If you want to get a new dog and are interested in getting a Wheaten terrier-poodle, you need to learn everything you can about the dog before you purchase it. This will allow knowing if they would be a good fit for you and your family. Keep reading for some information about this dog.
Wheaten Terrier Poodles Crossbred
Wheaten terrier-poodles are hybrid dogs which means they are crossbred with another breed. This dog is crossbred with a poodle. The main thing you need to know is a variety of poodles are used during the breeding. This means you will not know for sure how large your Wheaten terrier-poodle will get if you do not know who the parents are. This is something you need to ask the breeder. Some Wheaten dogs are very small while others get much larger. Ask the owner if you can see both the mother and father or a picture of them to help you understand the size.
When your dog is fully grown, it may look more like one breed than the other or it may look completely mixed. This is something you will not know until they are fully grown but is something you need to be aware of.
Good for Families
The Wheaten terrier-poodle can be good with families if they are trained properly. Hire an experienced trainer to ensure your dog gets the best training. Along with training make sure you socialize your dog. This means taking the dog with you to places where dogs are allowed. This will allow them to be around other dogs and a variety of people. Let people come up and talk with your dog and pet it if your terrier is comfortable with this. These dogs can be herders so if you have children, they may try to herd them if they are not trained.
There are dog parks in most areas that will give your dog good social skills. Have a good leash to walk your dog as most parks always require a leash. There are also people at the park, so you get socialization on both sides. There are also many stores that allow you to take your dog. For example, this may be pet stores or home improvement stores.
The breeder can give you much more information about the Wheaten terrier-poodle so you can know for sure if this dog is right for you.