References and Acknowledgements

For continued support, thanks to:

Dr Meryl P. Littman VMD, DACVIM, Professor Emeritus of Medicine (Clinician-Educator), University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicinefor dedictaion to our Breed.
Happy retirement.

Dr Shelly Vaden, DVM, PhD Diplomate ACVIM, Professor Internal Medicine

The Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier Club of America (SCWTCA) for their support and use of health protocols.

Dr Karin Allenspach, PhD, Diplomate ECVIM-CA, Professor of Internal Medicine, Iowa State University, not only for unfailing support during the pANCA research project, but also for verification of the veterinary content of the Health Handbook.


Acknowledgements are also made to the following for their help in compiling essential pages within this site.

Jan Thackray - ‘Inheritance of Recessive Genes’ for WHI

Sandra & Malcolm Jeffries - ‘Inheritance of Autosomal Mutations’ for WHI

SCWT Club of America - ‘Comparison Chart of Hereditable Diseases’ and 'Health Tests' reproduced from information on the SCWT Club of America website, with their kind permission.

Medical Terms compiled by the late Roni Andrews - Soldiersong SCWT, Oregon , USA

SCWT Club of GB:


Dr A Griffiths (UK) for the wonderful 'Mum and Pups' image on our Home page

and Erica Petrie (NZ) for the atmospheric 'Wheatens by the Sea'.

also Laurel Brunke (Canada) for the 'Flying Wheaten' on the Home page 'Health box'