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Great Wolfhound

Great Wolfhound

Breed Characteristics

Life Span:8-12 Years

Great Wolfhound Build Information

The Great Wolfhound is a giant dog created from the mixture of the Great Pyrenees and the Irish Wolfhound. They may reach 38 inches in height and weigh 150 pounds with medium to long coats that can be wiry or rough. Generally they are found in mixtures of black, brown, white, gray, and red colors.

Length (Male):27-33 in.
Length (Female):22-24 in.
Weight:> 65 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

Great Wolfhounds are intelligent, gentle, and affectionate dogs with cheerful personalities, making them great for families. They love spending time with their humans and should not be left alone for extended periods of time as they may exhibit destructive behaviors. With a firm, consistent, and gentle hand, Great Wolfhounds will train up quickly as they are quite intelligent. They are very energetic and need plenty of exercise and are, thus, only suitable for homes with large yards.

Activity Level:Very Active
Affection Level:Affectionate
Good to Other Pets:Very Friendly
Guardian Skills:Yes
Kid Friendliness:Very Friendly


Colors:Black & Tan, Chocolate, Cream, Gold, Gray, Salt & Pepper, White
Grooming:Medium Maintenance
Coat Type:Soft

Great Wolfhound Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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Breed Talents and Facts

Dutiful Watchdog:Yes
Security Guard Capable:Yes