Breed Feature of the Week: Irish Wolfhound

October 15, 2007

The Irish Wolfhound is an ancient breed of dog originall bred for hunting wolf, hence the name. They are the tallest dog breed in the world. They have been said to be the equal of a lion in the past, but are gentle in nature towards humans. Their motto is “Gentle when stroked, fierce when provoked.” This particular Irish Wolfhound is Liam, who lives in Pittsburgh. Liam is a mellow dog who loves to go on ambling walks and greet all his friends every day.

Any Blogging Irish Wolfhounds out there?


7 Responses to “Breed Feature of the Week: Irish Wolfhound”

  1. Joe said

    liam sure is handsome!! I like this new breed a week, just don’t highlight the doofus breed, you don’t want comment from those doggies.

  2. Simba said

    He is big and beautiful. i haven’t come across any blogging.

    Simba xx

  3. 2shibas said

    Hey guys,

    Check out the SUMDs (skinny ugly mutant dogs) blog. They live in England and are a total riot. Meg is an Irish Wolfhound just like your friend!

    Wiley & Fievel

  4. Kerrio said

    It’s KuBrin the blonde lump who is the Wolfie… Meg is a deerhound (easily confused!)

  5. Crystalee said

    I may have to dognap this one!

  6. Tigerkiller said

    When you come to Rotties, let me know!!

  7. Terri said

    My dog Smokey looked exactly like a small Wolfie – I’m so sorry I ever neutered him! He was 68 pounds and the most wonderful creature I have ever known. He has told me from the beyond to go get another dog…I’d be interested in a young rescue wolfhound… any ideas?
    In Pittsburgh (and Frick Park)

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