Irish terrier


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Irish terrier

a small to medium sized, active dog with a long head, erect, folded ears, docked tail, and a hard, wiry coat in shades of red or wheaten. The breed is affected by cystinuria and congenital myotonia.
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People who see the film may think about owning an Irish Terrier," said Lisa Peterson, AKC spokesperson.
Always start your search with the Irish Terrier Club of America to find a responsible breeder.
It's not surprising that the Irish Terrier was chosen to play a canine hero in the movie," said Mike Kowalczuk, President of the Irish Terrier Club of America.
As puppies, Irish Terriers need a lot of socialization and training to support their upbeat Irish spirit, and to become loving, well-mannered family companions.
Irish Terriers have a beautiful, dense and hard coat which requires time-consuming hand stripping at least twice a year.
Shocked Winifred told The Irish Mirror last night: "We have an Irish terrier and every night he comes up to the house from out back when it gets dark.
IRISH terrier Willo Flood was having a scan today as Gordon Strachan faced up to fresh injury problems ahead of Saturday's big derby against Newcastle United.
PLAYER SPOTLIGHT PLAYER SPOTLIGHT IRISH terrier Willo Flood is set to become a big favourite with Boro fans because of his all-action, aggressive and committed approach to the game.
Title role is well played by four red-coated Irish terriers (with the Tolkien-inspired names of Arwen, Frodo, Rohan and Stryder), though some of the dog's more athletic feats suggest possible f/x enhancements.
It discusses Airedale terriers, American pit bull terriers, Australian terriers, Bedlington terriers, border terriers, bull terriers, cairn terriers, Dandie Dinmont terriers, fell terriers, fox terriers, (smooth or wiry), Glen of Imaal terriers Irish terriers, Jack Russell terriers, Kerry blue terriers, Lakeland terriers, Norfolk terriers, Norwich terriers, Scottish terriers (so well described by Wodehouse as looking like Presbyterians), Sealyham terriers, slky terriers, Skye terriers, Tibetan terriers, Welsh terriers, Yorkshire terriers.
Organiser John Lambe of Oakes said: "We got together at the Irish Centre as a sort of unofficial supporters group, the Huddersfield Town Irish Terriers.

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