About Us


Although I lived with several Airedale Terriers as a child we bought our first Airedale Terrier in 1973.
   Hillmere Motto was bred by the Late Lorna Schuster.  Miffy went on to become Hillmere Motto CD. At the time she was only the 10th Airedale to gain an Obedience Title in Victoria. Although we did show Miffy for a short while she was not at all thrilled with the experience and she was retired from the show ring and trained for the Obedience ring.


     Hillmere Motto CD


The first Kingaire litter arrived in August 1975 and many more litters followed over the next 30 years. There has been no Kingaire litters for a while now but  I'm very much still involved with the breed. 


I've been a member of the Airedale Terrier Club of Victoria since 1974 and at present hold the positions of Assistant Secretary and Editor. 

I was honoured to be awarded Life Membership of the Airedale Terrier Club in 2000.
This is an honour bestowed on a member who has given 


Over the years, I have exhibited several dogs in the conformation ring , some sucessfully, others not so but all of my dogs have been, first and foremost, household pets. My first Australian Champion was;

Ch. Kingaire Abracadabra (Tasha)


After an eight year absence from the conformation ring I have returned to show the latest Airedale Terrier in the house.

 Ch. Tjuringa Spice Is Nice  (bred by Keith & Trish Lovell)
 at just over 12 months Spice has a big future in front of her.

Spice at 12 months of age.  Click here to see more about Spice


Contact Details

Sue Henderson
Email: [email protected]