owners gather on Brean beach for celebration and record bid
Coated Wheaten Terriers, and their owners, headed to Brean beach
on Sunday (March 15th) as part of a worldwide 'walk our Wheatens
day' to celebrate the breed society's 60th anniversary and attempt
a world record.
from the Burnham-On-Sea area were joined by others from as far
afield as the south coast and the Midlands for the special event.
owners from around the globe walked their dogs on the same day
and the same local hour in an attempt to set a record for the
biggest ever such event.
the Burnham owners were Sue and Fred ACourt and their dog
Monty who joined owners and their pets from as far as Oxford and
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Wheaten terriers are believed to
be the oldest breed of Irish terrier so it was was great to see
so many on the beach at Brean."
walk was organised by Somerset wheaten breeder Brenda Grant. It
comes after the Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Club of Great Britain
encouraged owners from all over the country to set up walks to
celebrate the club's diamond anniversary.