About Irish Terriers

Personality: Bold, dashing, even reckless; stouthearted at work, tenderhearted at home. Affectionate, loyal and good-tempered. Gentle and easygoing with those he loves.

Energy Level: Very Active; lives life with great animation; regular exercise is a must. They don’t call him the Daredevil for nothing.

Good with Children: Yes

Color: Coat is whole-colored and may be red, red wheaten or wheaten. Small amount of white on chest acceptable; any other white or black shading is undesirable.

Coat/Grooming: The wiry coat should be hand-stripped to maintain correct texture. Sheds little hair and some people with allergies are able to tolerate this breed.

Trainability: Responds Well

Height: 18 inches

Weight: between 25 - 27 lbs.

Life Expectancy: 13 - 15 years