This dog, built for work, is strong, with a well balanced and compact body.
Smaller than his ancestor, the Airedale Terrier, he still has his allure and presence. His physique is very photogenic.
Between 38 and 39 cm (14.96 to 15.35 inches) for the male
Between 38 and 39 cm (14.96 to 15.35 inches) for the female
Between 7 and 9 kg (15.43 to 19.84 pounds) for the male
Between 7 and 9 kg (15.43 to 19.84 pounds) for the female
His dress is same as the Airedale Terrier, black and tan, or black and grey.
His coat is abundant, thick, strong and rough.
His head has a rather flat skull at the stop but not too marked. His small eyes are dark.
His small v-shaped ears are carried forward and set high. His nose is black. His tail is carried high and is usually shortened.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 3, section 1 and is #78