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.

GCHB Joval Angel’s Glory

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GCHB Joval Angel’s Glory
Valeria and John Rickard

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

Pheasant Fest is a celebration that focuses on wildlife conservation, upland game bird hunting, sport dogs and wildlife habitat restoration.  For most of the nearly 30,000 people who attend over the weekend, the stars of the show are the dogs.  The ATCA is again sponsoring an Airedale Terrier booth where hunters can learn about the […]

ATCA Floating National Specialty 2019 The ATCA Floating National Specialty will be held on March 16, 2019 in Louisville, Kentucky.  The floater is part of a 4 day show event called the Kentuckiana Cluster of Dog Shows.  The Cluster is held from March 14 thru March 17, 2019 at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center […]

Events

The ATCA Floating National Specialty will be held on March 16, 2019 in Louisville, Kentucky…

Airedales Strutting Their Stuff!