Bedlington Terrier

origin-iconOrigin:  United Kingdom (England)

group-iconDog Breed Group: Hunting Dog

life-iconLife Span: 14-16 years

weight-iconWeight: 17-23 pounds

height-iconHeight: 15-17.5 inches

Origin of Name:   The Bedlington Terrier is a breed of small dog named after the mining town of Bedlington, Northumberland in North East England.

Bedlington Terrier Dog Breed
SizeTemperamentSheddingDroolingMonthly keeping cost
Medium Zero
High
Negligible
Hair Everywhere
Zero
Excess
Premium*Standard*

About Bedlington Terrier

  • Life Span*14-16 years
  • Getting a puppy homeExpensive
  • Popularity
    Star Super star
  • Availability
    Rare Easy to get
Introduction

Bedlington is lit, energetic Englishman. Crisp, curly coat; Arched back; Hanging ears; Scissor-shaped tail; And the haphazard, pear-shaped head is identifying the characteristics of this one type of breed. As curvy references point out, whippets are most likely in their family tree. Bedlington moves with a light, springy step and can run like a wind when chasing.

Rolling, charming and full of fun, Bedlington wants his family to get the most attention and is known for the protection of loved ones. In search of an active family, without shedding, for a lively and loyal partner, the search may end here.

History

They look like lambs in the show ring, and they are gentle like lambs around the house. Therefore, it is discovered that Bedlington spent most of the 1800s doing dirty and sometimes fatal work. Built at Northumberland Mining Shire, which gave the breed its name, Bedlington was a working dog that was expected to be used as a coal mine, vermint killer and pit fighters. The breed acquired the nickname "Gypsy Dog" because it was used by the Romans as stealth hunting companions. An observer of the breed's early years wrote that Bedlington was "the smartest and quickest of our terriers.

The first dog was identified as a Bedlington terrier named Piper, bred in 1825. It was said that Piper was such a game that he was sending crooks even at the age of 14, and was almost blind and toothless. Nail makers from Bedlington took a fancy to the breed and became known for their luxurious terrains. Shire miners and Nailors raised their salaries on epic dogfights, dropping their terriers against each other. One breed historian said, "Bedlington was never a mischief-maker, but once he started a fight, it was to death.

We are happy that Bedlington turned out to be a better lover than the fighters. Thanks to its substantial charm, Bedlington eventually moved from the coal and nail factories to the manor house. The British aristocracy found that Bedlington found attractive, as well as attractive jewelry for its style-conscious lifestyle.

Refinement and continuation of the breed began in 1877 with the formation of the National Bedlington Terrier Club in England. Nine years later, AKC registered its first Bedlington. The citizens of Bedlington, England, still pride themselves on their most famous exports. The Northern League soccer team of Bedlington is called the Terriers, and the city has recently installed park benches like its fleet Kajal breed.

General Appearance

A graceful, lit, well-balanced dog with no roughness, weakness, or shell. In repose, the dog's expression is gentle and gentle, not shy or nervous. Excited, the dog is particularly alert and full of boundless energy and courage. Notable for endurance, Bedlington also gallops at great speed, as the outline of his body is clearly visible.

Pros - Cons
Pros
This breed sheds little to none, are easyn to train and apartment friendly.
Cons
They need a lot of maintainence. DO not handle alone time well. Are not good for office enviornment.
Breeding

The gestation period in lasts for 60-64 days

The primary period of the reproductive cycle of the female is called Proestrus and goes on for around 9 days. During this time the females begin to draw in males. The subsequent part is the Estrus when the bitch is receptive to the male. It goes on for around 3 to 11 days. The third part is the Diestrus. Usually, it happens around day 14. In this period the bitch's discharge changes for distinctive red and reaching its end. The vulva gets back to average, and she will no longer allow mating. The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time span between heat periods ordinarily keeps going around a half year. The litter size ranges between 6 to 8 puppies at a time.

Bedlington Terrier Grooming

Bedlington Terrier Training

Bedlington Terrier Nutrition

The Bedlington Terrier should perform well on high quality dog ​​food, whether it is commercially manufactured or prepared with the supervision and approval of your vet. Any diet should be appropriate for the age of the dog (puppy, adult or senior). Some dogs are at risk of being overweight, so watch your dog's calorie consumption and weight level. Treatment training can be an important aid, but giving too much can lead to obesity. Know which human foods are safe for dogs, and which are not. If you have any concerns about your dog's weight or diet, check with your vet. Clean, fresh water must be available at all times.

Bedlington Terrier Exercise

Like most terriers, Bedlington has a fair amount of energy and needs regular exercise to stay fit and happy. The breed is energetic, but not quirky or mischievous. A Bedlington loves playing or taking long walks or running, but is later happy to curl up on the couch with his family. Despite their lamb-like appearance, Bedlington was banned for chasing small animals and they do so. They, therefore, require a fitted yard and must be leased for all paths. Many Bedlington enjoy participating in agility, obedience, tracking and earthdog competitions.

Bedlington Terrier Health

Bedlington is generally a healthy breed, and will screen responsible breeders for their reproductive stock for health conditions such as hip and elbow dysplasia, hypothyroidism, von Willebrand's disease (a bleeding disorder), thrombomethia, and some eye problems. As with all breeds, a bedlington's ears should be checked regularly, and teeth should be brushed daily.

Recommended health tests from the National Breed Club:

  • Copper toxicosis DNA test
  • Cardiac examination
  • Patella rating
  • Ophthalmologist evaluation