Size : 8-10kg ( 18-22lb ) , 38-43cm (15-17in)
Grooming : time consuming
Training : average
Colours : sandy , liver , blue , or any of these with tan markings
A dog’s in lamb’s clothing , bedlington has an equally bengin disposition behind its mild expression and fuzzy coat , although it can prove destructive without sufficient exercise . first shown in 1870 , it is probably descended from functional , athletic terriers bred by gypsies around .
Rothbury in Northumberland , known as the rothbury terriers . these dogs were used to hunt hares and rebbits above ground rather than digging them out . they have one of the longest life expectancies of all dogs a median of 14 years