Irish Setter Breed Guide: All You Need to Know

Irish Setter Breed Guide: All You Need to Know

Irish Setter (Photo: Abravmova_Kseniya via Canva) What is an Irish Setter? An Irish Setter is a recognized breed of gundog that was bred to help hunters locate and catch game birds in Ireland. While it is a skilled hunting dog, it is also a loveable, energetic family...
Kerry Beagle: The Complete Guide to the Rare Irish Hound

Kerry Beagle: The Complete Guide to the Rare Irish Hound

Kerry Beagle (Photo: By Mark Hosny – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=18164716 (cropped)) The Irish Beagle The Kerry Beagle is probably Ireland’s rarest dog breed. Although this breed is a particularly old one, the majority...
Irish Wolfhound: The Complete Guide to the Irish Gentle Giant

Irish Wolfhound: The Complete Guide to the Irish Gentle Giant

The Irish Wolfhound is one of Ireland’s most well known dog breeds. (Photo: Searsie via Canva) The Irish Wolfhound Dog It is hard not to be impressed by the sheer size and stateliness of the Irish Wolfhound. These tall, slender giants were the hunting dogs used...
Complete Breed Guide to the Rare Irish Water Spaniel

Complete Breed Guide to the Rare Irish Water Spaniel

The amber eyes and curly locks of an Irish Water Spaniel. (Photo: Slowmtiongli via Canva) What is an Irish Water Spaniel? An Irish Water Spaniel is a breed of gun dog that was originally developed in Ireland. The exact origins of this breed are not well known, but...
Irish Glen of Imaal Terrier: All You Need to Know

Irish Glen of Imaal Terrier: All You Need to Know

Irish Glen of Imaal Terrier (Photo: CaptureLight via Canva) Glen of Imaal Terrier Dog Breed In a remote part of the Wicklow Mountains on the east coast of Ireland lies the Glen of Imaal. This isolated place is thought to be the origin of the Glen of Imaal Terrier, the...
The Complete Guide to the Irish Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier

The Complete Guide to the Irish Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier

An Irish Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier in grass. (Photo: slowmotiongli via Canva) The Charming Irish Terrier Dog Breed The Irish Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier was the last of the nine Irish breeds to be recognised by the Irish Kennel Club in 1937. Perhaps it was a case of...