One of the oldest terrier breeds, an Irish Terrier, with its glorious ginger coat, dignified bearing, and warm heart will melt yours. Extremely intelligent and adaptable, this pup will also require extensive training and socialization from an early age. The trademark Terrier Spunk and need to be active sometimes outweigh the smarts this breed undoubtedly possesses.
1. Irish Terriers 101 – Information, Personality and Characteristics
2. Irish Terrier Temperament and Training
3. Irish Terrier Diet and Feeding
Irish Terrier Diet
Puppies: Low Fat (~16%), High Fiber (15%), Medium Moisture (13%), 94% Dry Matter, (3800 Kcal)
Adults: High Fat (~16%), High Fiber (15%), Medium Moisture (13%), 94% Dry Matter, (3800 Kcal)
Irish Terrier Weight
Irish Terriers generally gain: 2 Pounds per week until 26 weeks old.
Hip dysplasia is a common problem with Irish Terriers. Make sure your dog isn’t overweight.
A Irish Terrier with healthy weight will not have any ribs visible. You should be able to run your hands along their side and feel the indivgidual ribs.
*All target numbers are approximate averages. Every dog’s dietary needs and weights will be different. Take into account pregnant or nursing dogs.