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The Luck of the Irish

From the AKC, in honor of St. Paddy’s Day: The Irish Breeds

Irish breeds of the American Kennel Club

Irish Wheaten
Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier

Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier: The breed has a special connection to St. Patrick’s Day, having first appeared in the show ring at the Irish Kennel Club Championship on March 17, 1937. The breed is prized for its soft, silky, wheaten-colored coat which sheds minimally. Wheatens enjoy plenty of exercise and are happy, alert dogs.

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