King Wheaten:Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Irish Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Mix

Hybrid Breed

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel + Irish Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier


Origin and history

The King Wheaten is a designer dog breed created by crossing the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and the Irish Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier. This breed thus combines the charm and affection of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel with the energetic and robust temperament of the Irish Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier.

Suitability and attitude

The King Wheaten is excellent for families and people who enjoy an active lifestyle. His friendly nature and energy level make him an ideal partner for both large and small children. He loves to play outside and needs regular exercise.

In summary, the King Wheaten is a perfect companion for active families. His amiable and outgoing temperament, coupled with his resilience and energy, make him an ideal partner.

Alternate Name -
Origin England - Ireland
Life expectancy 9 - 14 years
Care requirements low-maintenance - high-maintenance
Activity level low - high
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Character and traits of the King Wheaten

As with other mixed breeds, temperament varies depending on the genetic mix and its origin. In general, however, King Wheaten are described as intelligent, energetic and affectionate. King Wheatens are characterized by their friendly and energetic nature. They are known for their sociable, loving and affectionate traits that make them great family dogs.

  • Friendly: As direct descendants of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Irish Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier, King Wheatens are incredibly friendly dogs. They get along well with children and other pets.
  • Energetic: King Wheatens are an active breed. They love to play, run, and expend their energy. Accordingly, they need plenty of exercise every day.
  • Devoted: These dogs are famous for being personal companions. They love to spend time with their owners and enjoy spending time together.

Health of the King Wheaten

The King Wheaten benefits from the broad genetic base of its parent breeds, so some typical breed diseases can be weeded out. However, as with any mixed breed dog, health problems can still occur. However, with proper feeding, adequate exercise , and regular health checks at the vet, you'll be supporting your King Wheaten's health and well-being.

Care of the King Wheaten

The King Wheaten has a medium to long, wavy coat that requires regular grooming to prevent matting and matting. A weekly grooming routine not only benefits the appearance, but also serves to strengthen the bond between you and your dog:

  • Grooming: Thoroughly brush his hair once or twice a week.
  • Bathing: A bath every few months is usually enough - unless your dog loves to roll around in mud.
  • Dental care: Teeth should be brushed at least two to three times a week to prevent tartar and bad breath.
  • Paw Care: Nails are trimmed as needed and paws are checked regularly for cracks or injuries.

Breeding the King Wheaten

In terms of breeding the King Wheaten, it is important to select healthy parents with good character. Careful selection helps minimize hereditary diseases and problematic behavior patterns and promotes the breeding of sturdy, well-mannered dogs. Look closely at the breeder and make sure the puppies are raised in a loving and safe environment. A responsible breeder will always look out for the health and welfare of their animals.

The King Wheaten is a charming and affectionate little dog. It is characterized by its robust character and expressive eyes. The most distinctive feature of this dog is its soft, wavy coat, which is a mixture of the coat types of its parent breeds. The coat color varies mainly between the shades of wheat, brown and black.

Fur length medium
Fur flat coated - curly
Ear shape Floppy Ear - Tilt-ear
Tail fanned out - short
Anatomy -
Size ♀ 30 - 46 cm
Weight ♀ 6 - 16 kg
Size ♂ 30 - 48 cm
Weight ♂ 6 - 18 kg
Suitable For Beginner, Children, suitable for allergy sufferers
  • Kidney disease

    Symptoms of kidney disease in dogs: increased urination (polyuria) increased water intake. Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the mouth. Loss of appetite

  • valvular insufficiency

    Heart valve diseases in dogs are among the most common heart diseases. Most often it is an acquired change in a heart valve.

  • Mitral Valve Diseas (MVD)

    Mitral valve disease in animals and dogs, respectively

  • Curly Coat Dry Eye

    Eye disease in dogs.

  • Hip dysplasia (HD)

    Hip dysplasia (HD) is a genetic condition in dogs where the hip joint is not shaped properly. This leads to pain, stiffness and restricted movement.

  • This mixed breed has an extremely affectionate and playful nature. She is lively, social and outgoing and likes to be the center of attention.

  • As mixed breeds, they reach sizes within the limits of their parent breeds.

  • Since this dog is very active, playful and social, it is best to live in a household with plenty of space and other pets to play and romp with.

  • Such a mix has a life expectancy of 10-15 years.

  • This hybrid breed requires regular brushing. In addition, the claws must be trimmed regularly and the ears cleaned as needed.

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