Fresh Food for Bedlington Terriers
Though their long faces and floppy ears make them look like lambs, Bedlington terriers are indeed energetic, affectionate dogs. Named after a mining town in England, they were bred to hunt rodents and even have a history as fighting dogs. Today, they are friendly, fun family companions. Their curly coat doesn’t shed much, but does require regular clipping. Ranging in height from 15 to 18 inches and in weight from 17 to 23 pounds, Bedlington terriers are content to live in an apartment, but do need a lot of exercise. They’re prone to chasing small animals outside, so take them to an enclosed area to get their exercise, and during training, double down on recall skills.
A diet of fresh food for your Bedlington Terrier is the best way to support their health and happiness — along with lots of exercise, regular vet care and a nurturing approach to training.
What’s the best dog food for Bedlington terriers?
A diet of fresh dog food for your xxxx contributes to a healthy, active life, and could help stave off some of the ailments common to this breed.
Why fresh is best for your Bedlington Terriers
Highly processed kibble can contribute to many issues that can compromise your Bedlington Terriers’s health. Recipes from The Farmer’s Dog are made with fresh, human-grade ingredients, steamed to retain nutrients, and pre-portioned to help maintain weight.Feed Fresh Today
Bedlington terriers are prone to joint issues. Maintaining a lean body condition can help. And fresh food from The Farmer’s Dog contains Omega-3 fatty acids, proven to reduce inflammation and improve arthritis. Even if kibble contains these healthy fats, they can go rancid sitting on the shelf for long periods. Rancid fats don’t deliver the intended health benefits, and in fact can contribute to inflammation. Fresh food delivers these powerful nutrients intact to your Bedlington terrier.
Promote better digestion (and poops)
A fresh diet provides human-grade, highly digestible protein, which contributes to many facets of your Bedlington terrier's health. It supports optimal muscle growth and maintenance and a strong heart. Another hallmark of a digestible diet is what we call “high quality poops.” Research shows that a digestible, bioavailable diet affects the quality and quantity of your dog’s poop—making it less voluminous, and less stinky, than their poop on a kibble diet!
Know what’s in the bowl
For Bedlington terriers with dry and itchy skin, sensitive stomachs, or other signs of food allergies and sensitivities, it’s important to know exactly what you’re feeding—something that can be impossible with kibble, which often contains ingredients not listed on the bag. Allergies and intolerances to food are all too common and many dog owners notice symptoms clear up when they switch to fresh food.
Maintain a healthy weight
It’s critically important to avoid overfeeding any dog, big or small. Being even a little overweight can increase your Bedlington terrier's odds of developing a host of diseases like arthritis, diabetes, and even cancer. A fresh-food plan, tailored to your dog’s needs, and delivered in pre-portioned packs, makes weight maintenance easy.
Read more about dog food and Bedlington Terriers
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- What Your Dog’s Tail is Trying To Tell You
- Decoding Your Dog's Poop