Australian Terrier Breeders Ocean Springs MS

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Bienville Animal Medical Center
(228) 447-3939
1524 Bienville Blvd.
Ocean Springs, MS
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Animal Boarding, Animal Daycare, Animal Flea Control, Animal Microchipping, Bird Vet, Declawing, Exotic Animal Vet, Holistic Veterinary Medicine, Small Animal Vet, Spaying/Neutering, Veterinarians, Veterinary Dentistry, Veterinary Docking, Veterinary Euthanasia, Veterinary Medical Specialties, Veterinary Surgery, Veterinary Vaccinations

North Bay Animal Hospital PA
(228) 392-4564
4144 Popps Ferry Rd
Diberville, MS

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Church, Jacob, Dvm - Cedar Lake Pet Hospital
(228) 392-7444
944 Cedar Lake Rd
Biloxi, MS

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Williams, R C Dr
(228) 896-3613
1445 E Pass Rd
Gulfport, MS

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A Pet's Memory Pet Funeral Home and Crematory, LLC
(228) 863-7389
1520 28th Street
Gulfport, MS
Services
Pet Cremation, Pet Caskets, Urns, Pick Up and Return Service Available

All Pet Care Animal Clinic
(228) 392-3295
10251 Diberville Blvd Ste A
Diberville, MS

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Cedar Lake Pet Hospital
(228) 392-7444
944 Cedar Lake Rd
Biloxi, MS

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Town & Country Veterinary Hospital
(228) 497-4295
4401 Gautier Vancleave Rd
Gautier, MS

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Escatawpa Animal Clinic
(228) 475-8881
7312 Hwy 613
Moss Pt, MS

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Mike Henry's American Bulldogs
(662) 334-1700
4 Meadow Wood Dr
Greenville, MS
Breeds
American Bulldog

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Australian Terrier - Guide to Australian Terriers

Australian TerrierDescription: The Australian Terrier is a small, high-energy, lovable dog. While small in frame, this breed is very protective and makes an excellent watchdog.

The exact origins of the Australian Terrier are not known, however, it is believed it shares a common ancestry with these Terrier breeds developed in the 1800s - Cairn, Norwich, Irish, Manchester, Yorkie and Dandie Dinmont.

The Australian Terrier was developed in Australia in the 19th century. This new, rough-coated Terrier was used as a helper, a companion and for rodent and snake control. They were also prized for their watchdog abilities.

In 1868, broken-coated Terriers were shown for the first time in Melbourne. In 1887, the Australian Rough-Coated Terrier Club was founded in the same city with the purpose to standardize the breed. These dogs were then shown in 1899 as the Australian Terrier, Rough-Coated - colors noted in show records were sandy & red and blue & tan. By 1896 a standard for this breed had been established. England granted breed status in 1933 and the American Kennel Club admitted the breed in 1960.

Height:
The height for an Australian Terrier is between 9-11 inches (23-28 cm.) Bitches are slightly shorter than dogs.

Weight: The weight for an Australian Terrier is between 9-14 pounds (4-6 kg.) Bitches weigh slightly less than dogs.

Coat Type: The Australian Terrier's outer coat is rough and straight while the undercoat is soft and short. The length all over is about 2½ inches (6.4 cm), except the tail, lower part of the rear legs, pasterns and the feet which are kept free of long hair. The length on the ears is kept very short. The neck has a lot of hair which frames the face. The Australian Terrier has a topknot which is of a finer and softer texture, covers only the top of the head. The breed standard specifies the coat should be untrimmed, however, some prefer to do so anyway for a neater appearance for the show ring. Grooming maintenance is minimal - the coat only needs to be brushed several times a week. The Australian Terrier sheds very little or not at all.

Color: The color of the Australian Terrier's coat can be blue & tan, solid sandy, and solid red.

Temperament: The Australian Terrier is very friendly, loyal, protective, and it makes a great companion. This breed has a very keen sense of hearing and vision making it a great watchdog. It does best inside the home with the family and not outside for long periods of time. Australian Terriers instinctively dig and they love to chase squirrels, cats and rabbits. This lively, curious and lovable dog is good with children, but should not be teased. As for obedience training, it does well, but training must be strict and consistent since Australian Terriers has a mind of its own.

Health Problems: A 2002 health survey conducted by the Australian Terrier Club of America indicated major causes of death of the Australian Terrier is from cancer (67%), ol...

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