Advertisement

The Wheaten Terrier, or Soft-coated Wheaten Terrier, is a friendly, outgoing, and happy dog that was initially bred as a hardy farm dog in Ireland. Wheatens are friendly dogs who enjoy human company. They are energetic and like to jump around. Their extroverted nature means that they require proper training when they are puppies so that they don't misbehave as adults.

Wheatens are medium-sized dogs at around 18 to 20 inches high and weigh approximately 30 to 40 pounds. The distinctive feature of this breed is their long, wavy, soft coat, the color of wheat.

Advertisement

1. The Appearance of the Wheaten Terrier

Wheatens have long, silky, wheat-colored coats and well-built, oblong-shaped bodies. Their coats partially cover their eyes. They have strong muzzles, dark eyes, and large, black noses. Wheaten puppies are not born with their signature wheaten coat. Instead, they are born with dark brown or red fur, which lightens over the first two years of their lives.

StevePatterson / Getty Images
Advertisement

More on Facty

Disclaimer

This site offers information designed for educational purposes only. The information on this Website is not intended to be comprehensive, nor does it constitute advice or our recommendation in any way. We attempt to ensure that the content is current and accurate but we do not guarantee its currency and accuracy. You should carry out your own research and/or seek your own advice before acting or relying on any of the information on this Website.