Despite a Greyhound appearance, he definitively has a Terrier body. Agile and graceful, there are no signs of weakness in his physique. The Bedlington Terrier does not lack distinction and his muscular and flexible silhouette is very harmonious. His physical build is reminiscent of his ancestor's, the Whippet. Even though at first glance he looks strangely like a lamb, he's a dog in every way.
Between 41 and 44 cm (16.14 to 17.32 inches) for the male
Between 38 and 42 cm (14.96 to 16.54 inches) for the female
Between 8 and 10 kg (17.64 to 22.05 pounds) for the male
Between 8 and 10 kg (17.64 to 22.05 pounds) for the female
His dress can be black, blue, white, sand or brown, with or without tan with a lighter trend on the face and ears for darker colors.
His thick, felted hair has a slight tendency to curl.
His pear-shaped head has a rather narrow, rounded and tall skull. The absence of a stop is reminiscent of the head of the Bull Terrier. His small shiny eyes completely match the color of the dress. His drooping ears always end with in pretty wavy toupee. His nose can be brown or black depending on the color of the coat.
His tail of moderate length is never carried over the back.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 3, section 1 and is #9