The Irish Setter, recognized by the AKC in 1878, is known for its deep mahogany or chestnut red coat. They are active, fun-loving dogs that require ample exercise.
The Irish Water Spaniel, recognized in 1878, is a natural water dog. They are devoted to their family and cautious around strangers, making them excellent companions.
Recognized in 1885, the Irish Terrier is known for its bravery and spirit. They are loyal, friendly, and adapt well to any situation, making them deeply committed to their owners.
The Irish Wolfhound, recognized in 1897, is the largest and tallest of the Hound Group. They are swift, hunt by sight, and possess an extraordinary social temperament.
The Kerry Blue Terrier, recognized in 1922, is known for its superior working skills. They have been used for hunting, retrieving, and even police work.
The Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier, recognized in 1973, has a soft, silky coat of warm wheaten color. They are spirited, alert, quick learners, and love to travel with their owners.
The Irish Red and White Setter, recognized in 2009, is a prized gundog. They are powerful, athletic, high-energy dogs, great companions for active families, and eager to please.