Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier

  • Nutrition and Feeding

    I feed a kibble with high quality protein. Food and feeding instructions will be sent home with each puppy.

  • Coat and Grooming

    Wheaten Terriers have long coats and they require weekly grooming.

  • Energy and Exercise

    Requires more exercise than the average dog. They are strong chewers and most pups/adult dogs require appropriate chew toys as an outlet for this instinct.

  • Wheatens and Health

    Wheatens have many genetic diseases that can affect the breed including PLN, PLE, Addisons, Renal Dysplasia. This is why health testing is so important.

Information at a Glance

  • Lively
  • Curious
  • Affectionate
Terriers are not for everyone

Wheatens are terriers and as such require physical and mental stimulation. They enjoy being part of the family and involved in family activities. They need supervision as puppies and crate training or can get into trouble quickly – by digging, barking, or otherwise being destructive to yard and household items.


Daily exercise needed.


Can live between 10 and 16 years.


Regular brushing and combing should be a part of your routine with your dog. If you are going to use a groomer, regular bathing and grooming sessions by an expert should occur minimum every 2-4 weeks.

  • Requires intensive socialization with people and other dog-friendly canines
  • Good with children (under supervision and training)
Wheaten Terrier Breed Information