Dog Breed Info Center(R) DBIC

Airedale Shepherd

Airedale Terrier / German Shepherd Hybrid Dogs

Information and Pictures

The right side of a black with tan Airedale Shepherd dog laying across a pink dog bed and it is looking forward, its mouth is open and it looks like it is smiling. It has small ears that fold out to the sides of its head, a big black nose, wide eyes and a long muzzle.

"This is Link a 2-year-old Airedale-German Shepherd mix weighing 65 pounds. He is very observant and is more than happy to sit and watch everything going on around him. He also LOVES to play with other dogs, although his playfulness is sometimes seen as agression if he pounces and barks (the pouncing is pretty regular but the barking is rare). He has tons of energy but is for the most part calm and laid back. He loves long hikes, camping and water. He is very agile and loves to jump on rocks. He is not afraid of anything. We often take him to the playgrounds and down the slides on our neighborhood walks. He's not too much of a fetcher, but loves toys. He is very good indoors and loves just being in which ever room you are in."

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Description

The Airedale Shepherd is not a purebred dog. It is a cross between the Airedale Terrier and the German Shepherd Dog. The best way to determine the temperament of a mixed breed is to look up all breeds in the cross and know you can get any combination of any of the characteristics found in either breed. Not all of these designer hybrid dogs being bred are 50% purebred to 50% purebred. It is very common for breeders to breed multi-generation crosses.

Recognition
  • DRA = Dog Registry of America, Inc.
The right side of a black with tan Airedale Shepherd that is standing on stairs and it is looking out a window. It has small ears that fold out to the sides, a long tail that curls up in a C, a long muzzle, a black nose, a red collar and tall legs with wiry looking fur.

Link the Airedale Terrier / German Shepherd mix at 2 years old weighing 65 pounds