The Wheaten was bred for over two hundred years as a farm dog in Munster Ireland and its duties would include herding, guarding live stock and keeping down vermin. They are believed to be related to the Kerry blue terrier. Known in Ireland in years gone by as the poor man’s Wolfhound. Their tails were docked to avoid taxes. First registered as a breed in 1937 by the Irish Kennel Club and later in 1943 by the English Kennel Club. This dog is a natural terrier with strong sporting instincts and a hardy dog of strong constitution
This house plaque comes in different sizes and is made from Irish limestone quarried from County Kilkenny. Irish limestone is millions of years old and is known for its durability. Limestone is a sedimentary rock comprised of mineral calcite. The calcite in Irish limestone is most commonly marine organisms. Irish limestone usually have the fossilised shells of the organisms visibly embedded within the stone. Making this house plaque unique and an interesting addition to your home or would make an interesting and unusual present for a loved one. All our limestone is supplied by God and nature and worked by man.