Rough and broken coated Jack Russell Terriers are groomed for three basic reasons: appearance, comfort, and most importantly, to help the dog continue to develop a good hard coat that will repel water.
So you have decided to get an Airedale Terrier? You are going to have your hands full. Having an Airedale around stands much of the conventional dog training advice on its head. After having had three of them, it is a promise.