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Breed Standard for the Australian Terrier

 

 

General Appearance:

The Australian Terrier is small, sturdy, and medium boned; it is long in proportion to height.

 

 

Head:

Eyes small and oval; head long and strong; ears small, erect, and pointed

 

 

Tail:

Set high and carried at twelve or one o’clock, docked leaving just less than one half

 

 

Color:

Blue and tan, solid sandy, and solid red

 

 

Size:        

Weight:  12 – 14lbs; Height 10 – 11”

 

 

Temperament:

One of the quieter terriers, this dog is nonetheless a       plucky, tough character, ready to go after a rodent when the chance arises.


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