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Irish Wolfhound

Group Hounds
AKC Group AKC Hound Dogs
Temperament friendly, gentle
Size large dog breeds
Feeding Very Large Feeding Dog breeds
Coat care Moderate Grooming
Activeness Moderately Active Dog Breeds
How friendly is this dog? Moderately Sociable Dog Breeds
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Training Easy to train dogs breeds

Irish Wolfhound Facts

First used for Hunting wolves
Country of origins Ireland
Year of origin 100 bc
Colors Grey, white, brindle, fawn
Height (min) 28 inches (71 cm)
Height (max) 35 inches (90 cm)
Weight (min) 90 lbs (40 kg)
Weight (max) 120 lbs (55 kg)
Life expectancy (min) 6 years
Life expectancy (max) 8 years