Irish Wolfhound

  • Size

  • Height

    30 to 34 inches at the shoulders
  • Weight

    Males – at least 120 lbs.
    Females – at least 105 lbs.
  • Coat

  • Color

    Grey, brindle, red, black, white, fawn or any other color that appears in the Deerhound
  • Energy

  • Activities

    Agility, Conformation, Lure Coursing, Obedience, Rally Obedience
  • Indoor/Outdoor


A superb athlete, fierce hunter and endurance runner, the Irish Wolfhound is an ancient breed from the Greyhound family. The tallest dog breed, the Irish Wolfhound is alert, courageous and nonaggressive. His affectionate and trusting nature makes him an excellent family companion. This giant breed needs a spacious area for daily exercise, and his harsh coat needs regular brushing.

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