|Lifespan: 6-8 years
||Litter Size: 3-4 pups
||Weight: 90-150 lbs
||Hair Length: Medium
The Irish Wolfhound is a XL dog breed, with a starting weight of 90 lbs that can reach 150 lbs. It is officially part of the Hound group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Irish Wolfhound breed has a typical lifespan of 6 to 8 years, Medium hair, and have Moderate shedding. Breeders interested in the Irish Wolfhound should know that the average litter size is between 3 to 4 puppies.
Irish Wolfhound Breed Characteristics
||Easy to Train
Irish Wolfhound Temperament
The Irish Wolfhound is a sweet gentle breed that is truly loyal to their owners. They require firm training and are friendly by nature therefore not making good watchdogs. Irish Wolfhounds are friendly with other dogs and can be left alone with children. This breed requires two years before it reaches full maturity. Irish Wolfhounds have also been known to be somewhat clumsy.
cardiomyopathy, bone cancer, bloat, PRA, Von Willebrands and hip dysplasia
Irish Wolfhound Coat
Irish Wolfhound Dog Colors
Gray, brindle, red, black, fawn or pure white
CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR
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