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Irish Terrier

Group Terriers
AKC Group AKC Terriers
Temperament determined, friendly
Size medium dog breeds
Feeding Moderate Feeding Dog breeds
Coat care Moderate Grooming
Activeness Active Dog Breeds
How friendly is this dog? Unsociable Dog Breeds
Watch dog Good Watch Dog
Training Moderately difficult to train dogs breeds

Irish Terrier Facts

First used for Watchdog
Country of origins Ireland
Year of origin 1700s
Colors Red, red-wheaten, yellow-red
Height (min) 18 inches (46 cm)
Height (max) 19 inches (48 cm)
Weight (min) 35 lbs (11 kg)
Weight (max) 37 lbs (12 kg)
Life expectancy (min) 12 years
Life expectancy (max) 15 years