate. What is more is that it is intelligent and protective when used as a companion dog.

Other than that, the San Diego Australian terrier puppies are self assured, curious, spirited and keen. They have a great hearing sense and great eyesight. These are the characteristics that make it considerable as a watchdog. It is always eager to please and can be trained for obedience easily. It is also not snappish. The breed also love barking and requires training to curb the behavior. It is also considered as a pet because of its friendly nature with other dogs.

It is important to note that the Australian terrier puppy is very economical when it comes to feeding. The only thing you need to do is train it early enough and be strict else it will develop the small dog syndrome.

Care

When buying the Australian terrier puppy, you should be prepared for a daily walk. It also loves playing. The coat is stiff, long and shaggy. It is easy to groom. Clipping is not necessary. You only need to brush it to stimulate the natural oils that give the glossy look.

Average size

Height: 9 to 11 inches

Weight: 9 to 14 pounds

Life expectancy

With proper care, it can live for 15 years or more.

Typical use

It is mainly considered as a companion dog because of its affection. It also relates well with other house pets.

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