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Old English Terrier
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The breed first appeared during the 1700s as different types of dog, the rough coated black terrier and the smooth coated black terrier, where the dog was bred and specialized for the work that was needed.


Black-and-Tan Wire Haired Terrier
Old English Terrier
Welshie
Appearance: ...

Old English Terrier, Black and Tan Wire Haired Terrier
origination:
Great Britain, North Wales possibly a cross between the now extinct Old English Broken Black-and-Tan Terrier ...

Alternative names
Old English Terrier
Old White English Terrier
Country of origin
Britain
Classification and breed standards
Not recognized by any major kennel club ...

The most successful was the cross-breeding of the new breeding group with the Old English Terriers in 1932, and in 1933 was used the blood of a Welsh Terrier. From matings with the Old English Terriers was obtained a male, named Meve States.

Bull Terriers were developed in the 1830s by Bulldog lovers that crossed the Old English Terrier, the Bulldog, and the Spanish Pointer. Bull Terriers were developed when the combative sport involving Bulldogs and bulls was at its height in popularity.

It´s believed that Napoleon, Charlemagne, Thomas Jefferson and LafayThe Bull Terrier was bred in the 1830s, by crossing the English Bulldog and the Old English Terrier. Originally the breed was called Bull and Terrier and was used in dog fighting.

The line of the Welsh Terrier can be traced back as far as the 1700s to that of the Old English terrier. The Old English breed has been extensively used as foundation for the modern breeds of terriers, especially that of the English Broken-Haired terrier and the Welsh Terrier.

The largest of the terriers, the Airedale probably descended from the otterhound and an extinct broken-haired dog, the black-and-tan Old English terrier. The Airedale stands about 23 inches (58 cm) and usually weighs from 40 to 50 pounds (18 to 23 kg).

When the Bull terrier, the combination of the Bulldog and Old English terrier breeds, did not turn out the great fighter that its breeders hoped it would be, smaller dogs of this breed caught the interest of enthusiasts.

Popularly known as the “gladiator of the canine race,' the Bull Terrier was developed in the mid-19th century through a cross of the Bulldog with the Old English Terrier to satisfy the needs for vermin control and blood sports based on baiting animals.

The Welsh Terrier is a very old breed and was first known as the Old English Terrier or the Black and Tan Rough Terrier. He was bred in Wales to hunt and chase badger, otter and fox, and was exhibited in regional shows as early as the 1800's.

By crossing the Bulldog with the Old English Terrier and adding a bit of Spanish Pointer blood, they came up with the Bull Terrier. However, Bull Terriers were not the most successful fighters.

The Bull and Terrier, a pit dog, was originally produced in the early 1800s by crossing the old English Terrier and the Bulldog. At the time, patrons of dog fighting and bull baiting -- two established forms of entertainment in Europe -- were always trying to perfect the fighting dog breeds.

Thus, dog breeders decided to cross breed a Bulldog with an Old English Terrier with a hint of Spanish Pointer in its blood. By doing so, they were able to create the Miniature Bull Terrier Breed that could combat bulls better since it was a very popular sport during that time.

In old times the Welsh Terrier was known as Old English Terrier or Black-&-Tan Wire Haired Terrier.
The Welsh Terriers' native home is Wales and was used extensively as a sporting dog.
Welsh Terriers were shown in dog shows as early as the 1800s.

Bred in America, a cross between Bulldog and the Old English Terrier, Boston Terrier founding fanciers were located in Boston, but unlike the name, the dog does not exhibit any terrier-like qualities.
Boston Terrier Traits ...

He was originally known as the Black-and-Tan Wire Haired Terrier or the Old English Terrier. Although associated with Wales, he lived in many parts of England during the 19th century. He was commonly used to hunt foxes, otters, and badgers, and he excelled at eradicating vermin.

All puppies are born black
Also known as the "Old English Terrier" or "Black-and-Tan Wirehaired Terrier"
A Welsh named "Charlie" was the childhood pet of Caroline Kennedy
Breed History ...

The mix of breeds that eventually created the Airedale was heavy with the now extinct old English Terrier (which is sometimes referred to as the Black and Tan Terrier) and the Otterhound; Irish and Bull Terriers were also thrown in to fine tune the appearance of the dog.

During the 1800's the sport of bull fighting with bull dogs was very popular, a want for a more agile dog produced a Bull Terrier by crossing the Bulldog with the Old English Terrier and Spanish Pointer. They have been used for hunting, herding, as guard dogs and more.

Country of Origin: Known as the King of Terriers and originating in Yorkshire, Airedale Terriers were originally developed to hunt otter and vermin. The progenitor was most likely the extinct Black and Tan Old English Terrier.
Character: Stubborn, loyal, quiet and intelligent.

When first officially classified, all smooth-coated, black and tan terriers were called Old English Terriers. The present breed type was said to be influenced by the possible introduction of Whippet blood for refinement, plus the Bull Terrier and White English Terrier.

See also: See also: What is the meaning of Breed, Coat, White, Groom, Breeder?

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