Although the dog’s exact lineage isn’t clear, experts suspect that the now-extinct black and tan terrier and the English bullterrier may be ancestors of the Airedale. (3/15) by Judy Powell September 27, 2020, 11:51 am Judy Powell 0 Previous 3/15 Next View full list See more Previous article As the name suggests, these dogs come from the Aire River valley in England. Next article The Fox Terrier was originally bred to flush foxes out of their hiding places during fox hunts. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.