Irish Terrier

  • Size

    Small
  • Height

    18 inches at the shoulders
  • Weight

    Males - 27 pounds, Females – 25 pounds
  • Coat

    Short and Wiry
  • Color

    Bright red, golden red, red wheaten, wheaten
  • Energy

    Medium
  • Activities

    Conformation, Rally, Agility, Hunting, Tracking, Retrieving, Police and Military Work
  • Indoor/Outdoor

    Both

Originally bred to kill vermin on farms, the Irish Terrier is distinguished by his solid red, dense, low-shedding coat and long, tall body. Courageous, loyal and lively, this breed is affectionate with his human companions but aggressive toward other dogs. The athletic Irish Terrier requires regular exercise in a fenced yard and several leashed walks per day.

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