Airedales usually do not cause any problem for people with allergies. They do not shed, but need grooming, either to be clipped, or stripped if you want to show your dog. Airedales have been trained for police work, search and rescue, upland game, water retrieving, and obedience. Airedales are very versatile and will be eager to get involved in anything you enjoy, as long as you make it fun. They get bored easily, once they learn something and need to continue to be challenged. He may not be the top breed in all the various pursuits, but he will likely be the one having the most fun while he is trying.
Keep coming back to these pages as we will be featuring grooming and training tips to help you compete with the pros, if you decide to show your Airedale. If you only want a nice looking pet, the grooming tips will keep your Airedale looking like a show dog, and it will also save you big grooming bills