Welcome to the “Kentucky Irish Wolfhound Rescue” page here at Local Dog Rescues! Thanks for stopping by! If you are a first time visitor, then congratulations on your decision to adopt a dog! Your are about to improve (and potentially save!) the life of one lucky pup, as well as to immeasurable improve your own happiness! Every state page here on Local Dog Rescues contains a complete list of all the local rescue organizations that we have identified in each state. You will be able to see all their current contact information, as well as a link to their website, so you can check and see what dogs they currently have available for adoption. We provide all this information to help you identify ALL the available dogs for rescue near you, so you can find your perfect pup.
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Originating in Ireland, the Irish Wolfhound was originally bred as a war and a hunting dog. The tallest of all the dog breeds, the Irish Wolfhound is actually a gentle giant. They are a great family dog and get along well with everyone – including other dogs, children, and even cats! Their friendly and gentle nature makes them unstable watchdogs – although their size alone may scare off a potential intruder. Though they are not a rambunctious breed, they are not recommended for apartment living due to their size. Early and consistent training will help control them as they grow in size. Overall, though an intimidating size, the Irish Wolfhound is a wonderful family companion.
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If you can't find the right Irish Wolfhound Rescue that you’re searching for in your state, check below the listings for links to other Rescues in nearby states who may have exactly what you are looking for.
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Irish Wolfhound Rescues in Kentucky
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- To find additional Irish Wolfhound dogs available for adoption check: Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Tennessee, or West Virginia.
- Or check out the complete list of all Irish Wolfhound Rescues in the USA!
- Find rescues groups dedicated to other dog breeds in Kentucky: Big Dog Rescues, Small Dog Rescues, Samoyed, Beagle, or Dutch Shepherd.
- Are you a Rescue Group who isn't listed? Click Here to add your information!
We sincerely hope that this site will help you find the perfect dog to rescue near you. However, please keep in mind that while we have the utmost trust in every organization listed here, we cannot personally vouch for any individual group we have listed, or for the experience you will have with a dog you adopt from them. We strongly encourage you to research each organizations independently before deciding the adopt from them, as well as thoroughly preparing yourself, your family, and your home for the arrival of your new dog.