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Section 1, Large & Medium Sized Terriers
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    JAPANESE TERRIER
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    Group 3.1:
    TERRIERS, Lg & Med
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    Sandy Bruce Millington's 3 year old Welsh Terrier, Sandy (Mavawnwe), takes a break. Bruce relates that Sandy is a wonderful friend and loves children.

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  • Group 3/1: TERRIERS Large & Medium
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    AIREDALE TERRIER
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    GREAT BRITAIN: 44 lbs. 22"-24" Durable, coat is wiry, dense, and hard, with a bit of curl; undercoat. The only acceptable coloring is tan with black; saddled pattern.
    FCI/7, AKC, UKC, KC, CKC, ANKC

    N/A 5/23/2003 Working Airedales
    Karen Clouston

    AiredaleTerriers.Org

    North American Working Airedale Terrier Association

    Airedale Terrier Club of America
    with Rescue Information

    ATRA - Airedale Terrier Rescue & Adoption, Inc.


    BEDLINGTON TERRIER
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    GREAT BRITAIN: 17-23 lbs. 15"-17" Crisp coat is a mix of hard and soft hair that has a tendency to curl. Color possibilities include blue, sand, and liver, or each with tan.
    FCI/9, AKC, UKC, KC, CKC

    N/A 5/23/2003 Original Bedlington Terrier Page
    Don E. Dexcy, PhD

    Bedlington-L eMail List Homepage

    Bedlington Terrier Club of America
    with Club Rescue Information


    BORDER TERRIER
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    GREAT BRITAIN: 11.5-15.5 lbs. 10"-11" Coat is rough, tight and very wiry. Colors range from red to wheaten.
    FCI/10, AKC, KC, CKC, ANKC

    Border Terriers
    Sam C. Carrier

    BTCA: The Border Terrier in Brief

    Border Terrier Club of America (M)
    with Rescue Information


    BRAZILIAN TERRIER
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    aka Terrier Brazileiro, Fox Paulistinha
    BRAZIL: Max weight 22 lbs. 13"-16" Coat is short, smooth, and thin but not soft, lying close. Black, blue, or brown markings against a predominently white background, with markings that are well defined by the standard.
    FCI/341 (Provisionally Accepted)

    FOX TERRIERS
    Wirehaired & Smooth
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    GREAT BRITAIN:
    WIRE FT
    16-18 lbs. 15.5" Coat is hard, dense, and wiry; undercoat. Predominantly white; brindle, red, liver or slaty blue, objectionable. Color is, otherwise, unimportant.
    AKC Wire, FCI/169, UKC, KC, CKC, ANKC

    SMOOTH FT
    16-18 lbs. 15.5" Coat is smooth, hard and dense. Predominantly white; brindle, red, liver or slaty blue, objectionable. Color is, otherwise, unimportant.
    AKC Smooth, FCI/12, UKC, KC, CKC, ANKC

    FTN: Fox Terrier Network - focus on rescue, public education, and activities - including agility, earthdog, obedience, etc.

    American Fox Terrier Club of America
    Wire & Smooth
    AFTCA Rescue: Mrs. Winifred Stout, 1-800-FOX-TERR, RI, wstout@edgenet.net


    GERMAN HUNTING TERRIER
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    aka Deutscher Jagdterrier
    GERMANY: 20-22 lbs. No more than 16" Two coat types: Short & Rough. Short is smooth and coarse; rough is wiry and broken. Colors are black/tan, red or chocolate/tan.
    FCI/103

    Paco's Deutscher Jagdterrier-German Hunting Terrier Website
    Wolfgang Mayer


    GLEN OF IMAAL TERRIER
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    IRELAND: 35 lbs. 14" Medium length, rough coat, with soft undercoat. Colors are wheaten, blue, or brindle, in all shades.
    IE/FCI/302, KC, AKC 7/1/2004

    Irish Glen Of Imaal Terrier Owners & Breeders Association

    Irish Kennel Club's
    Glen of Imaal Terrier Page

    Irish Glen of Imaal Terrier Club of America

    Glen of Imaal eMail List

    Glen Services (UK)

    The Glen Quarter
    Julian and Mary Brytowski

    NOTE: While this site does include kennel listings and, it is contrary to standard practice to include sites of this nature at the DI, I have made the exception to include this site, because their site features sufficient, unique, informative material on the breed - including articles, photos, and breed information.

