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Irish Terrier

Irish Terrier

About this Breed

The over-all appearance of the Irish Terrier is important. In conformation he must be more than a sum of his parts. He must be all-of-a piece, a balanced vital picture of symmetry, proportion and harmony. Furthermore, he must convey character. This terrier must be active, lithe and wiry in movement, with great animation; sturdy and strong in substance and bone structure, but at the same time free from clumsiness, for speed, power and endurance are most essential. The Irish Terrier must be neither "cobby" nor "cloddy," but should be built on lines of speed with a graceful, racing outline.

Height

Male: 17-19in

Female: 16-18in

Weight

Male: 24-26lb

Female: 24-26lb

Favorite Names

For Males

  1. Archie
  2. Murphy
  3. Oliver
  4. Rufus
  5. Samuel

For Females

  1. Bunny
  2. Greer (Gingerbread's Pride & Prejudice At Thorntons
  3. Kiko
  4. Luna
  5. Nora

Common Locations

  1. Washington, United States
  2. Missouri, United States
  3. New York, United States
  4. Maryland, United States
  5. Iowa, United States
  6. California, United States
  7. Massachusetts, United States
  8. Illinois, United States
  9. Montana, United States
  10. Florida, United States

Irish Terriers on Embark

Explore some Embark dogs that share Irish Terrier ancestry.

  • Samuel

    Samuel

    Purebred

    Nora

    Nora

    Purebred

    Murphy

    Murphy

    Purebred

    Luna

    Luna

    Purebred

  • Greer (Gingerbread

    Greer (Gingerbread's Pride & Prejudice At Thorntons

    Purebred

    Rufus

    Rufus

    Purebred

    Archie

    Archie

    Purebred

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