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Breed: Irish Wolfhound
Country of Origin: Ireland
AKC Group: Hound
Function: Hunt
Life Span: 6-8 years
Appearance: Large!
Color: Gray, brindle, red, black or white
Coat Type: Rough
Grooming: The rough, medium-length coat needs regular and thorough grooming with a brush and comb. This with keep the coat in good condition. About once or twice a year pluck the coat to remove excess dead hair. This breed is an average shedder.
Height: 28-35 inches
Weight: 90-150 pounds
Activity Level: High
Watch Dog: No
Protection: No
Intelligence: High
Trainability: High
Good With Children: Yes
Good With Pets: Yes
Good With Strangers: Yes
Character: Sweet
Home Environment: Fenced yard
Best Owner: Loving
Potential Problems:  
Behavior:  
Physical: These dogs are prone to cardiomyopathy, bone cancer, bloat, PRA, Von Willebrands, and hip dysplasia.
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