The Wheaten was bred in Ireland to be an all-purpose farm dog, responsible for herding, watching and guarding lifestock and dispatching vermin.
Anyone looking for a companion with a strong personality and a sense of fun who doesn't mind the grooming committment.
Anyone looking for dog with a low maintenance coat.
Irish Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier, Wheaten, Wheatie, SCWT
A bit smaller than a Labrador.
Medium (About an hour)
Doesn't have to be a solid hour, you can give them lots of short walks.
Professional help needed. Curly, keeps growing and needs cutting.
Doesn't moult much
But all dogs shed dander so if you're allergic, make sure you'll be ok
HOW IT WORKS
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Match with a breeder
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