Goldendale:Airedale Terrier and Golden Retriever Mix

Hybrid Breed

Airedale Terrier + Golden Retriever


Golden Retriever and Airedale Terrier Mix - a hybrid breed.

The Golden Retriever and Airedale Terrier mix is a very popular and adaptable dog breed. This mixed breed is a good family dog that is active and always at your service. It was originally bred as hunting dogs, but today they are welcomed in many households as loyal companions and friends. They are intelligent, loyal, friendly and very easy to train. Their medium length, dense coat gives them protection from the elements and provides a great appearance. They require regular brushing and need to be bathed regularly. With proper training, this playful and loving breed can be a wonderful companion.

Alternate Name -
Origin England - UK
Life expectancy 10 - 12 years
Care requirements low-maintenance - high-maintenance
Activity level high - average
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Possible character traits of Goldendale - Such is probably his nature.

The Golden Retriever and Airedale Terrier mix is a unique blend of two of the most popular dog breeds. Not only are they very intelligent, but they are also very affectionate. They are known to get along well with children and other pets. With a height of 45-60 cm and a weight of about 20-30 kg, they belong to the medium-sized breeds.

The Goldendale is lively, curious and playful, which is why it needs plenty of exercise and should spend at least an hour a day exercising. He is suitable as a family dog, as he is very friendly and gentle towards both children and older people. Furthermore, he loves to be involved in family activities and is therefore well suited for activities such as walks in the park, jogging and swimming.

The Golden Retriever and Airedale Terrier mix has a strong need for protection and is very alert. He can greet any stranger while being protective of his master or mistress. He is a loyal friend and partner who loves to do his best and will do anything to make his master or mistress happy. He is a beautiful and versatile dog breed. With regular feeding, grooming and of course lots of love and affection, you can make him a playful, loving and loyal companion. He will always prove his endless affection to you and is certainly a great addition to any household.

What diseases can occur in Golden Retriever and Airedale Terrier mix.

Golden Retriever Airedale Terrier mixes are large, powerful and popular hybrid dogs. Although many believe that mixed breeds are generally less prone to disease than pure breeds, Golden Retriever Airedale Terrier mixes can be affected by some genetic disorders. Here are some of the diseases attributed to this crossbreed:

  • Allergies: people with allergies should watch out for such a mix, as they are prone to allergic reactions.
  • Eye diseases: Golden Retriever Airedale Terrier mixes can suffer from various eye diseases, including cataracts, ocular inflammation, glaucoma and retinal degeneration.
  • Skin Diseases: This mix is prone to acne, eczema, rashes and other skin conditions.
  • Intestinal problems: Golden Retriever Airedale Terrier mixes are also at increased risk for gastrointestinal disorders. They are prone to colic, constipation and other gastrointestinal problems.
  • Heart Disease: Because of their size and body shape, these mixed breeds are prone to heart disease such as cardiomyopathy and atrial fibrillation.
  • Joint Diseases: This mix often suffers from arthritis and other joint diseases.
  • Vision problems: Golden Retriever Airedale Terrier mixes can suffer from various vision disorders, including Degenerative Myopia and Progressive Retinal Atrophy.

To keep your Golden Retriever Airedale Terrier mix healthy, you should schedule regular screenings to identify and treat any problems that may arise early. A balanced diet and regular exercise can also help improve your pet's health.

A Golden Retriever and Airedale Terrier mixed breed has a usually short, dense coat that was usually a warm golden color with darker markings and edges. Sometimes the coat is also spotted black, red or cream. It is soft and shiny, which makes it very pleasant to the touch. In some cases, the hair is longer than in other mixed breeds, which further emphasizes the individual characteristics of the breed.

What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?

A Golden Retriever and Airedale Terrier mix breed is a medium-sized dog. Its coat is short and thick, usually black and red spotted. Its shoulder height is about 45 cm and it weighs about 22 kg. He has very long legs and a deep and long head, with prominent eyes and large ears. His body is muscular but graceful. His tail is short and high set.

Fur length medium
Fur wavy
Ear shape Tilt-ear - Triangle
Tail short - fanned out
Anatomy sporty, square, strong
Size ♀ 51 - 59 cm
Weight ♀ 18 - 32 kg
Size ♂ 56 - 61 cm
Weight ♂ 22 - 34 kg
Suitable For -
  • Hypothyroidism

    Hypothyroidism is a condition in dogs where the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormones. This can lead to a slowed metabolic rate, weight gain, fatigue, hair loss and other symptoms.

  • Kidney disease

    Symptoms of kidney disease in dogs: increased urination (polyuria) increased water intake. Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the mouth. Loss of appetite

  • Eye diseases

    Often occur with allergies and intolerances.

  • Skin inflammations

    Can be hereditary in certain breeds.

  • Hip dysplasia (HD)

    Hip dysplasia (HD) is a genetic condition in dogs where the hip joint is not shaped properly. This leads to pain, stiffness and restricted movement.

  • Elbow dysplasia (ED)

    Elbow joint dysplasia is a chronic disease complex of the elbow joint of fast growing dog breeds.

  • Epilepsy

    Definition: Dog has epilepsy if, for example, at least two epileptic seizures occur more than 24 hours apart.

  • Cataract

    Cataracts are still one of the most common causes of blindness, even in dogs.

  • Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA)

    Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) is a slowly progressive death of the retina in dogs.

  • A Golden Retriever and Airedale Terrier mix is a cross between the two breeds that makes a guard dog with a good family friend. They have the intelligence and longevity of a Golden Retriever, but they are also very brave and protective dogs like the Airedale Terrier. They are lively, friendly and cuddly companions.

  • Golden Retrievers and Airedale Terrier mixes are extremely popular as family dogs and may be useful as guard dogs for security. They are intelligent and easy to train, so they are also great for sporting activities such as agility, obedience and agility rally.

  • Golden Retriever and Airedale Terrier mixes are energetic, curious and playful. They are very sociable and accept all types of people, old and young. They are more intelligent than many other breeds and respond well to commands and orders. Their loyalty and protective instincts make them loyal and lovable companions.

  • Golden Retriever and Airedale Terrier mixes are very affectionate and fun. They are intelligent, attentive and learn very quickly. They are very active and need a lot of stimulation, but they can also be grateful. They are brave and will never back down when it comes to defending or protecting.

  • A Golden Retriever and Airedale Terrier mongrel needs regular grooming to keep the coat clean, soft and smooth. Once a month, the ears should be checked and cleaned if necessary. Dental care is also important to prevent dental problems. And of course they need to get enough exercise and training to stay healthy and happy.

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