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Bedlington Terrier Facts

Common Name:
Most widely used name for this species
Bedlington Terrier
The area where the animal first came from
Great Britain
Average Size:
The average length (L) or height (H) of the animal
43cm (17in)
Average Weight:
The average measurement of how heavy the animal is
10kg (23lbs)
Average Lifespan:
The average time the animal lives for
16 years
The domestic group such as cat or dog
The colour of the animal's coat or markings
Red, White, Blue, Brown, Tan, Black
Average Litter Size:
The average number of babies born at once
The way the animal thinks, behaves or reacts
Bold, confident and playful
The level of house-training needed for the animal
Should be trained from an early age due to their hyperactive nature

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Bedlington Terrier

The Bedlington Terrier is a breed of terrier named after the mining town of Bedlington, Northumberland in North East England.

These do-all dogs were able to do almost anything asked of them, if in classic terrier manner. In contrast to its placid appearance, the Bedlington Terrier would come across few problems if felt threatened.

In addition, it was fast enough to bay a badger or a fox and was a first-rate water dog. Incredibly smart and attentive to its owner, the Bedlington is one of the most reliable of the terriers.

They are problem solvers and loyal family companions and known to be highly active and intelligent dogs. The Bedlington terrier is a bold, affectionate and playful breed of domestic dog.

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First Published: 10th November 2008, Last Updated: 8th November 2019

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