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What is a Whoodle? Whoodles are a beautiful combination of the Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier and Poodle (both non-shedding), well known for their adorable teddy bear looks, and their fun-loving, friendly, loyal, and playful personalities. They are family friendly, highly intelligent, and extremely trainable, making the Whoodles one of the more desirable breeds for therapy dogs in recent years. For those who suffer from asthma or allergies, the Whoodle is a non-shedding hypoallergenic breed. To know and love a Whoodle is to understand the amazing qualities inherent in both the Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier and Poodle breeds. The Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier, a farm dog which originated in Ireland, was often used for a hunting companion dog because of their tracking skills, athleticism, and diligent learning abilities. They are well known for their silky soft non-shedding coat and silly disposition. Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers are believed to be one of the oldest terrier breeds from Ireland, the Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier emerged there sometime between the late 18th century and early 19th century. Spirited and playful, they were bred to be all-purpose farm dogs as well as companions. The breed was introduced to the United States in 1946. Although their fan base grew slowly, it still grew until, in 1962, the Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Club of America was formed. It’s a club that, much like this terrier itself, is still popular today. The Moyen Poodle, found in Western Europe over 400 years ago, a strongly built, active and intelligent breed, ranging in size from 20-30 pounds. They are eager to please, loyal and loving companions for the whole family. They are also a non-shedding and hypoallergenic breed.