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Irish Wolfhound


Overview

Adult Size

  • Huge
  • Large

Amount of Shedding

  • Sheds Normally

Appropriate Environment

  • Apartment
  • Fenced In Yard
  • House
  • Invisible Fenced Yard

Behavior if Left Alone

  • Doesn’t Like Being Left Alone

Breed Group

  • Hound Group

Coat Length

  • Long Coat
  • Medium Coat

Coat Quality

  • Hard Coat
  • Rough Coat

Colors

  • Black
  • Blue
  • Brindle
  • Cream
  • Gray
  • Gray & Brindle
  • Red
  • Red & Brindle
  • Red Wheaten
  • Silver
  • Wheaten
  • Wheaten & Brindle
  • White

Drools

  • Drools Regularly

Energy Level

  • Get Up? Me?
  • Would Rather Not Go Jogging With You

Exercise Needs

  • Needs Regular Exercise

Full Grown Height

  • 31-33″
  • 34-36″

Full Grown Weight

  • 111-120lbs
  • 121-130lbs
  • 131-140lbs
  • 141-150lbs
  • 151-160lbs

General Health

  • Breed with Many Health Issues
  • Not a Very Healthy Breed

Good Choice for New Dog Owners

  • Good Dog for Your First Dog
  • Very Good for Your First Dog!

Good Dog for Cold Weather?

  • Can Manage in Cold Weather
  • Thrives in Cold Weather
  • Tolerates Cold Weather Well

Good Dog for Hot Weather?

  • Can Manage in Hot Weather
  • Doesn’t Do Well in Hot Weather

Good With Children?

  • Good with Kids
  • Great With Kids
  • Very Good With Kids

Grooming

  • Doesn’t Require Grooming
  • Requires Regular Brushing

Intelligence

  • Smart

Personality

  • Affectionate
  • Very Affectionate

Playfulness

  • Playful
  • Very Playful

Recommended OFA Tests

Social Behavior with Dogs

Top Life Expectancy

Training Tendencies