About The Airedale Terrier Club of America

The Airedale Terrier Club of America (ATCA), founded in 1900, is the parent club of the breed in the United States and the official spokes-organization for the breed with the American Kennel Club.

Montgomery 2021
GCHS CH Raynaire V Crescent’s Fire and Rain
Owner: Catherine Labella, Charlene E. Johnson and Karen J. Coffey

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The ATCA’s constitutional objectives are:

  • To encourage and promote quality in the breeding of pure-bred Airedale Terriers and to do all possible to bring their natural qualities to perfection.
  • To urge members and breeders to accept the standard of the breed as approved by the American Kennel Club as the only standard of excellence by which the breed shall be judged.
  • To educate judges about the standard of the breed as approved by the American Kennel Club.
  • To do all in its power to protect and advance the interests of the breed and to encourage sportsmanlike competition at dog shows, obedience and agility trials, field and hunting events, and other types of performance competitions; and to support rescue/adoption activities.

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The Airedale Terrier Club of America ( ATCA ), founded in 1900, is the parent club of the breed in the United States and the official spokes-organization for the breed with the American Kennel Club.

What’s Happening

The Mid-Jersey Airedale Terrier Club will be holding their Specialty and Sweepstakes on September 10, 2022.  See the Events Calendar for more information.

Updated information as of May ’22 regarding the host hotels for the Montgomery National Specialty can be found on the members only page of the website under General Club Documents.  The hotels are the Hyatt House Allentown, Hyatt Place Allentown and the Hyatt House Philadelphia/Plymounth Meeting.   The booking code for the hotels can be […]

Events

  • Montgomery Kennel Club 2022
    Oct 1, 2022 - Oct 9, 2022
    Montgomery Kennel Club 2022
  • ATCA Floating Specialty Hunting Events
    Aug 24, 2023 - Aug 27, 2023
    ATCA Floating Specialty Hunting Events
  • ATCA National Specialty Montgomery County 2021

    Airedales Strutting Their Stuff!

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