Wheatens need to be socialized early and often.They can be rambunctious and playful. They are not the perfect dog for everyone and families with smaller or timid children should be cautious and aware of the time and patience needed for training a Wheaten puppy. They do not do well with harsh discipline, but softer consistent methods work well. They can, and usually do, maintain a high energy level most of their lives.
Wheatens need regular exercise and socialization. Walking them in a safe environment is very important to both their physical and mental well-being. Some Wheatens go through a fear stage. Do not encourage timid behaviors by using baby talk or coddling them. If they are times discuss their behavior with their breeder. Some dogs need maturity to adjust mentally and patience is needed. If they are hesitant upon entering a new space, be patient and let them enter at their own pace.
Say Having them go places makes a more confident, self-assured dog.
Wheatens are naturally social and love to go places.