15 Informative and Interesting Facts About Irish Wolfhounds

People who are not familiar with the Irish wolfhound breed, seeing such a giant, will certainly be frightened, thinking that this is an evil and aggressive animal. In fact, the Irishman attacks only in response to aggression in his direction. The rest of the time, he is calm, adequate, and friendly.

The wolfhound is devoted to the owner, affectionate with all family members, at any time he is ready to stand up to protect the household and the owner’s property. Although, as a watchman, he has proven himself poorly, his friendliness and lack of aggression prevent him from being an ideal guard.

#1 Once fearless big-game hunters capable of dispatching a wolf in single combat

#2 A male might stand nearly 3 feet at the shoulder and weigh up to 180 pounds(~80kgs).

#3 Females will run smaller but are still a whole lot of hound.

Alice White

Written by Alice White

Alice White, a devoted pet lover and writer, has turned her boundless affection for animals into a fulfilling career. Originally dreaming of wildlife, her limited scientific background led her to specialize in animal literature. Now she happily spends her days researching and writing about various creatures, living her dream.

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