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      Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Characteristics

      Size
      Medium
      Energy
      Moderate
      Coat
      Soft and silky single coat with gentle wave.
      Weight
      30-40 lbs
      • Size

        Medium

      • Energy

        Moderate

      • Weight

        30-40 lbs

      • Coat

        Soft and silky single coat with gentle wave.

      About Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers

      Known for its happy, spunky disposition, the Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier is a wonderful dog to be around. One of several terriers with Irish ancestry, the Wheaten is unique in its group because of its soft, silky coat and extra-long facial hair. Wheatens are deeply devoted to their families, get along well with children and other pets, and love to be active. Wheaten Terriers make excellent, affectionate housemates and are eager to learn and please.

      Did You Know?

      The unique personality of the Wheaten combines the acute alertness of the terrier with the stability of the working dog.

      Origin

      Written records do not tell the origin of the Wheaten, but it was known as a versatile farm dog who and guard dog in Ireland.