Blog



Recent Posts

Recognising and Helping Overweight and Obese Dogs

27th July 2018

Recognising and Helping Overweight and Obese Dogs We’ve all been...

Continue reading

How to Keep your Dog Cool on a Hot Day

13th July 2018

I’ve been incredibly lucky to travel and live in many...

Continue reading

Alleviating Travel Anxiety in Your Dog

29th June 2018

If you are a dog owner like myself, then you’ll...

Continue reading

Irish Terrier Dog Breed

Summary:

Category: Terrier
Origin: Ireland
Other Names: Irish Red Terrier
Size: Medium
Lifespan: 13 years
Living Area: Any
Exercise: Medium
Grooming: Medium

The Irish Terrier is a dog breed from Ireland, whose origin is not known. The Irish Terrier, one of many breeds of Terrier, is believed to have descended from the rough haired Fox Terrier. Its selection began only in 1870. The Irish Terrier Club was founded in 1879 and the breed was displayed for the first time in Glasgow in 1920. The Irish Terrier is intelligent and a specialist in hunting rabbits and otters due to its very good sense of smell. Irish Terriers are coloured golden red, red wheaten, or wheaten. The dogs can become large and grow up to 45 cm with a weight of 10 kg.

Courtesy of: The Free Dictionary