The Airedale terrier is the largest of the terrier breeds. Known as the “King of Terriers,” he embodies equally, devotion and courage while still being one of the calmest and most eager to please. He is a hearty dog. His intelligence, temperament, and versatility make him adaptable to all settings including companionship, watch dog, hunting, obedience, agility, search and rescue, and working. An Airedale Terrier enjoys being near his family and requires plenty of exercise. Regular grooming is necessary.