Irish Wolfhounds | “Gentle when stroked, fierce when provoked” — Stair na hÉireann | History of Ireland

Irish Wolfhounds are one of the oldest breeds of dogs recorded in the history of man. They appear in early Irish law tracts under the name “Cú” (modern Irish word for hound). The dogs are known as the “gentle giants” of the canine world expressed in the breed slogan, “Gentle when stroked, fierce when provoked”.…

via Irish Wolfhounds | “Gentle when stroked, fierce when provoked” — Stair na hÉireann | History of Ireland

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