15+ Pictures That Prove Irish Wolfhound Are Perfect Weirdos

The Irish wolfhound has remarkable growth and impressive appearance, very muscular, strong but elegant build, with light and swift movements; head and neck are carried high; the tail is slightly curved at the end. The desired height at the withers in males is 81-86 cm, the minimum is 79 cm for males and 71 cm for bitches; one of the tallest dog breeds; minimum weight for males – 54.5 kg, bitches – 40.5 kg. The coat is harsh and requires maintenance. Longer at the chin and above the eyebrows. The color is brindle, fawn, wheat, black, gray, white, yellowish-brown, red, any other color found in the deerhound.

#1 If you are looking for a long-lived breed, the Irish Wolfhound is not for you. He lives roughly 6 to 8 years.

#3 The breed is very old; there are suggestions it may have been brought to Ireland as early as 7000 BC.

Mary Allen

Written by Mary Allen

Hello, I'm Mary! I've cared for many pet species including dogs, cats, guinea pigs, fish, and bearded dragons. I also have ten pets of my own currently. I've written many topics in this space including how-tos, informational articles, care guides, breed guides, and more.

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