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The Irish Wolfhound is part of the Hound group. The Irish Wolfhound is a dog with Above Average problem solving abilities. The trainability of the Irish Wolfhound is Excellent. It was breed to be good for Family Pet, Hunting, The Irish Wolfhound lifestyle is Very adaptable to indoor/outdoor living

Irish Wolfhounds are prone to cardiomyopathy, bone cancer, bloat, PRA, Von Willebrands and hip dysplasia. It is important that when contacting a Irish Wolfhound breeder that you express health concern issues and ask the breeder what they are doing in order to help mimimize them.

Please don't purchase your Irish Wolfhound from a petstore which commonly are known to support Irish Wolfhound puppy mills. Doing so only promotes inproper breeding ethics and promotes current Irish Wolfhound health issues. The AKC, UKC, FCI, CKC, SKC, WWKC, FIC registries recognize the Irish Wolfhound breed standard.

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Irish Wolfhound
Group:  Hound
Shoulder Height: 00.00 in - 00.00 in
Weight: Minimum 105 pounds for female, 120 pounds for male
Exercise req'd: Medium amount
Intelligence: Above Average
Suitability for kids: Excellent
Registries: AKC, UKC, FCI, CKC, SKC, WWKC, FIC


Country of Origin: Ireland - Tallest of the running hounds - Probably developed in the first century AD - Nearly died out, but was restored in the latter half of the 1800's. Believed to be descended from the .

Character: Irish Wolfhounds are friendly, gentle, loyal, and calm.

Temperment: This dog gets along well with children, other dogs, and any household pets. There will be no problems provided early socialization has taken place.

Coat: Is rather unkempt-looking, cough, coarse and hard. Can be plain white, brown, black, red, or grey.

Care Regular grooming with a brush and comb is required. Twice a year, dead hair will need to be plucked from the coat.

Colour: Gray, brindle, red, black, pure white, fawn

Comments: A quality retriever in any cover and for a variety of game. Heavy coat gives him protection for long exposure in icy water. Needs grooming, but does not need to be clipped like a poodle. Their unusual coat of crisp, tight, water-repellent curls lends .

Purposes: Family Pet, Hunting,

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