Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 Irish Wolfhound Introduction Biological Data Introduction General information Said to be the dog used by the Celts to hunt wolves, breed was re-discovered in the 1800s. A gentle giant in the family, a reassuring companion and an imposing guard dog. Requires a lot of space, unsuitable for city life. Biological Data This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Further ReadingPublicationsRefereed papers Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource. Other sources of information For information on Genetic Testing Providers (labs), genetic tests, and tests by breed, visit International Partnership for Dogs: https://dogwellnet.com/. For a list of DNA tests available for certain breeds worldwide, visit Kennel Club Worldwide DNA tests: https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/health/for-breeders/dna-testing-simple-inherited-disorders/worldwide-dna-tests/. The Kennel Club Breed-specific requirements and recommendations including health screening: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/media/9846/abs_breed_specific_requirements_and_recommendations_web.pdf. Samaha J The New Complete Irish Wolfhound. Howell. Organisation(s) Visit the Kennel Club website to search for details of KC-registered breed clubs -www.thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/findaclub/breed/. Irish Wolfhound Club: www.irishwolfhoundclub.org.uk. Irish Wolfhound Health Group: www.iwhealthgroup.co.uk. Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs: www.akc.org/clubs/search. Irish Wolfhound Club: www.iwclubofamerica.org.