    IRISH TERRIER
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    aka Irish Red Terrier
    IRELAND: 25-27 lbs. 18" Dense, wiry, broken coat. Solid colored in shades of red to wheaten.
    IKC/FCI/139, AKC, UKC, CKC, ANKC/KC

    Irish Terrier Club (ITC)
    Secretary: Mrs. Alice Deegan
    59 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Email: tomeilis@hotmail.com
    Phone: 01 6612042

    Irish Kennel Club's
    Irish Terrier Page

    Irish Terrier Community

    Irish Terrier Club of America
    with ITCA Rescue Page

    Irish Terrier Association of Canada

    IT Rescue Page @ DogBiz

    N/A 5/24/2003 Scarlett the Irish Terrier Page
    Glen Warren


    JACK RUSSELL TERRIER
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    aka Parson Jack Russel Terrier
    GREAT BRITAIN: 12-18 lbs. Two Sizes - 9"-12" or 12"-15" Three coat types include: Broken, rough and smooth. All are primarily white with markings of tricolor, brown or black.
    FCI/339, AKC, JRTCGB, JRTUWF, JRTCC

    Parson Russell Terrier Club UK Unofficial site

    The Parson Russell Terrier Pages
    "refers only to those terriers registered with the Kennel Club"
    K.G. & E.M. Moore

    Jack Russell Terrier Club of America and
    their Rescue Section

    Jack Russell Terrier Association of America with
    Rescue Information

    The Marvelous Marcus Plank Road Pages
    Nell Bolen

    Jack Russell Terrier Zone


    KERRY BLUE TERRIER
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    aka Irish Blue Terrier
    IRELAND: 33-40 lbs. 17.5"-20" Dense, Silky coat that is soft and wavy. Upon maturity, coat 'clears' to varying shades of blue grey. Fairly uniform color, however, darker to black parts may appear on the muzzle, head, ears, tail and feet.
    FCI/3, AKC, UKC, KC, CKC, ANKC

    Irish Kennel Club's
    Kerry Blue Terrier Page

    Kerry Blue Terrier Web Site with a LOT of info
    including Basics, Health and Rescue
    John Van den Bergh

    United States Kerry Blue Terrier Club
    with Kerry Blue Terrier Foundation (Health, Rescue, Welfare)

    The Kerry Blue Terrier Club of Canada with
    Rescue Information



    Amber LAKELAND TERRIER
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    GREAT BRITAIN: 17 lbs. 13"-15" Soft undercoat with har, wiry waterproof top coat. Colors include blue and tan, black and tan, red, wheaten, red grizzle, liver blue or black.
    FCI/70, AKC, KC, CKC, ANKC

    Lakeland Terrier Club KC/UK parent club

    Maddie the Mad Dog
    James C. Ferenzi, MD

    The Arydnas Crew United States Lakeland Terrier Club (M) AKC parent club with USLTC Rescue Contact Info


    Ch Ardynas Forever Amber is shown in the upper right. The Ardynas 'crew' is show in the lower right. Thanks to Rod Ostoski, Ardynas Lakeland Terriers, for sharing these photos.
    MANCHESTER TERRIER, Standard
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    aka Black and Tan Terrier
    GREAT BRITAIN:
    STD - 12-11 lbs., with the AKC standard suggesting class divisions as follows: 12-16 lbs/16-22 lbs. 15"-16" Coat is thick, close and glossy with a density of short hair. Color is black and tan with well-defined markings.
    FCI/71, AKC, KC, CKC, ANKC

    British Manchester Terrier Club

    American Manchester Terrier Club
    Rescue


    The TOY MANCHESTER TERRIER is in
    FCI Group 3. In the AKC scheme, the two are considered varieties of the same breed.


    SOFT COATED WHEATEN TERRIER
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    IRELAND: 32-45 lbs. 18"-19.5" Profuse soft, silky coat with gentle waves. Colors are shades of wheaten, with light clear, most desireable.
    IKC/FCI/40, AKC, UKC, KC, CKC

    Irish Kennel Club's
    Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Page

    Irish Softcoated Wheaten Terrier Club of Ireland

    Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Club of America
    with Rescue Information

    Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Association of Canada

    Soft Coated Wheaten Club of Great Britain


    Gracie Lin Gracie Lin is a 7 year old Wheaten Terrier who lives with Black Lab, George Douglas, and owner, Calvin Locascio.
    WELSH TERRIER
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    GREAT BRITAIN: 20 lbs. 15" Double coat that is coarse, close, and wiry. Furnishings on the muzzle, legs, and quarters. Color is tan with a black (or, occasionally, grizzle) jacket.
    FCI/78, AKC, UKC, KC, CIC, ANKC

    Welsh Terrier Club of America, Inc. and the
    WTCA Cares Website


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