Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier

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Learn about the temperament and personality of the Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier. Discover what he’s like to live with, his traits and characteristics and how he generally behaves.

Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Temperament

The Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier is formidable, energetic, determined, bossy, feisty, scrappy and fearless. His prey-drive is high and he will chase anything that moves. He’s always up for a good argument with another dog and will not back down from a fight, no matter how big the other dog is. Though, he’s less aggressive then many other terriers. He won’t tolerate being treated badly by a child, but he is very gentle and loving with respectful children. He’s highly playful. He’s quick to bark.

Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Training

The Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier is moderately easy to train. He learns new commands at the average rate. He is neither difficult nor easy to train.

Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Shedding

The Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier sheds practically no hair at all. You’ll virtually never find a hair in your home!

Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Grooming

Pet coat (less work): Cut his coat short every few months and then it only needs to be brushed every so often.
Show coat (more work): Professionally groom his coat to the breed standard. Brush it daily.