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Australian Terrier  

 

Australian Terriers are affectionate toward their people, but alert watchdogs and a nightmare for vermin. Small (up to 11” high), but bred to be hardy, they also sport waterproof coats. Specializing in rodent and snake control, this breed was recognized as the first “native Australian” breed in 1868. They shed less than average, and are comfortable regardless of climate.

Ratter, Small Breed

Australian Terrier Club of America

 

Data & Facts

Scientific Classification
Kingdom - Animalia
Phylum - Chordata
Class - Mammalia
Order - Carnivora
Family - Canidae
Genus - Canis
Species - Canis Lupus
Subspecies - Canis Lupus Familiaris
Breed - Australian Terrier

 

 


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