Soft Coated Weaten Terrier

name of dog

Ch. Handsome Meabh (applied for)
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Coming from Co. Kerry in Ireland and said to be the ancestor of the Kerry Blue. This is a strongly built 'square' dog with more 'body' than the Kerry. This was a working dog on the Irish farms. His small ears are folded forward. The tail is carried high but not over the back when not docked. In personality he is active, versatile and tireless. The coat is thick and soft and silky, with a wavy or curl.
Colour is wheaten, youngsters may have dark markings but these should clear when mature.

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This breed has Kennel Club Challenge Certificates at most Championship Shows.

In Britain thes breed is shown in full coat, In Ireland he is trimmed out, much like a Kerry Blue.

UK & Irish Clubs

Update Club Name Contact Phone number Homepage Email
2004 Soft Coated Wheaten
Terrier Club of GB
Mrs J Creswick 01670 512832 yes no
2004 Irish Sofycoated
Wheaten Terrier Club
Wally Lad 353 46-23175 yes yes


46-49cms = 18-19½"
wt. 16-20kg = 35-45lbs

UK & Irish Breeders

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2005 KERIDOWN R G & E Ross 0044(0) 1506 435947 West Lothian yes yes
Update CAIDANTES Carole & Simon Barnes-Davies 0044(0)1245231434 Chelmsford yes no
Update KELLYNACK Sally & Dean Walklin 0044(0)1752 770881 Plymouth yes yes
2005 DENZILLY Jo & Graham Dowdy 01604 581760 Northants yes no

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Irish Softcoated Wheaten Terrier Louise Borst Borreman n/a Rep Ireland yes yes


HD risk is low at average 13 total (1999)
Eye and hip testing is recommended
Some Kidney problems

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