Generally, the Bedlington will bond strongly with one family member. Strangers will be announced and repelled if unwelcome, but once accepted into the house by the master, they will be given a friendly reception. The Bedlington owner should arrange to socialize it with other dogs and a variety of different people at an early age, in order to avoid problems with aggression.


Originally bred from a combination of local terriers and whippets, this is a lean, racy and assertive terrier. Miners in the Rothbury area of Northumberland, England, developed the breed sometime in the 18th century.

All Breeds
Ht: 15" - 17"
Wt: 17.5 lbs - 22 lbs
Ht: 15" - 17"
Wt: 17.5 lbs - 22 lbs
Size: Small
Barking: Medium
Energy: Medium
Coat: Corded/Wooly
Shedding: None
Suitability for Children: Medium
Other Animal Compatibility: Low

Un-Mighty Foods

Some foods you should never feed your small dog, like chocolate, coffee, grapes and mushrooms.

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