10 Dogs Breeds That Love to Dig
Don’t be surprised when your yard receives some unsolicited landscaping by one of the following doggone-diggers. Few of us cheer when our dog digs up our garden. However, we should keep in mind that if a dog has digging genes, in many cases we humans developed that natural trait...
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Terrier Dog Breeds
The Terrier Group is made up of tough and resilient dog breeds. Terriers have high energy levels and respond instantly to anything unusual in their environments.
Rugged, courageous and self-sufficient, Terriers were developed in England centuries ago. They were expected to hunt, eradicate vermin, guard their families' homes and serve...
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|Country of Origin:||England|
|AKC Group:||Terrier Group|
|Life Span:||15 to 17 years|
|Color:||Blue, sandy or liver, with or without tan markings.|
|Coat:||Non-shedding, soft, but firm with a tendancy to curl.|
|Grooming:||Brush weekly. Trim regularly.|
|Size:||Small Dog Breed|
|Height:||15.5 to 17.5 inches|
|Weight:||17 to 23 pounds|
The word lamblike describes the Bedlington's appearance but not its personality. Once known as the Rothbury Terrier, this breed was developed in the north of England during the 1820s to be an all-purpose terrier: A dog that could swim down an otter, course a rabbit and fight in the pit. Despite its pampered appearance, the Bedlington was a rough customer indeed until breed fanciers embraced its interests. They stylized its appearance, improved its manners and turned the Bedlington into one of the most elegant of the terrier breeds. Standing about 16.5 inches at the shoulder, the Bedlington fits well into most living quarters. The Bedlington's non-shedding coat, of a texture described as linty, makes the breed a good choice for people who suffer from allergies, but it does take time and scissoring skill to maintain the lamblike look. The color may be blue, sandy or liver, with or without tan markings, with the lighter shade of gray-blue most commonly seen. Bedlingtons are moderately active and will enjoy a good walk or playtime two or three times a day. They have the terrier's quick, independent mind, so training sessions should be short but frequent. The breed is good with older children and makes an excellent watchdog.
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