I am very fond of Irish wolfhounds. I used to have an Irish wolfhound named Echo. Like Rosie she was a red. Rosie is three years old and has the wonderful IW temperament. She is just the friendliest dog. I’ve never met an Irish wolfhound that didn’t have a great temperament.
The sad thing is that they are like flowers that bloom in the spring. The average IW doesn’t live much longer than 7 to 10 years. And a 10-year-old Irish wolfhound is an ancient dog.
Echo lived to be about 7 1/2 years old. I hope that lovely Rosie lives to be a magnificent and healthy old lady. It was wonderful that her owner/handler brought her today so that many of us could either experience and IW for the first time or revisit memories of love lost.
The children all adored her. Even WLD enjoyed this giant girl.