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21 Photos That Prove Irish Wolfhounds Are The Best Dogs In The World

By niallharbison

December 20, 2016 at 12:18am

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They are one of the biggest dog breeds in the world, and if you've ever seen one you'll have been stopped in your tracks by the sheer size of them.

Originally bred for their hunting ability, they've been around since as early as 7000 BC, with mentions of them appearing in both ancient and moder Irish literature.

Now we know we don't need to defend ourselves, but just in case you don't believe us here are 21 reasons why they are the best dog breed in the world...

They don't use their size to scare their little friends


They fit right in with other animals too

They'll always find somewhere to make themselves comfy


Irish Wolfhound puppies are unbelievably cute


They can look you in the eye, and see your soul


They are incredibly obedient and easy to train


They are great around kids


The can greet you at the car window like this


They'll always be smiling


They'll wait longingly for you to come home


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Sheamy keeping an eye out ???? #irishwolfhound #watchdog

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They love a good adventure


They'll make you feel safe


You can now find them all over the world


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They're even smart enough to get important jobs helping humans


They love their sleep


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Especially in the sun


They're such handsome animals

They'll be part of the family


You'll make new friends everywhere you go


They try their very best to fit in


There's no doubt about it... Irish Wolfhounds are the best dogs in the world


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Naoise / #irishwolfhound #giantdog #instadogs

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