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Bedlington Terrier dog breed

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  • Country: United Kingdom / England
  • Group: Terrier
  • Weight: 7.5 - 10 kg
  • Height: 38-43 cm
  • Colors: Blue, liver color, cream, gray
  • Training: it requires perseverance and patience
  • Grooming: needs a lot of exercise and regular brushing
  • Temperament: very stubborn, intelligent, loving, loyal
  • Health: generally healthy
  • Litter size: 3 - 6 puppies
  • Lifespan: 12 - 15 years
  • Other names: Rothbury Terrier, Terrier Rodbery, Rothbury's Lamb, Bedlington Terrier dog

Bedlington Terrier dog
Origins

This dog is the result of crossbreeding between Dandie Dinmont Terrier, Bull Terrier and Whippet and was developed around the town Bedlington (hence the name).

It was the favorite dog of miners in the area that help to hunt rats, badgers, foxes, otters. Initially it was called Rothbury Terrier.

This dog is very intelligent, but also very stubborn and volunteer. The owner of this dog must be aware that he is a wolf in lambskin, which is supposed to both socialize with other dogs and strangers, from an early age to avoid problems due to its aggressiveness.

Food Bedlington Terrier

Bedlington are dogs that pose no major problems in terms of nutrition.

Whether it's food, dry or food arrived at the table owners, will easily adapt to those conditions.

Do not put weight problems and the ideal is to serve them not very large portions of food, twice a day.

Description Bedlington Terrier

It has a more special look, resembling very well with lamb. It is a medium sized dog with a muscular body, elastic, slightly curved back (rear carp). The head is narrow, rounded pear-shaped, without stop, open and sharp to the bot.

The eyes are small, triangular and dark. The ears are medium sized, hanging and thicker hair like tassels at the ends. The tail is long, tapered and left, slightly curved. The fur is characteristic of this breed, a mixture of fluff soft, woolly and thick hair, hottest, wavy form of loops which are not attached to the body.

Can be: blue (most common), blue with brown, yellowish or brown-colored sand. Puppies are born black or brown.

Is 8-10kg weight and waistline is 38-43cm.

Behavior Bedlington Terrier

This dog is very intelligent, but also very stubborn and volunteer. The owner of this dog must be aware that he is a wolf in lambskin, which is supposed to both socialize with other dogs and strangers, from an early age to avoid problems due to its aggressiveness.

Once social norms have been established, it is a loyal and reliable companion.

Training Bedlington Terrier

Being a volunteer dog, stubborn, convinced he must be doing something, suggesting that he is the one who wanted to do that thing, that he would not be imposed.

Force never solves anything if this dog, whose copies are often more stubborn than man.

The corrections applied constructively rather through the intensive training, they are more beneficial and make them work better.

Characteristics Bedlington Terrier

They are very active dogs that need approximately 60 minutes of exercise a day, or they will become bored and mischievous. Average life is high, Bedlington Terrier dog longest apparently lived 23 years.

Its fur falls, but require trimming every 6 weeks. It trimeaza shorter and thins the fur on the head and body to accentuate the shape.

Brush your dog regularly and will be tearing their hair out of the ears, for good ventilation of the ear canal.

Health Bedlington Terrier

The condition characteristic of this dog that has genetic determinism is sensitivity to copper, they developing a cuprotoxicoza, known as the Copper storage disease.

Nowadays, thanks to DNA testing, dogs carriers of this disease can be detected and excluded from breeding, although this method is not 100% safe.

Other disorders that may appear less serious are districhiazisul, imperforarea nasal lacrimal duct, retinal problems and cataracts.

The number of Level Breeding chickens in a nest is 3-6.

It is generally a healthy dog, are specimens that lived more than 20 years.

Pictures Bedlington Terrier

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