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16 Pictures That Prove Irish Wolfhound Are Perfect Weirdos

The Irish wolfhound has remarkable growth and impressive appearance, very muscular, strong but elegant build, with light and swift movements; head and neck are carried high; the tail is slightly curved at the end. The desired height at the withers in males is 81-86 cm, the minimum is 79 cm for males and 71 cm for bitches; one of the tallest dog breeds; minimum weight for males – 54.5 kg, bitches – 40.5 kg. The coat is harsh and requires maintenance. Longer at the chin and above the eyebrows. The color is brindle, fawn, wheat, black, gray, white, yellowish-brown, red, any other color found in the deerhound.

#1 If you are looking for a long-lived breed, the Irish Wolfhound is not for you. He lives roughly 6 to 8 years.

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

#3 The breed is very old; there are suggestions it may have been brought to Ireland as early as 7000 BC.

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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