Wheagle Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about Wheagle so you can get to know the breed more.

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Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed

Wheagle Price and Availability

Price
How much does the Wheagle puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? How much money is a Wheagle?
$500-$800
If you choose to purchase the Wheagle, you should know that the mentioned amount of money is an average of the collected data from breeders’ sites and puppy finder places. If you have a Wheagle for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Wheagle gets to a happy place.
Availability
How easy is it to get a Wheagle? How many Wheagle are there in the world?
Average: The Wheagle is a commonly available dog breed. There is less risk of overbreeding compared to the very popular dogs.

Of course, they may be more popular in some countries, and inbreeding may occur, so be careful.

Wheagle Size

Size
Is a Wheagle small, medium or large dog?

How big do Wheagle get?

Small Medium
Weight
How much does the Wheagle weigh? How much should the Wheagle breed weight? What is the normal weight of a Wheagle?
Male: 35-45 pounds (16-20 kg), Female: 30-40 pounds (14-18 kg)
Average Weight
What is the average weight of a Wheagle?
Male: 40 pounds (18 kg), Female: 35 pounds (16 kg)
Height
How tall is the Wheagle? Wheagle height:
Male: 18-20 inches (46-51 cm), Female: 17-19 inches (43-48 cm)
Average Height
What is the average height of a Wheagle?
Male: 19 inches (48.5 cm), Female: 18 inches (45.5 cm)

Wheagle Grooming, Hair and Care

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Wheagle have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
DenseCurly
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Wheagle's coat?
WheatenTanRedTricolorWhiteBlack
Grooming
How to groom the Wheagle and how often?
Average: The Wheagle requires average grooming effort. Cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't essential.

Brushing the dog's coat is useful to reduce shedding. Ears and eyes should be cleaned regularly to avoid infections.

Don't skip the seasonal flea treatment too. Dog nail trimming and dog bath can be helpful sometimes.

Check the local pet store for dog grooming supplies and find the best dog shampoo to keep its coat healthy and give your dog a pleasant experience of a dog bath.

If you don't have the time, skill, or money to take care of your Wheagle, search for a dog groomer or clipping service in your area and book an appointment.

Maybe you're lucky to have a dog boarding service that includes grooming or walk-in dog bath places nearby.

Shedding Level
How much do Wheagle dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Wheagle?
Wheagles shed moderately. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. Regular brushing reduces the amount of hair that sheds. It mostly depends on their health status and breed type.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
How often does the Wheagle need a bath? How often should bathe this dog? Can I bathe my Wheagle every day?
3-4 weeks
More often than average. These dog coats tend to be longer, softer, and oilier than short-haired breeds. While a good bath every now and then is a great way to keep your buddy from becoming overly smelly, be mindful about overbathing.

Bathing will wash away your dog’s natural oils, while a simple brushing every few days should keep them clean.

Wheagle Personality / Temperament

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Wheagle have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
AffectionateFaithfulPlayfulEnergeticIntelligentSpiritedFriendlyIndependentLivelySweetGentleLoving
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Wheagle? Is the Wheagle breed dumb or smart?
Average: It takes patience to teach this breed any tricks or commands, but the effort is worth it. They understand and remember new commands after an average of 25-40 repetitions.

The Wheagle ranks average in the intelligence ranking of dogs.

Trainability
Are Wheagle dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Wheagles are easy to train. They find out the association between commands and actions quite quickly.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Wheagle is a highly playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Wheagle sensitivity:
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds. Soft punishment affects them emotionally. Wheagles don't tolerate irregular daily routine, noisy household, and frequent guest visits really well.

They are receptive to their owner's emotions and make wonderful family companions.

Affection Level
How affectionate are they? Is a Wheagle a good family dog?
High: Wheagles are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers. They enjoy quality time with their owners despite the activity and are considered great therapy dog for those in need. This breed responds strongly to their handler's emotions because they bond closely. Their happiness is your happiness.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Wheagle need? Wheagle social needs:
Wheagles need a lot of social interaction. They desire to always be with someone or around people. This breed hates being left alone.
Barking
Do Wheagle dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my Wheagle bark?
Average to High: The Wheagle is a vocal breed. Not the best choice if you prefer a quiet breed. They often bark loudly and howl sometimes. They can change their barks depending on their emotional level and what they're trying to say. Different barks could mean the same and the same barks could have different meanings.

Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention-seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.

Watchdog Ability
Is Wheagle good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Wheagles are average watchdogs. If they sense something different, they will alert you, but the observation isn't considered their main job.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Wheagle dogs have aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Wheagles are average defenders. Some dogs are very protective of their territory, while others easily let a stranger to trespass. This breed is not sure to defend its territory in every situation.
Biting Potential
Do Wheagle bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Wheagle? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Wheagle? Why do dog bites happen?

Low 🔽

The Wheagle has a low chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
Bite Force
Does the Wheagle has a hard bite? What is the bite force of a Wheagle? How much bite force does a Wheagle have?

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Wheagle bite force: Weak. Dogs that have the weakest bite force below 200 PSI.

However, it is important to note that despite the fact that their bite force is considered the “weakest” it can still be very dangerous as all dog bites are.

They are usually not aggressive and very friendly towards children and other animals.

Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Wheagle do?
Wheagles have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Wheagles need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Wheagle to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Wheagle roam?
Wheagles have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world. Safer to walk them on a leash unless you teach them how to get back to you on command. This breed is also able to cause damage to your fence.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Wheagle have high prey drive?
Wheagles have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds. Cats or any other small animals might be in danger. It's a natural instinct, doesn't necessarily mean that Wheagles are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.
Apartment Friendly
Is Wheagle good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
It is not the best choice if you want to keep them indoors, however, with careful exercise and several walks a day, they will tolerate the indoor environment, so it is possible to keep Wheagle indoors.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Wheagles adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments. They don't mind moving from one place to another with their owner.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
How long can a Wheagle be left alone?
Wheagles tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.

Wheagle Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they aggressive or friendly towards/with strangers? Wheagle temperament with other people:
Wheagles are stranger-friendly dogs.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Wheagle dogs get along with other pets? Are Wheagle dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Wheagles usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Child Friendly
Are Wheagle dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Wheagle temperament with children:
Wheagles are very kid-friendly dogs. This breed enjoys being surrounded by children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Wheagle dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats? Can they be good with cats? Can the Wheagle breed live with a cat?
Wheagles are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Is Wheagle good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Wheagle dogs get along with other dogs?
Wheagles are very dog-friendly dogs. If you want more dogs in your family or you'd like to join dog meetups, the Wheagle can be a great choice.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Wheagle breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners? Is Wheagle breed suitable for first-time owners?
Yes
Wheagles are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Are Wheagles good office dogs? Do Wheagles make good office friendly dogs? Can Wheagles be office dogs?
No
Wheagle is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Wheagle dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Wheagle temperament with senior people? Are Wheagle dogs good for elderly owners?
Wheagles are one of the best breeds for elderly people.

Wheagle Health

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Wheagle dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
The Wheagle is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems
What genetic/health problems does the Wheagle breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Wheagle breed? Most common health risks of Wheagle:
Addison's DiseaseAllergiesCancerRenal DysplasiaBeagle DwarfismCherry EyeChinese Beagle SyndromeDistichiasisEpilepsyGlaucomaHip DysplasiaHypothyroidismIntervertebral Disk DiseasePatellar LuxationProgressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Veterinarian Visits
How often does the Wheagle breed need to go to the vet? How often should you take your dog to the vet? How often should the Wheagle see the vet?
Average
The Wheagle should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year. If your dog shows any symptoms, call your veterinarian.
Life Expectancy
How long do Wheagle dogs live? How old can a Wheagle be? What is the age limit of the Wheagle? How many years can the oldest Wheagle live?

What is the average life expectancy / lifespan of a Wheagle?

11-15 years
The average lifespan of Wheagle: 13 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Wheagle breed hypoallergenic?
No
Wheagles don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction. Some of the dog breeds are even considered to higher the possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level
How much energy does the Wheagle have? What is the activity level of the Wheagle?
Wheagles have a higher energy level than other dog breeds. If you want a dog for snuggling on the couch, this breed isn't the perfect choice for you.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
How much exercise does a Wheagle need? How much exercise do Wheagle dogs require per day?
Wheagles need quite a lot of exercise. Daily walks should be on schedule. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does the Wheagle breed need?
Wheagles are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Average daily food consumption
How much food does a Wheagle need? What dog products should I buy? How much food does a Wheagle breed eat per day? What is good dog food for Wheagle? How much food should I feed my Wheagle?
0.5 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Wheagle risk for obesity:
Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Wheagle's weight, he can easily gain weight. More than one daily walk should be on schedule. To make your dog happy and fit, feed him with quality dry dog food and live an active life together. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding.

