Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier

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Known as the poor man?s hunting dog of Ireland, this terrier breed was developed as an all-round working dog. Bred for the survival of the fittest, Soft Coated Wheaton?s are now said to be exceptionally hardy and healthy.This medium-sized, long-legged terrier is a favorite of families. Wheatons have a non-shedding coat and require only moderate exercise. In addition to enjoying swimming, they are very playful and like to retrieveCountry of Origin:Ireland

Size: 
MALE : 45lbs (20lbs)FEMALE : 35lbs (16kg)
Grooming: 

Soft-textured and wavy, it should show no trace of woolliness. This coat requires regular scissoring and combing to keep its form. The color is a dilute biscuit.

Temperament: 

Great with all children andÿother dogs

Trivia: 
Lydia Vogel of Massachusetts brought the first Wheatens to the United States in the 1940s, but real activity in the breed in this country did not begin until the late 1950s when the O'Connors and Arnolds imported their dogs.ÿ <a href="http://www.akc.org/">(Credit: AKC.org)</a>
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