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Wheatador Information & Dog Breed Facts

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

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Wheatador
OriginEngland Canada Ireland
Other Names
What other names does the Wheatador have? The dog breed also known as...
Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier & Labrador Retriever mix
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed
AKC Group
Is Wheatador recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Wheatador recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition
What kennel clubs and organizations recognize or register the Wheatador breed?
Not recognized by any clubs.
Price
How much does the Wheatador puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? Is this puppy expensive? How much should I pay for it? Wheatador price:
$800-$1000
If you choose to purchase the Wheatador, 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 Wheatador for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Wheatador gets to a happy place.

Wheatador General Appearance & Basic Info

Size
What size is this breed? How big is this dog? Wheatador size:
LargeMedium
Weight
How much does the Wheatador weigh? Wheatador weight:
Male: 40-60 pounds (18-27 kg), Female: 35-48 pounds (16-22 kg)
Avg. Weight
What is the average weight of the Wheatador? Wheatador average weight:
Male: 50 pounds (22.5 kg), Female: 41.5 pounds (19 kg)
Height
How tall is the Wheatador? Wheatador height:
Male: 22-24 inches (56-61cm), Female: 21-23 inches (53-58 cm)
Avg. Height
What is the average height of this fido? Wheatador average height:
Male: 23 inches (58.5 cm), Female: 22 inches (55.5 cm)

Wheatador Hair & Care

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Wheatador have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
DenseCurlyWaterproofHardShort
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Wheatador's coat?
WheatenYellowChocolateBlack
Grooming
How to groom the Wheatador and how often?
Average: The Wheatador 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 to 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 Wheatador, 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 Wheatador dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier & Labrador Retriever mix? Wheatador shedding level:
Wheatadors 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.

Wheatador Characteristics

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Wheatador have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
AffectionateFaithfulPlayfulEnergeticIntelligentSpiritedCheerfulFriendlyLoyalSocialAlertGentleLovingGoingResponsive
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Wheatador? Are they intelligent?
Smart: Wheatador's has great intelligence. They understand and memorize new commands in 15-25 repetitions.
Trainability
Are Wheatador dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Wheatadors are easy to train. They find out the association between commands and actions quite quickly.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Wheatador is a highly playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Wheatador sensitivity:
Wheatadors don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits. This breed emotional level reflects their owner's feelings and they don't handle punishments well.
Affection Level
How affectionate are they? Are they affectionate?
Wheatadors are highly affectionate dogs. They like being involved in the family's life. This breed isn't considered as an aloof dog.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier & Labrador Retriever mix need? Wheatador social needs:
Wheatadors need a lot of social interaction. They desire to always be with someone or around people. This breed hates being left alone.
Barking
Do Wheatador dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier & Labrador Retriever mix bark?
Average: The Wheatador barks occasionally. They can change their barks depending on their emotional level and what they're trying to say. Different barks could mean the same and same barks could have a different meaning. Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.
Watchdog Ability
Is Wheatador good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Wheatadors are good watchdogs. Their main job is to observe and they're consistent in their effort. Good vocal cords and sense of hearing belong to them. Usually, they're territorial and protective about their property, so the Wheatadors will alert you if they sense something different.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Wheatador dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Wheatadors strongly protect their territory. This breed is a complete security guard, so you don't have to be afraid in case of danger.
Biting Potential
Do Wheatador bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier & Labrador Retriever mix? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Wheatador? Why do dog bites happen?
Low
The Wheatador 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.)
Moderate
The Wheatador has an average chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Wheatador do?
Wheatadors have a higher than 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 Wheatadors need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Wheatador to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Wheatador roam?
Wanderlust potential of the Wheatador is strong enough to escape from home. They have 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.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Wheatador have high prey drive?
Wheatadors have an average prey drive, which means that they don't have a high impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals, but it might happen. Training can help to achieve good behavior.
Apartment Friendly
Is Wheatador good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Nem a legjobb választás Wheatador, ha lakásban szeretnéd tartani, ugyanakkor alapos lemozgatással, napi többszöri sétával tolerálják a benti körülményeket is, így megoldható Wheatador tartása lakásban.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Wheatadors 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
Can you leave this breed home alone?
Wheatadors tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Fighting Dog
Where Wheatador dogs used as a fighting dog in the history?
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Wheatador Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they aggressive or friendly towards/with strangers? Wheatador temperament with other people:
Wheatadors are very stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Are Wheatador dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Wheatador temperament with children:
Wheatadors are very kid-friendly dogs. This breed enjoys being surrounded by children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Wheatador dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats? Can they be good with cats?
Wheatadors are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Is Wheatador good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Wheatador dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Wheatadors are very dog-friendly dogs. If you want more dogs in your family or you'd like to join dog meetups, the Wheatador can be a great choice.
Office Friendly
Are Wheatadors good office dogs? Do Wheatadors make good office friendly dogs? Can Wheatadors be office dogs?
No
Wheatador is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Wheatador dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier & Labrador Retriever mix temperament with senior people? Are Wheatador dogs good for elderly owners?
Wheatadors are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Wheatador dogs get along with other pets? Are Wheatador dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Wheatadors are generally with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Wheatador breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
No
Wheatadors are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Wheatador 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). Wheatador breed is a good choice for service purposes.
Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Wheatador be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a Wheatador 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 to people with anxiety disorders or autism. Wheatador breed is a good choice for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Wheatador be a sniffer dog?
Yes
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. Wheatador breed is a good choice for detection purposes.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Wheatador be a search and rescue dog?
Yes
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 Wheatador breed is a good choice for SAR purposes.
Boat Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Wheatador be a boat dog?
Yes
Wheatador breed usually likes being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Wheatador 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. Wheatador is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Wheatador Health Factors

