It was the Spring of 1985 , I had a very bad experience with one of my Humane Society dogs- and varying results with the strays I had picked up over the years.
A friend of mine realized I needed to get a dog I could rely on - so, she asked me to fill a questionnaire- well, up popped a soft coated wheaten terrier- who I knew nothing about!
I was immediately interested and almost sight unseen decided to purchase my pet wheaten. It was a hot July day when I got Shawnie- who I was told was a pet wheaten.
I worked Shawnie in obedience , agility , scent hurdling where he
excelled with a final total of 5 titles. But my heart pulled Shawnie
and I towards giving back to the community. So, we were off to schools,
hospitals, Christmas parties and nursing homes- I likely would have
been content for some years to have just Shawnie but the show bug
got me- My second wheaten was Shane- and he just won, and won and
won- in the conformation ring- and then came Shannon- no sense in
having a wonderful show male without a girlfriend> - That was the
start of my breeding program- but my love of
As long as we are able - Myshawns wheatens will be there for those