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Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier

Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier breeders in South AfricaSoft-Coated Wheaten Terrier


The Soft-coated Wheaten Terrier is a breed of dog originating from Ireland. The four coat varieties are: Traditional Irish, Heavy Irish, English, and American. These dogs have a single coat which sheds very little hair, so they can be more easily tolerated by people allergic to other breeds. The Wheaten was bred in Ireland to be an all-purpose farm dog whose duties would have included herding, watching and guarding livestock, and vermin hunting and killing. They are believed to be related to the Kerry Blue Terrier. Today, Wheaten terriers compete in obedience, agility, and tracking, and are occasionally used in animal-assisted therapy, as well. In Ireland, they were commonly referred to as the "Poor Man's Wolfhound." Their tails used to be docked to avoid taxes, and were often kept to a specific size. Read more about Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier Breed here


See the list below for local Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier Breeders in South Africa.



Breeders of Soft-Coated Wheaten Terriers