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Bedlington terrier,

breed of long-legged, lithe terrierterrier,
classification used by breeders and kennel clubs to designate dogs originally bred to start small game and vermin from their burrows or, in the case of several breeds in this group, to go to earth and kill their prey. Today these dogs are raised chiefly as pets.
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 developed in the eastern Border districts of England in the 19th cent. It stands about 16 in. (40.6 cm) high at the shoulder and weighs from 22 to 24 lb (9.9–10.8 kg). Its thick, wiry outercoat is trimmed back to the fleecy undercoat for exhibition. The hair when trimmed is no longer than 1 in. (2.5 cm) on the body, absent on the ears except for a fringe on the tips, and, on the head, formed into a topknot that gradually tapers to the nose. The overall appearance when clipped for show resembles that of a sheep. In color the coat may be solid blue, liver, sandy, or any of these marked with tan. Most authorities believe the Bedlington was produced by crossing the old rough-coated terrier with the whippet. Originally raised to hunt vermin, badger, and fox, and often used in organized dogfights, the Bedlington was later taken into the home as companion and pet. See dogdog,
carnivorous, domesticated wolf (Canis lupus familiaris) of the family Canidae, to which the jackal and fox also belong. The family Canidae is sometimes referred to as the dog family, and its characteristics, e.g.
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The competition sought to find a Bedlington terrier to appear at match days, among other duties.
Bedlington Terriers manager Andy Ferrell, who called of a pre-season friendly with Heaton Stannington so his side could take part in the Match for Margaret, said: "It was for a very good cause and it was great to see so many people turn up.
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Referring to the latest incident, a Northumbria Police spokesperson said: "At around 10.11am on August 24, we received a report of criminal damage at Bedlington Terriers Football Club.
In Division Two Bedlington Terriers threw away a lead as they fell to a 4-1 defeat at Heaton Stannington.
Norton take on FA Vase heroes Marske United in a second division derby clash at Station Road tonight (7.30pm) while in the top flight Billingham Synthonia travel to Bedlington Terriers.
Also in the second qualifying round draw are Northern League new boys Redcar Athletic and they will face either Bedlington Terriers or Darlington RA in their first tie in the competition.
BLYTH Spartans switch back to cup mode tonight when they host Bedlington Terriers in the quarterfinals of the Northumberland Senior Cup, writes JEFF BOWRON.
BLYTH Spartans will continue their rotation policy for tonight's Techflow Northumberland Senior Cup clash against Bedlington Terriers.
Ties involving Northern League clubs are: Ashington v Nelson Heaton Stannington v West Auckland Town Easington Colliery v Northallerton Town West Allotment Celtic v Consett Shildon v Bedlington Terriers Seaham Red Star v Morpeth Town Thornaby v Bishop Auckland Liversedge v Guisborough Town North Shields v Jarrow Roofing BCA Newcastle Benfield v Thackley Whitley Bay v Norton and Stockton Ancients Chester-le-Street Town v Garforth Town Sunderland Ryhope CW v Pickering Town Padiham v Team Northumbria Marske United v South Shields Penrith v Sunderland RCA Washington v Newton Aycliffe Durham City v Billingham Synthonia Barnoldswick Town v Dunston UTS The preliminary round is on Saturday, August 20 and the first round qualifying is on Saturday, September 3.
The South West Durham side went into the final game needing to defeat Bedlington Terriers, who had been in freefall for several weeks.