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Bedlington Terrier Info

Bedlington Terrier Breed Information

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Lifespan: 12-17 years Height: 15-17" Shedding: Lite Litter Size: 3-6 pups
Group: Terrier Weight: 18-23 lbs Hair Length: Medium Size: Medium

Breed Overview

The Bedlington Terrier is a Medium dog breed, with a starting weight of 18 lbs that can reach 23 lbs. It is officially part of the Terrier group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, ANKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Bedlington Terrier breed has a typical lifespan of 12 to 17 years, Medium hair, and have Lite shedding. Breeders interested in the Bedlington Terrier should know that the average litter size is between 3 to 6 puppies.

Bedlington Terrier Breed Characteristics

Group Terrier Drooler no
Size Medium Guard Dog no
Origin England Easy to Train
Kid Friendly no Hypoallergenic yes
Stranger Friendly yes Active Indoors somewhat
Apartment Friendly yes Exercise Demands no
Pet Friendly no Yard Needs none
Intelligent Grooming Requirements weekly
Barks Dangerous no

Bedlington Terrier Temperament

playful and cheerful, loving with children, loyal, lively, headstrong, courageous and energetic, an enthusiastic digger, and likes to bark

Health Problems

serious inherited liver problem referred to as Copper Storage Disease, hereditary kidney disease, thyroid problems, cataracts, retinal disease

Bedlington Terrier Coat

Bedlington Terrier Dog Colors

Blue, sandy or liver, with or without tan markings

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