Bedlington Terrier

Bedlington Terrier Breed Information

The Bedlington Terrier came to be from the country of Northumberland, England and was originally known as the Rothbury Terrier, named after the district of Rothbury. Around 1825 the breed was renamed the Bedlington Terrier after the Bedlington Mining Shire. It was the pride of the Shire for its hunting of foxes, hares and badgers. It was also used in the mines to eradicate vermin.

Beauceron Breed Information

The Beauceron is a French herding breed whose oldest records date back to the late 1500s. Pierre Megnin, in 1863, established two types of sheepdogs, one with a long coat, which became known as the Briard, and the other with a short coat, which became the Beauceron. In 1889, the breed name and standard were officially set and in 1911 a breed club was formed just for the Beauceron forever setting it apart from the Briard.
Bearded Collie Portrait

Bearded Collie Breed Information

The Bearded Collie is a herding dog from the Scottish Highlands. The modern day breed is traced back by a bloodline to the end of World War 11 when Mrs. G.O. Willison, owner of the Bothkennar Kennels began to breed them for show purposes and pushed the establishment of the Bearded Collie Club in Britain in 1955. In 1959 the Kennel club in England allowed the dogs to be eligible for Challenge certificates and championships, and the popularity began to grow.

Beagle Breed Information

Beagles have been a recognised breed in England since the 1830s and came about from breeding a number of breeds including the Talbot Hound, the North Country Beagle, the Southern Hound, and possibly the Harrier. Before then the name Beagle was used as a generic term to describe several small hound breeds.

Basenji Breed Information

The winner of Crufts 2001 - The Basenji Click to Enlarge The Basenji is a hunting dog originating from central Africa, going back four thousand years. One of the earliest accounts of the breed where ...