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Wheatador dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
The Wheatador 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 Wheatador breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Wheatador breed? Most common health risks of Wheatador:
Addison's DiseaseAllergiesCancerRenal DysplasiaAcute Moist DermatitisBloatCataractsCold TailEar InfectionsElbow DysplasiaEpilepsyHip DysplasiaMyopathyOsteochondrosis DissecansProgressive retinal atrophy (PRA)Tricuspid Valve Dysplasia
Life Expectancy
How long do Wheatador dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Wheatador be?
12-15 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Wheatador breed hypoallergenic?
No
Wheatadors 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 Wheatador have? What is the activity level of the Wheatador?
Wheatadors are high energy dogs. Active lifestyle makes them happy.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
How much activity does this dog need? How much exercise do Wheatador dogs require per day?
Wheatadors need a lot of exercises. Long walks should be on a daily schedule. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does this fido need?
Wheatadors are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Avg. daily food consumption
How much food does the Wheatador need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
Recommended daily amount: 2.5 to 3 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? Wheatador risk for obesity:
Average to High. If you don't pay attention to the Wheatador'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 Wheatador's weight regularly.
Weather & Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot and cold weather & climate?
Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?
Medium
The Wheatador 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 Wheatador drool?
The Wheatador is a perfect example for low drooling tendency. If you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, the Wheatador could be a good 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 less than others, just like the Wheatador. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Wheatador Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long does this dog's pregnancy last? How long does this dog pregnant? How long does it take to have puppies?
60-64 days
Reproductive cycle of the female Wheatador: 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.
How often can the Wheatador have a litter? 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 Wheatador have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
5-8 puppies

Wheatador Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Intelligent Rank: Smart: Wheatador's has great intelligence.
  • Trainability: Wheatadors are easy to train.
  • Drooling tendency: The Wheatador is a perfect example for low drooling tendency.
  • Watchdog Ability: Wheatadors are good watchdogs.
  • Adaptability: Wheatadors adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
  • Child Friendly: Wheatadors are very kid-friendly dogs.
  • Dog Friendly: Wheatadors are very dog-friendly dogs.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Wheatadors are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
  • Service Dog: This breed makes good as a service dog.
  • Therapy Dog: This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
  • Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog: 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.
  • Search and Rescue Dog (SAR): 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.
  • Boat Dog: Wheatador breed usually likes being on a boat.
Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: Wheatadors don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity: Average to High.
  • Mouthiness: Wheatadors have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: Wanderlust potential of the Wheatador is strong enough to escape from home.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Wheatadors tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
  • Office Friendly: Wheatador is not the best dog breed for office environment.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Wheatadors are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.

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