Irish Wolfhound

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The Irish Wolfhound is a historic sight-hound dog breed from Ireland that has by its presence and substantial size inspired literature, poetry and mythology. Like all sight-hounds, it was used to pursue game by speed; it was also famed as a guardian dog, specializing in protection against and for the hunting of wolves.

Hypoallergenic: No

Origin: Ireland

Scientific name: Canis lupus familiaris

Weight: Female: 83-110 lbs & Male: 110-130 lbs

Height: Female: 22-24 inches & Male: 24-26 inches

Temperament: Thoughtful, Dignified, Patient, Loyal, Generous, Sweet-Tempered

Colors: Black, White, Brindle, Fawn, Grey, Red

Litter Size: 1-12 Puppies

 

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