The Irish Wolfhound dog breed was originally used in war to drag men off horses and chariots. He also hunted large game such as deer, boar, and wolves. Today this adaptable dog is a family companion who also competes in obedience, tracking, and lure coursing. See all Irish Wolfhound characteristics below! Irish Wolfhound Dog Breed Information, Pictures, Characteristics & Facts - DogtimeInitiate Gallery Additional articles you will be interested in: Adoption
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Key Vitals of Irish Wolfhound Dog
Name Dog Breed Group Height Weight Life Span
Irish Wolfhound Dog Hound Dogs 2 feet, 8 inches to 2 feet, 11 inches tall at the shoulder 115 to 180 pounds 6 to 8 years