Irish wolfhound

Breed: Irish Greyhound

Family (group): Greyhound

Nationality: Ireland

Weight (kg): 41 - 55
Size (cm): 71 - 80
Hair type: hard and rough

Color Standards: Gray, Brindle, Red, Black


Origin and History: This greyhound is possibly a descendant from an old Irish breed, crossed with dogs introduced into Ireland by the Celts.

Personality: It is a dog that gets attached to his master, with a calm and gentle temperament. On the other hand they can be dangerous if they are trained for the defense and the attack.

Health problem known: Von Willebrand's disease, hip dysplasia, eye diseases, gastric torsion, bone tumor, heart disease.

Note: They need a lot of space to run.