Irish Terrier

The Irish Terrier is a strong medium-sized dog breed from Ireland. It is somewhat longer than it is tall and has a long, flat head with a bearded muzzle, long whiskers, small, dark brown eyes, bushy eyebrows, and V-shaped ears. The ears fold toward the opposite outside corners of the eyes and have shorter, darker hairs than the rest of the body. The thick, wiry coat has a soft undercoat and comes in a variety of colours such as solid red, wheaten, golden red, and red wheaten.

History

Although the exact origin of the Irish Terrier is unknown, it is thought to be a descendant of the tan and black terrier-type dogs of Britain. It was used to hunt den animals such as water rats and otter. It was also used as a retriever and wartime messenger. This breed was officially recognised by the American Kennel Club (AKC) in the year 1985. Apart from being famous in North America, It can also be found in South Africa, Australia, and Europe.

Temperament

The Irish Terrier is known to be energetic, courageous, intelligent, and playful. It is also loyal to the owner and affectionate with family members. This dog is always alert and on guard, willing to confront anything that...

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