The Irish Wolfhound is a really old breed that can be traced back to even 339 B.C. It was bred to be a guard and military dog and to hunt. The Irish Wolfhound is a large size dog that is similar to a greyhound.
It can grow to a height of 32 inches and weigh from 105 to 120 pounds. It's a smart dog that gets along with people. It does best with a active family.