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Breed: Irish Terrier
Country of Origin: Ireland
AKC Group: Terrier
Function: Hunter
Life Span: 12-15 years
Appearance: Well-proportioned
Color: Red, golden, or wheaten.
Coat Type: Double
Grooming: The hard double coat is easy to groom and rarely sheds. Brush regularly with a stiff bristle brush and remove the dead hair with a fine-tooth comb. Bathe only when necessary.
Height: 18 inches
Weight: 25-27 pounds
Activity Level: High
Watch Dog: Ok
Protection: No
Intelligence: High
Trainability: High
Good With Children: Yes
Good With Pets: Ok
Good With Strangers: Ok
Character: Hot-tempered
Home Environment: Fenced yard and lots of exercise
Best Owner: Firm
Potential Problems:  
Physical: Very healthy