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Irish Terrier dog breed - photos and description

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Irish Terrier

Main characteristics of the breed

Care:Need regular care
Molt:Sheds very little or almost no shedding
Need for activity:Need a lot of physical activity
Tolerance of loneliness:They really need people
Type of wool:Medium, Wirehaired
Friendly to strangers:Fairly friendly
Intellect:Working intelligence
Learnability:Very easy to learn
Specialization:Companions, Hunting
Tendency to bark:They love to bark

The Irish Terrier is a strong dog of medium height and energetic disposition. They are energetic, smart and unpretentious. Appearance - The typical Wirehaired Terrier has a square muzzle, framed by a characteristic mustache and goatee. It is characteristically red in color, sheds very little and has a lively, explosive temperament.

  Although this breed is quite popular, it is not suitable for everyone. Before getting an Irish Terrier, it is recommended to watch a video about it, study articles and comments on dog websites. Reviews from owners will help you learn more about the character of the breed, the advantages and disadvantages of keeping it.
  Irish Terriers are versatile working dogs. They can hunt rabbits, foxes, otters and even wild boars, and protect houses and plots. Nowadays they are often used as search dogs and companions. They help police search for drugs and other illegal substances.
  Irish Terriers are classified as hunting dogs. They are very passionate and energetic and require long walks. Therefore, they should not be kept by sedentary people or pet dogs. The breed is also not suitable for inexperienced owners.
  In the house they are cheerful and mischievous pets. They can act silly and make you laugh and love to play and joke with children. He is a good jumper and can get anywhere. Latches, hooks and closed cabinet doors are not an obstacle for them.

  However, Irish Terriers can be reserved, quiet and unassuming pets. They easily adapt to the lifestyle of their owners. These dogs love to travel, jog after a bike ride and play outdoor games. They are always ready to be there and support any activity. They are patient and forgiving towards children. However, they will not tolerate rude behavior unless you coddle them.

  Doesn't get along with other pets. Does not like cats, small dogs, but especially does not tolerate rodents. Aggressive, tolerant of strangers, if he lives with cats in the same house from puppyhood. It hunts small animals and often gets into fights with dogs.

  Irish Terriers do not show aggression towards people. They are friendly, affectionate and strongly attached to their owners and family members, but are not annoying. The dog is very wary of strangers and does not allow strangers into its protected territory. At first, this dog does not attack, but warns with a loud bark. However, when danger threatens, she is fearless and rushes to defense.
  The Irish Terrier is an active and cheerful dog, suitable for experienced owners who are willing to give it a lot of attention. The Irish Terrier is a faithful companion, always ready to rush to the defense of its owner. With proper upbringing, they can become loyal friends, family members and reliable guards. This mischievous and cheerful dog will never let you get bored and will always be by your side.

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