Facts & Origin
Bully Wheaten (English Bulldog and Irish Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier mix).
The Bully Whe aten is an exciting mix of two very different, but equally beloved breeds: the sturdy English Bulldog and the energetic Irish Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier. The English Bulldog originated in England and was originally bred for bullfighting. The Irish Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier, on the other hand, originated in Ireland and was used for various farm work such as herding and hunting.
Suitability and attitude
Thanks to its adaptability and friendly nature, the Bully Wheaten is suitable for both urban and rural living. He requires a moderate amount of exercise to stay healthy and happy, and is well suited for active families. His size and temperament also make him a good choice for apartments, as long as he gets enough exercise.
|Origin||UK - Ireland|
|Life expectancy||10 - 14 years|
|Care requirements||low-maintenance - high-maintenance|
|Activity level||low - high|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits
The character of the Bully Wheaten can be as varied as its appearance. These dogs are often intelligent, lively, and affectionate , but can also exhibit a certain stubbornness that they inherit from the Bulldog side. Despite this, they are extremely loyal and create a strong bond with their families. They love to be part of daily activities and can fit in well with family life.
In summary, the Bully Wheaten is a fascinating mix of strength, energy, loyalty and love. With proper care and affection, this unique mixed breed will become a valuable family member and a lifelong friend.
Care and health
In terms of grooming, the Bully Wheaten requires regular coat care to prevent tangles and keep his skin healthy. Regular dental care, nail trimming, and ear control are also important.
Like all mixed breed dogs, the Bully Wheaten can be prone to certain health problems that are common in its parent breeds. These can include skin problems, hip dysplasia, and some heart problems . Therefore, regular vet visits and a good diet are essential to maintain and promote his health.
What does this mixed breed look like?
This mixed breed dog inherits unique physical characteristics from both parent breeds. With a height between 30 and 50 cm and a weight of 15 to 25 kg, the Bully Wheaten is a medium-sized dog. Its coat can vary from medium length to long and often has the soft, silky texture of the Wheaten Terrier. Color-wise, the coat can range from wheat colors to brown to black, depending on the inherited characteristics of the parents.
Often occur with allergies and intolerances.
Can be hereditary in certain breeds.
Can occur frequently in dogs and can sometimes be treated with medication.
Dogs with shortened muzzles can often experience respiratory problems.
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 mix of English Bulldog and Irish Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier has a calm, lovable and friendly character and is very affectionate. They are intelligent and willing to learn.
This mixed breed requires weekly brushing.
The mixed breed reaches an average size of about 30 to 50 cm.
The Bully Wheaten needs about 30-60 minutes of play and exercise daily to keep them happy and healthy.