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Breed: Australian Terrier
Country of Origin: Australia
AKC Group: Terrier
Function: Rodent and snake control, a watchdog, and as a companion
Life Span: 15 or more years
Appearance: Sturdy, short legged, little dog
Color: solid red, sandy, or dark or silvery blue with tan markings
Coat Type: Rough
Grooming: Brush several times a week. Coat does not need clipping.
Height: 9-11 inches
Weight: 9-14 pounds
Activity Level: Very high
Watch Dog: Yes
Protection: No
Intelligence: High
Trainability: High
Good With Children: Yes
Good With Pets: Yes
Good With Strangers: No
Character: Alert, amusing and loveable little dog
Home Environment: Apartment ok
Best Owner: Playful
Potential Problems:  
Behavior: Barking