About Airedales

If you are considering adoption of an Airedale Terrier or just want to know more about the breed, you have come to the right place.  Much of the information included here has been shared with us by members of the Airedale community and friends and supporters of rescue.  We hope you find the information useful and enjoy the insight of the many combined years of Airedale ownership and antics.


Celebrating the Aire-complishments of rescued Airedales

Do you have a rescued Airedale with a special accomplishment?

While all of our rescued Airedales are special, this section of our website spotlights rescued Airedales (and their uprights) who have worked together to achieve a particular goal.

Here are some rescued Airedales with special stories for you to enjoy:


  • Accompanies you to hospitals or nursing homes
  • Participates in children's reading program
  • Performs Search and Rescue Work
  • Earned Canine Good Citizen Certificate
  • Earned a title in obedience, rally, agility
  • Performed in a play, movie or on television

Do you have a story and a photograph of your Airedale performing his/her job?

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Airedale Information

The ATCA Rescue & Adoption Committee maintains and updates a network of contacts across the country to aid in the re-homing of purebred Airedale Terriers who are lost or abandoned. These contacts are volunteers located in several states, as well as Canada, working to help Airedales in need, adopting them to permanent loving homes.