Our Wheaten, Tobias

When we began looking for a Wheaten puppy, I looked at every breeder I could find. Yes, there were a few closer to us than Barb at Heartland Classics, but Barb was by far the most knowledgable about the breed, about Irish vs. American coat, and Wheatens in general. Although she runs a kennel and has many puppies at most times, she genuinely cares about each one. Our puppy, Tobias, is an Irish coated Wheaten and the offspring of Gil and Fidget, born in December, 2013. When we picked him up, it was obvious that he had been well cared for, impeccably groomed, and had learned his name, (We let her know his new name, and from that moment on she and her team called him by that.) He immediately knew that he would walk at my side, although being a puppy is pushing that boundary at the moment, understood that was where he should be. Besides raising a beautiful puppy, Barb handled the business end as a professional. I received wonderful, prompt communication with every question I had, and I asked my fair share. She sent updates on Toby every 2 weeks like clockwork. I had his new pictures, knew just how much he weighed and was given developmental updates for his age. Not only are we completely pleased with those aspects, but her prices are the best I ever saw. The products in her store are very reasonably priced and the toys we got in the puppy pack are Tobias' favorites. She knows her puppies! Thanks, Barb, for being a blessing to us by making this adoption an event to be remembered!

- Laurie von Holdt

What Our Clients are Saying!

We picked up our new wheaten puppy Dixie/now Bella from the Seattle airport just last night. She was so happy to see us and took to us and our grandson immediately. Once home to Canada she also took...

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We saw his pre-arrival photos, which Heartland Classics sent regularly as promised and we knew he was cute. But, he is more than we expected. What a pretty little face he is and so sweet. He even...

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We purchased our Tibetan Terrier puppy from Heartland and have had a wonderful experience. Barb Lierman is a wonderful person and superb breeder. Leia will be one year old on October 13. We have...

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I have had my coton for 2 weeks. He is amazing! Friendly, playful, gorgeous, and smart! You can't ask for anything more. I am highly allergic to dogs and my puppy has not given me one sneeze. He...

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I flew from Santa Fe to Omaha last Wednesday and Barb brought Darby Mae, the MOST precious Irish Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier, to me at Omaha Eppley. An hour later, Darby Mae and I were en route to...

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Dear Barb and Heartland Classics... Just want to thank you for all you do. We are so impressed with how you place precious puppies in homes to succeed. As I introduce Tuxedo to other pet owners,...

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