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Irish Wolfhound

Photo from the Dublin Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (DSPCA)

The Irish Wolfhounds of the Fighting 69th, on show at St. Patrick's Day Parade in NYC.

AKC Family Dog Irish Wolfhounds accompany members of the “Fighting in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

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Irish wolfhounds The Irish Wolfhound is a breed of domestic dog, specifically a sighthound. The name originates from its purpose (wolf hunting with dogs) rather than from its appearance. Irish Wolfhounds are the tallest of dog breeds.