IRISH SOFT COATED WHEATEN TERRIER January 22, 2014 at 3:49 pm



he investigation Irish Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier is a little mysterious, though , that the breed dates back over 200 years. The former Ireland emphasis on oral transmission so the story of race is not well documented. What is certain is that the breed was initiated by Irish farmers and poor farmers . The first mention of the long-haired Terrier with soft hairs appear in the vicinity of Cork and Widclow and a small part of northern Ireland. Dogs were primarily designed to work on farms – the difficult living conditions require them strength, intelligence , of sufficient magnitude to induce authority could not be too large to maintain them as cheap as it was possible . Irish Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier was therefore shepherd flocks of sheep , the guardian of the family, also patrolled around small farms and warned against unwanted guests. Was used as a working dog on the track prey pulled from the water and burrows . Older Irish wheaten terriers describe as dogs to everything.


In short it is a strong , medium sized dog tags of great intelligence, quickness , agility and versatility. History of the Irish Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier turns out to be closely linked with two other Irish terrier breeds – Irish Terrier Kerry Blue Terrier and . Irish Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier seems to have a great impact on the race. Irish Terriers for the first time were shown at an exhibition in Dublin in 1870, as a separate breed . By 1880 , there were no established standard for the Irish Terrier . At this time, the name shown in Irish Terrier dogs of the same size but with a different hair and ointments . Irish Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers were often seen today terrierami Irish . At the same ring were shown dogs of various shades ( silver, gray , blue, and wheat ) It is interesting that the Kerry Blue is still shown are nietrymowane in Ireland where people call them the Irish Blue Terrier. Irish Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier is not aroused interest as soon as his two cousins . While the Kerry Blue has reached its greatest popularity numbers purebred Softa drastically decreased. A turning point for the race was Terrier Field Trial in 1932 where the Irish Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers came out sensational . Patrick Blake – a great lover of the breed Kerry Blue was impressed with charm and efficiency softów and began efforts to save the race from extinction. He persuaded his friend GJ Pierce to found a club race and sponsorship it until it is approved by the Irish Kennel Club. Good qualities of the breed tended toward each successive lovers softów and race began to grow again . Was approved by the Irish Kennel Club in 1937 and was first presented at the exhibition in Dublin. The only controversy at the time was that the race has not yet had its official name. The first proposal was a name : Irish Wheaten Terrier, but it met with opposition from the Irish Terrier breeders and Gleenm of IMAL Terrier . Both of these races included in your standard wheat color as acceptable . At this time, the Irish Terrier standard no longer contains wheat color , but this color is still present in the standard Glen of IMAL Terrier . So the Irish Terrier and Terrier Glen of IMAL have a rough coat and name of the Irish Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier was the best compromise on a new name.


Irish Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier gained particular popularity in the United States, where it continues today. The first breeding pair to the U.S. brought Mrs. Lydia Vogel in 1947. However, only two representatives of the breed could cause softów by the AKC registration . 10 years later, the family dog O’Connor imported from Mrs. Mauren Holmes – very popular breeder softów in Europe. Later, with the help of Mrs. Holmes brought jeszce several members of the race and eventually led to the registration of the breed in the AKC . Day 16 March 1962 year is a great day for the Irish dogs. It was created when the Irish Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Club of America . At that time, about 30 were registered in the United States softów . In 1968 , however, there were already more than 250 AKC was good ISCWT group terriers 13 March 1973 year. Popuarność race continued to increase . In the early 90 ‘ race has become the most popular breed of terrier 7 in the USA. At this time, only in the United States each year are recorded puppies about 2000 per year. Outside the U.S., the Irish Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier earned so much popularity even in Scandinavia. At the largest exhibitions in Sweden often presents more than 100 Irish Soft Coated Wheaten terrier and we must remember that there is a quarantine there which precludes participation in exhibitions of many representatives of the breed of the countries covered by the quarantine .


Irish Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier is a very tenacious , strong dog , full of temperament , hair soft , slightly wavy , sometimes curly. Height at the withers – the dog : 46-48 inches, females slightly less . Wheaten homeland is Ireland . He is considered one of the oldest on the island. Officially recognized by the FCI only in the thirties , from now enjoys a growing popularity – mainly in the U.S. and Scandinavia. So far in Poland rather little-known race . Most wheatenów came from our southern neighbors. At this time in our country lives about ten representatives of the breed .The nature of wheaten Irish Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier dog is brave , hardworking, very susceptible to training . Properly run does not cause any trouble in dealing with other dogs. Very lively and energetic – simply perfect for active people. What for some is an advantage for others it can be a disadvantage . If someone expects will wheaten hours lounging on the couch and settle for a five-minute walk away – they better think of another breed. Wheaten Terrier is a flesh and blood – saying in two words – a real energy bomb 🙂 Irish Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier in the past was used among other things as a dog for hunting . Do not forget this and already in the youngest age to correct his inclinations in this direction in the future as an adult dog does not chase anything that moves .