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Irish Wolfhound

Irish Wolfhound

Irish Wolfhound is one of the tallest and oldest dog breeds. In spite of the intimidating enormous size, these dogs have proven to be excellent companions for kids. Moreover, your Irish Wolfhound is sure to greet everyone with equal warmth and love, without differentiating between friends and foes. In earlier times, these giant dogs were

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Irish Terrier

Irish Terrier

Irish Terrier dogs are sweet and entertaining medium sized dogs possessing a great deal of courage and energy. These dogs, also known as Irish Red Terrier dogs, were originally developed in Ireland. The exact ancestry of these dogs, however, is not known. Earlier, these dogs were primarily used for the purpose of hunting otters, water rats

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Irish Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Irish Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Irish Staffordshire Bull Terrier is a bold and intelligent large sized dog that originated in Staffordshire, England. Earlier, the dog was primarily used for bull baiting in England and Ireland. But as the popularity of the sport decreased, people started using these dogs for jumping and weight pulling competitions. Dog fighting enthusiasts developed Irish Staffordshire

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Irish Setter

Irish Setter

Irish Setter dogs are high spirited, intelligent and good natured sporting and companion dogs. These fun loving dogs do best under the leadership of experienced as well as novice dog owners with an active lifestyle. The boisterous, medium to large sized Irish Setters are often not recommended for small children as these dogs can knock

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Irish Red and White Setter

Irish Red and White Setter

Irish Red and White Setter dogs are friendly and high spirited working dogs belonging to the Setter family. These breed originated in Ireland but was on the verge of getting extinct before the early 20th century. Then, with the help of an active breeding program, enthusiasts like Northern Ireland clergyman, Noble Huston, and breeder Maureen

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Icelandic Sheepdog

Icelandic Sheepdog

Icelandic Sheepdog is a tough, agile and lively medium sized dog. The Nordic herding spitz dog is native to Iceland. These dogs work excellently in herding or driving livestock in pastures and mountains. They are also useful in searching lost sheep with the help of their keen sense of smell. Modern Welsh Corgi and Shetland Sheepdog are

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Ibizan Hound

Ibizan Hound

Ibizan Hound dogs with a distinct deer-like appearance are considered as good hunting hounds and wonderful family pets. They are believed to have originated in Spain. These sight hounds are also known by other names like Podenco Ibicenco, Ibizan Warren Hound, Ca Eivissenc, Balaeric Dog etc. These dogs are quite similar to Pharaoh Hounds, though larger

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