If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Wheagle's weight regularly.

Weather and Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot or cold weather and climate?
Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Different dogs have different preferences when it comes to weather conditions. However, in general, most dogs prefer average to warm weather conditions, as they typically find hot weather conditions to be uncomfortable and taxing.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?

Medium

The Wheagle has an average chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling Tendency
Does the Wheagle drool?
The Wheagle is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency. If you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, the Wheagle could be a perfect choice for you. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. Certain dog breeds drool minimum compared to others, just like the Wheagle.

If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Wheagle As a Working Dog

Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Wheagle be a guide dog? Are they used as seeing-eye dogs?

Yes

This breed makes good as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act).

Wheagle breed is a good choice for service purposes.

Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Wheagle be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a Wheagle be an emotional support animal?

Yes

This breed makes a perfect therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and people with anxiety disorders or autism.

Wheagle breed is a good choice for therapeutic purposes.

Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Wheagle be a sniffer dog?

Yes

After proper training, they can excel at this kind of work. A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.

Wheagle breed is a good choice for detection purposes.

Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Wheagle be a search and rescue dog?

Yes

This breed would make an excellent search and rescue dog. The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.

The Wheagle breed is a good choice for SAR purposes.

Boat and Sailor Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Wheagle be a boat dog?

Yes

Wheagle breed usually likes being on a boat.

Boat dogs were typically bred for their strength, stamina, and water resistance, as they were often required to perform tasks such as pulling in fishing nets, and jumping into the water to retrieve ropes or lines, or helping to move cargo.

Sailor dog is a type of dog that was bred to accompany sailors on their voyages. They were typically used for three purposes: as a working dog, as a watchdog, and as a companion. A boat dog is a term used to describe a type of dog that was traditionally bred and used as a working dog on boats.

Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Wheagle be a drafting dog?

Not really

A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination.

Wheagle is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Fighting Dog / Military Dog
Where Wheagle dogs used as fighting / military dogs in history?

Not really

In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Wheagle Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long is a Wheagle pregnant?How long does it take to have puppies? How to tell if the Wheagle breed is pregnant?

60-64 days

Reproductive cycle of the female Wheagle: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days.

During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge.

The second part is the Estrus when the female is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days.

The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color.

The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the female’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating.

The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.

Litter Frequency

Once a year.

More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size
How many puppies can the Wheagle have in a litter? How many puppies can the Wheagle breed have for the first time? How many puppies does a Wheagle have? How many puppies can a Wheagle give birth to?
5-8 puppies

Wheagle Recognition

AKC Group
Is Wheagle recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Wheagle recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition
What kennel clubs and organizations recognize or register the Wheagle breed?
Not recognized by any clubs.

Wheagle Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Trainability: Wheagles are easy to train.
  • Drooling Tendency: The Wheagle is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
  • Adaptability: Wheagles adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
  • Child Friendly: Wheagles are very kid-friendly dogs.
  • Dog Friendly: Wheagles are very dog-friendly dogs.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Wheagles are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Wheagles are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
  • Service Dog: This breed makes good as a service dog.
  • Therapy Dog: This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
  • Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog: After proper training, they can excel at this kind of work.
  • Search and Rescue Dog (SAR): This breed would make an excellent search and rescue dog.
  • Boat and Sailor Dog: Wheagle breed usually likes being on a boat.

    Boat dogs were typically bred for their strength, stamina, and water resistance, as they were often required to perform tasks such as pulling in fishing nets, and jumping into the water to retrieve ropes or lines, or helping to move cargo.

    Sailor dog is a type of dog that was bred to accompany sailors on their voyages.

Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: Wheagles don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity: Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Wheagle's weight, he can easily gain weight.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: Wheagles have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Wheagles tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
  • Cat Friendly: Wheagles are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
  • Office Friendly: Wheagle is not the best dog breed for office environment.

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