| UK KC Classification
| Country of Origin
| Date of Origin
||71 - 90 cm (28 - 35 inches)
||40 - 55 Kgs (90 - 120 lbs)
| Life Expectancy
Irish Wolfhounds are large, muscular dogs. Their coat is rough and harsh and it can be a variety of colours.
Irish Wolfhounds are gentle, friendly dogs.
If you are considering an Irish Wolfhound as a pet, consider the following points:
They are unsuitable for urban living
They are usually ok with children
They thrive in cold climates
They are happy to live and sleep outdoors
They usually make good watch dogs
They usually get on well with other dogs
Irish Wolfhounds are also known as: