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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.




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




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




Blue and tan, solid sandy, and solid red




Weight:  12 – 14lbs; Height 10 – 11”




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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