The Irish Wolfhound is a hunting dog that originated in Ireland. It is the national dog of Ireland.
Appearance & Grooming
The Irish Wolfhound is an extra large dog. The breed has a rough and dense coat in red, wheaten, black, blue, cream, gray, silver, white, and brindle. The Irish Wolfhound sheds seasonally and requires weekly brushing when shedding.
Behavior & Disposition
The Irish Wolfhound is known for its dignified, sweet, loyal, and patient personality. Adult supervision is recommended when playing with children and other dogs.
The Irish Wolfhound has a moderate activity level. It is recommended to feed them with a high-quality dog food based on their age and size.
The Irish Wolfhound is an intelligent dog that can quickly pick up on situations. They tend to take a long time (19 months) to grow into adulthood, and can become aggressive if left alone for a long period of time. Therefore, early social training and positive reinforcement are recommended.