Bedlington Terrier

Ease of Training
Shedding
Watchdog
Guard Dog
Popularity
Size

History

  • He was developed in Northumberland, England in the mining shire of Bedlington, for hunting
  • His exact origin is a mystery
  • In 1825 a man in Bedlington breed the first dog that was named the Bedlington Terrier
  • He was kept to kill rats in homes and as a hunter to draw out badges and foxes

Personality and Behavior

  • He's full of energy, agile, can run very fast and has lots of endurance
  • He's affectionate and loving to his family
  • He is fearless and won't back down from any aggressor
  • He's a good swimmer

Training

  • He's fairly easy to train. He learns commands at an average rate.

Shedding

  • He sheds virtually no hair. You'll be hard-pressed to find a hair in your home! (Good for clean-freaks.)

Grooming / Maintenance

  • Option 1: Clip his coat short every few months and then it only needs to be brushed occasionally.
  • Option 2: Clip and scissor his long coat into shape every 6 weeks and then brush it once a week keep it mat and tangle free.

Other varieties

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