17-23 pounds (7.5-10.5 kilograms).
15-17 inches at the shoulders.
Standard colors include blue, sandy, and liver with tan markings.
These dogs have a woolly, somewhat curly coat that blends soft and hard hairs.
Bedlington Terriers are gentle dogs that will do almost anything that is asked of them. These terriers make great companions, especially for children.
Country of Origin:
The exact origin of this breed remains unknown; however, these dogs became popular in Northumberland, England during the nineteenth century when they were used by miners to clear rats out of tunnels.
Named for the town of Bedlington, Northumberland, England. Additional names include Rothbury Terrier, Rodbery Terrier, Gypsy Dog.
These terriers are intelligent but can also be stubborn. However, this breed is generally quite obedient and more gentle than other terriers.
Bedlington Terriers are intelligent dogs and are willing to perform almost any task asked of them.
These dogs are very active and like to run. They require daily vigorous exercise and play sessions.
While these dogs don’t shed and are non-allergenic, they do require regular brushing and professional grooming three or four times a year. They also require a high level of exercise and activity. Bedlington Terriers are great with children and make good watchdogs but poor guard dogs.
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