Personality

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.


Origin

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
Female:
Ht: 15" - 17"
Wt: 17.5 lbs - 22 lbs
Male:
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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