Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Introduction Biological Data Introduction General information An old Irish breed only relatively recently recognized. Bred as a general purpose dog, these fit, hardy dogs make excellent house dogs. They are not aggressive but will defend their territory if pressed. The coat does not shed and therefore requires some trimming. Biological Data This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Further ReadingPublicationsRefereed papers Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource. Other sources of information For information on Genetic Testing Providers (labs), genetic tests, and tests by breed, visit International Partnership for Dogs: https://dogwellnet.com/. For a list of DNA tests available for certain breeds worldwide, visit Kennel Club Worldwide DNA tests: https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/health/for-breeders/dna-testing-simple-inherited-disorders/worldwide-dna-tests/. The Kennel Club Breed-specific requirements and recommendations including health screening: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/media/9846/abs_breed_specific_requirements_and_recommendations_web.pdf. Vesley R (1991) The Complete Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier. Howell. ISBN 0 87605 337 1. Organisation(s) Visit the Kennel Club website to search for details of KC-registered breed clubs: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/findaclub/breed/. Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Club of Great Britain: www.wheaten.org.uk. Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs: www.akc.org/clubs/search. Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Club of America: www.scwtca.org.