Get to know the Bedlington Terrier
All you need to know about the breed
Impressive, multifaceted, and alluring. Such is the Bedlington Terrier, who possesses an elongated head crowned with fur, a doleful gaze, an arched back, and – no other way to describe them – tasseled ears. Few breeds can strike such a pose, and it’s just the beginning of their many admirable characteristics.
Add on keen intelligence, a playful demeanour, and a dog that adores their family—and are very protective of them to boot. Expect great behaviour around children too, once trained; in fact, the Bedlington Terrier likes to be in the middle of it all. With a Terrier’s soul, how could they be anything else?
Although they started life as a sporting dog and pursuer of vermin, today the Bedlington Terrier is more often seen in the show ring than the field, proudly displaying that classy coat and regal head of theirs. They’ll chase small animals though so make sure to train them young with fellow pets, or make introductions if they come in midstream.
Very spirited, the Bedlington Terrier will run at the speed of light, but ironically, they aren’t high energy. They need moderate daily exercise, after which they’ll engage in one of their favourite activities of all: Curling up on the couch right next to you.
2 facts about Bedlington Terriers
Things to look out for
From specific breed traits to a general health overview, here are some interesting facts about your Bedlington Terrier