Irish Wolfhound


The Irish Wolfhound is a hunting dog that originated in Ireland. It is the national dog of Ireland.
Irish Wolfhound

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.

Activity Level

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.

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