Why do I breed wheatens and lagottos?
I grew up on a farm where my mother raised shelties
She raised shelties for over 50 years and was a life
member of the CKC. As a junior handler competing
at dog shows I knew my life would always involve
dogs, and showing them, it is a hobby that I truly love
and enjoy. I have been breeding for over 30 years.
What was the attraction to the wheaten
Initially I was attracted to wheatens after watching
a wheaten compete in an obedience trial. Upon
researching the breed more closely, I fell in love
with the whimsical clown like personality of the
wheaten terrier. The coat I saw as a challenge, as
I would need to learn to groom! The non-shedding factor was welcome news.
And of course being Irish the fact that they derived from Ireland sealed the deal.
What the Wheaten Terrier has given back?
Years of love! The wheaten greeting cannot be
competed with, .....what a warm welcome home!
I have met so many wonderful people, both in
wheaten breeders that I socialize with, and the many