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Irish Wolfhound Club of America (IWCA)
Established October 2, 1926
By-Laws: "established for the encouragement of the breeding and maintaining a high standard
of Irish Wolfhound. To define precisely, and publish, a description of the true type of the breed, and to
urge the adoption of such type upon Breeders, Judges, and Dog Show Committees, as the only
recognized standard by which Irish Wolfhounds are to be judged."   
We recommend with all inquiries about owning an Irish Wolfhound especially for the first time owner to
use the resources of this site to learn more about health, temperament, history of this wonderful breed.  
American Kennel Club  (AKC)
Mission Statement: The American Kennel Club is dedicated to upholding the integrity of its Registry, promoting
the sport of purebred dogs and breeding for type and function. Founded in 1884, the AKC® and its affiliated
organizations advocate for the purebred dog as a family companion, advance canine health and well-being, work to
protect the rights of all dog owners and promote responsible dog ownership.
AKC’s Objective:  Advance the study, breeding, exhibiting, running and maintenance of purebred dogs.
Sharing the joy and fun of living with Irish wolfhounds. Masses of super
photos, information about the breed and advice to those contemplating life
with a wolfhound
Irish Wolfhound Collectables
"Just Irish Wolfhound Designs"  

Most of the Irish Wolfhound items will feature pictures we have collected of
our wolfhounds (Mt Carmel).  Our goal is  to supply a selection of breed
collectible Items that are not only beautiful but will be cherished for
Ever ask yourself  - How do they do that?
Double Suspension Gallope
A wonderful page describing the Double Suspension Gallope and the Special structure,
common to greyhound-bodied dogs needed to achieve this kind of suspension.   
Rocky Ridge Refuge
Domesticated and Exotic Animal Rescue

In the Arkansas area called Monkey Run, in the northern central part of the
state near the Missouri border, is a good place to have four legs. It’s a
20-acre plot of land, Rocky Ridge Refuge, that some animals might
call heaven if they knew the word.
Irish Wolfhound Foundation  (IWF)
The Foundation's Goals
The purpose of the Foundation is to promote the appreciation, knowledge, and understanding of Irish Wolfhounds
by raising and allocating funds for research, education, and rescue.  
IWF is recognized as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, the Foundation is able to raise and allocate funds for Irish
Wolfhound health research, education, and rescue, while providing tax advantages to benefactors  The on going
work through volunteers and donations make this foundation indispensable to all Irish Wolfhound owners.
Shop to help raise
funds for  European
Irish Wolfhound
health and
Fine Art Pastels by Colleen
Colleen Ellis of Great Yarmouth a coastal town of Norfolk, England a talented
Artist  with a love for animals and art has combined the two creating wonderful
artwork of wolfhounds.  Colleen donates proceeds from the sales to European
Irish Wolfhound Health Fund and Rescue Trust.  Please visit her site to see
Colleen's beautiful artwork.  To the right is a portrait she did of our Franky at 12
weeks of age just one of many beautiful portraits.