Dog or Human Who would you save?
People sure got upset about the news of Cecil the Lion. It seems not enough people were upset by the news of Planned Parenthood selling aborted baby parts.
A 2013 study asked a question about dogs and humans. I found the results surprising, so we hit the beach in San Diego to test it out.
It turns out, of the 30 people we asked, only ONE person said they’d save the dog.
There is nothing to justify. It’s a matter of preference. Man’s “best friend” and all… I’m sure you would save a friend or loved one over a stranger if forced a choice. Read more
Mountain Airedale Terrier
After the First World War, the Airedales’ popularity rapidly increased thanks to stories of their bravery on the battlefield and also because Presidents Theodore Roosevelt, Calvin Coolidge, and Warren Harding owned Airedales.
President Harding’s Airedale, Laddie Boy, was the “first celebrity White House pet”. President Harding had a special chair hand carved for him to sit on at very important Cabinet meetings. In the 1920s, the Airedale became the most popular breed in the USA. Read more
The Airedale Terrier is a breed of the terrier type that originated in Airedale, a geographic area in Yorkshire, England. It is traditionally called the “King of Terriers” because it is the largest of the terrier breeds. Wikipedia
Temperament: Outgoing, Alert, Friendly, Confident, Courageous, Intelligent
Height: 58 – 61 cm (Adult, Male, At the withers), 56 – 58 cm (Adult, Female, At the withers)
Mass: 23 – 29 kg (Adult, Male), 18 – 20 kg (Adult, Female)
Mountain Airedale Terrier puppy
The Airedale Terrier, like most Terriers, has been bred to hunt independently. As a result, the dog is very intelligent, independent, strong-minded, stoic, and can be stubborn.
If children and Airedales are both trained correctly, Airedale Terriers can be an excellent choice for a family dog. The Airedale can do well with cats and other small animals, especially when they are raised with them. Read more
Mountain Airedale Terrier Puppy at 9 Weeks Old
There is nothing like an Airedale Terrier. You really can’t ever have another breed of dog!
The Airedale Terrier is known for his independence, patience, loyalty and courage. Be advised that when keeping your Airedale Terrier in a fenced in area, he will most likely try to tunnel his way free. Airedale Terriers possess strong working instincts and are favored by many families seeking a devoted and protective family dog. Read more
One Smart Dog
This dog knows 1,000 words.
Oorang Airedale Terriers
Our 92 Lb. Mountain Airedale watching our new 8 week old Mountain Airedale puppy in San Diego, California.
In the mid-19th century, some terriers near South Yorkshire’s River Aire were interbred with Otterhounds to enhance their scenting ability and hunting skills around water. This attempt resulted in bred known as the Waterside Terrier or Bingley, which was an expert in otter hunting. It was, however, only in 1878 that the breed was accepted as the Airedale Terrier. Read more
Motorcycle Riding Dog
Dog is obviously this man’s best friend! Fun video that shows just how far our pets will go for us.
There are a number of motorcycle riding dogs here in San Diego. But, they usually have a special carrier to secure them in or there’s one that rides around on a radio controlled motorcycle trike … kind of like a little kid’s toy. Read more
Oorang Airedale Puppy
Eight week old Airedale puppy in San Diego California.
Most important thing with Airedales is to give them a LOT of exercise daily, otherwise they could turn extremely annoying and chew things. Also, Airedales can be super stubborn as well, but all worth it, because they are utterly adorable, friendly, and good-willed.
The Airedale Terrier has a huge exercise requirement especially in their first two to three years. Read more