Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier


Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier


Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier

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Lifespan: 12-14 Years

Avg height: 46-49cm

Avg weight: 16-21kg

Coat type: Soft, silky coat, forming loose waves

Coat colours: Pale gold (mature), born with dark red or brown coat which lightens

Originally bred for: Working dog, hunting rats, rabbits and badger

Breed traitsHappy-go-lucky, affectionate


A little about the Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier

The Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier is a cheerful and loving dog. It is one of the less vocal terriers and is often quite gentle - making it patient with young children. However, they need daily exercise and may be prone to dig.



The major diseases owners of Soft Wheaten Terriers must be aware of are: Protein-losing nephropathy and Protein-losing enteropathy. Less commonly they may have Renal dysplasia, Hypoadrenocorticism (Addison's), Progressive Retinal Atrophy and Canine Hip Dysplasia.