Irish Wolfhound dog breed

Irish Wolfhound facts

Irish Wolfhound are a hunting breed. They are sighthounds. Sighthounds are fairly fast, and have a very good vision compared to other dog breeds.

This dog breed are characterized by high IQ compared to many other dog breeds. Mental exercise should therefore be included in the daily activities.

Irish Wolfhounds sheds, but less than many other breeds. Although frequent grooming is not strictly necessary, it contributes to the dog's overall well-being and prosperity.

The irish wolfhound dog should be a pleasure to to train , but individual differences in the dog breed is expected. The dog type are often focused in what it is doing, and easy to deal with. Like all dogs, dogs of this dog breed will need their daily walks. The dog type demands some exercise, although there are other breeds that require more ventilation of their owners.

This dog breed is by nature fairly mild-natured with unfamiliar people, but large variations occur between dogs anyway. They are usually mild-natured with other dogs. The dog type referred to as child-friendly, but remember: Young children should never be left alone with dogs. Some argue that children-friendly dog breeds don't exist, and in many ways that is a valid point. As distant descendants of the wolf this dog breed still have some strong instincts. Puppies tend to bite in play, and this can increase lung adulthood if one ignores the problem.

The irish wolfhound can be a bit uncomfortable in warmer climates. This is a robust dog that can tolerate cold and low temperatures nice and thrive winter and summer. Like fun and games? It also makes these dogs!

Irish wolfhound appearance: A irish wolfhound is a one of the larger dog breeds, medium-length coat, and a fresh look.

Diseases: The health problems for irish wolfhounds is not specific to the breed and also depends on the breeder. Potential health problems observed are hip dysplasia, bloat, hypothyroidism, ordinary diseases and other health problems in dogs.

Nice to know about irish wolfhound: The irish wolfhound originates from Ireland. The dog type is a comparatively sought after and there is still someone who advertises puppies for sale. Irish Wolfhounds were initially bred for hunting wolves and even lions.

Grouping of irish wolfhound: American Kennel Club places the dog type in the group «hounds». United Kennel Club files the dog type in the category «sighthound & pariah». Irish Wolfhound is part of F.C.I. and their registry of breeds as #160 in section «rough-haired sighthounds» (10.2) in the group «sighthounds» (registered 2001-03-13). Also recognized by the Canadian Kennel as «hounds».

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