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Irish WolfHound

Irish WolfHound
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Common Name:
Most widely used name for this species
Irish WolfHound
The area where the animal first came from
How long (L) or tall (H) the animal is
86cm (34in)
The measurement of how heavy the animal is
54kg (120lbs)
How long the animal lives for
9 years
The domestic group such as cat or dog

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Irish WolfHound

Irish Wolfhounds are sweet-tempered, patient, generous, thoughtful and can be trusted with children.

Dignified and willing, they are unconditionally loyal to their owner and family. Not a guard dog by nature, but may be a deterrent simply due to his size.

They tend to greet everyone as a friend, so use of them as watch dogs is not recommended.

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First Published: 11th November 2008, Last Updated: 10th September 2018

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