Bedlington Terrier

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Bedlington Terrier overview

Originates from Coquetdale area and Rothbury Forest in Northumberland. Said to have common roots with Dandie Dinmont Terrier. Quiet disposition but game and can be formidable fighter if roused. Bred to work alone. Good as house dog and loyal to owners.

Original use: surface game, eg hare, rabbit and rats.
Poaching. Claimed to hunt fox and badger.

Other known names for Bedlington Terrier

Rothbury Terrier, Rodbery Terrier


United Kingdom

Breed Group

Terrier Group

Biological data

Male: 8.2-10.4 kg.
17-23 lbs.
Female: 8.2-10.4 kg.
17-23 lbs.
Male: 41 cm (withers).
16½ inches (withers).
Female: 41 cm (withers).
15½ inches (withers).
Colours, markings and patterns
Blue, liver or sandy with or without tan; darker pigment to be encouraged.
Blues and blue-and-tans must have black noses.
Liver and sandies must have brown noses.

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Bedlington Terrier – Breed standard

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Bedlington Terrier references and further reading

Bedlington Terrier Club 


Bedlington Terrier Club of America 

National Bedlington Terrier Club  
The Midland Bedlington Terrier Club 

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