The Irish Wolfhound

August 27, 2011 by  
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"These dogs were originally bred as wolf hunters!

The Irish Wolfhound is huge – with some growing as large as small ponies!

Irish Wolfhounds are giant dogs, however they usually have gentle tempers. They are generally friendly, although may be reserved around people they don’t know. They are loyal, affectionate and sociable with their families and children and are easy enough to train. Due to their size and their need of space and room to run and play, they are not apartment dogs. They also have a tendency towards several hereditary health problems, including heart problems, bone cancer, and liver shunts. This would be something to look out for when selecting an Irish Wolfhound… Read More

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