Masquerading in lambs clothing, the Bedlington Terrier is a hard-as-nails, plucky terriers terrier, whose charming appearance has attracted and surprised many a dog lover. Hailing from the Border Counties, the Bedlington Terrier makes an active, first-class companion for the right home and family. Although the breeds popularity has never matched that of many other terriers, the breed possesses many astounding virtues that recommend him to dog lovers. When given proper training and rearing, the Bedlington can excel at any dog sport, from showing and agility to flyball and terrier trials. For a family seeking a watchdog, childrens dog, weekend sportsdog and devoted companion, the Bedlington Terrier has a lions share of talent, courage and affection to offer. This book provides the much-needed factual information about the Bedlington Terrier and its ancestry, character and standard, as well as proper selection, feeding, basic obedience and house-training and preventative health care. The new owner will welcome advice about puppy-proofing the home, general safety and preventing potential puppy problems, such as chewing and separation anxiety. In addition to an authoritative, lively text, this book presents over 135 photographs in full colour, which prove to be as informative as they are attractive. Helpful hints and important information are highlighted to provide easy access to everything the reader needs to know about life with a Bedlington Terrier. Whether its basic training, allergies or fleas, this book is the way to prevention, providing the reader with the necessary guidance an owner needs from puppyhood through the senior years. Recommended by top breeders and trainers, this book is the responsible first choice of every new owner of a Bedlington Terrier. Topics discussed include: History of the Bedlington Terrier; Characteristics of the Bedlington Terrier; The Bedlington Terrier Breed Standard; The Bedlington Terrier puppy; Everyday care of your Bedlington Terrier; Training your Bedlington Terrier; Health care of your Bedlington Terrier; Your senior Bedlington Terrier.