Soft-coated Wheaten Terrier Dog Breed

Breed Information

The actual origin of the Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier cannot be found in printed record.

Known for more then 200 years in Ireland, the Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier is believed by some to be an important ancestor of the Kerry Blue.

Of necessity these early dogs were bred for their working qualities. As only the brave, strong and proficient survived and reproduced. Nature really set the standard for the original stock of the Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier.

A medium-sized dog, hardy, with a soft wavy coat. He is active, strong, agile, and has a happy disposition. A courageous dog with tenacity, he makes a good companion and guard.

Height: males 18-19 inches at the withers.

Weight: males, 35-45 pounds; females, somewhat less in height and weight.

Coat Type - wheaten in color, profuse, soft, flowing, silky, never harsh, with a generous amount of curl.

Training Information

Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Club of America

Corres. Secretary, Genie Kline, 585 Timberlane Road, Wetumpka, AL 36093

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