Category: Terrier Dogs
Facts about Irish Terrier Dogs, "Scientific name for Irish Terrier Dog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris". The Irish Terrier is a variety of dog that is a native of Ireland, and one amongst several varieties of terriers. The Irish Terrier Dogs are the fourth most admired breeds in Britain and Ireland. The Irish Terrier dog breed is suitable for life in both city and rural environments. The harsh red colored coat of the Irish Terrier dog defends it from all types of weather. Irish Terrier Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
It is a Fact a Irish Terrier Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. Irish Terrier Dogs have three eyelids, a lower lid, an upper eyelid lid and a third lid, that is called a haw or nictitating membrane, this keeps the Irish Terrier Dogs eye protected and moist. Irish Terrier Dogs eyes have a special membrane for seeing better at night, called a tapetum lucidum - a dogs reflective layer in the choroid chiefly of nocturnal, causing the eyes to glow when light at night hits the eyes and they consist of some layers of smooth flat cells covered by a section of double deformed crystals.
A matured Irish Terrier Dog appears to be racy, and has a red colored and a rectangular shape body. The Irish Terrier Dog breeds appear influential without being heavy or sturdy. The body structure of the Irish Terrier breed varies noticeably from those of other terrier varieties. The Irish Terrier Dog breed has a long body, with a propensity toward racy lines, but without lack of staff.
Irish Terrier Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people. It is a fact a Irish Terrier Dog can hear a sound at four times the distance of a human. Sound frequency is measured in Hertz (Hz) Def-Hertz is the measurement of frequency, explicitly it's one cycle per second. The higher the Hertz are, the higher the pitched the sound is. Irish Terrier Dogs hear best at 45,000 Hz to 65,000 Hz, while humans hear best at around 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz.
In some countries, the tail of this Irish Terrier Dog is habitually docked shortly after the birth to roughly 2/3 of the original tail length. In countries where the tail docking is forbidden, the tail of the Irish Terrier Dog breed starts up fairly high, but it does not stick directly or coil over the back part or both sides of its body. The Irish Terrier Dog have smaller ears that are folded forward just over the level of their head. They are somewhat darker than the remaining part of the coat.
A matured Irish Terrier Dog male attains the maximum height of 18 inches (43 cm) with the maximum body weight of 25 to 33 pounds (11.3 to 14.9 kg). The female carry a maximum body weight of 29 pounds (13 kg).
The Irish Terrier Dog is energetic, brave and faithful, often warmly called as daredevils. These breeds love their families, and they are amusing companions. The Irish Terrier Dog breed is a good buddy for active kids, affectionate on a good play. They are daring, curious and prepared for action and adventure. They will be clever if they are trained appropriately, and they can be trained easily. Irish Terrier Dog boast a strong defensive nature and so they need overriding owners. If this dog breed detects an owner has a humble side to them, it will turn out to be domineering because the dog will consider it has to be in charge.
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. Irish Terrier Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult Irish Terrier Dogs they have 42 teeth. When Irish Terrier puppies are born, they have no teeth and are deaf and blind. Irish Terrier Puppies for their first few weeks will sleep ninety percent of the day and their vision is not fully developed until after the first month.
The average lifespan of the Irish Terrier Dog ranges from 12 years to 15 years.
If purchasing a Irish Terrier Dog from a breeder, make sure to find a good breeder with references check at least two to three of the puppies that were purchased from this breeder.
Average body temperature for a Irish Terrier Dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
Female Irish Terrier Dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. Female Irish Terrier Dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born.
A Irish Terrier Dog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants). All Dogs are direct descendants of wolves.
In 1885 the Irish Terrier Dog was recognized by the AKC (American Kennel Club) and in 1896 in America the breed club began.
Irish Terrier Dogs pant to keep cool with 10 to 35 breaths per minute with an average of 24 breaths per minute. A large dog breed resting heart beats between 60 to 100 times per minute, and a small dog breed’s heart beats on average between 100 to 140 pant a lot.
Irish Terrier Dog’s nose prints can be used to identify them, their nose prints are like a humans finger print. It is a Fact a Irish Terrier Dog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A Irish Terrier Dog’s nose, secretes a thin layer of mucous that helps it absorb scent, after that they lick their noses and sample the scent through their mouth.
A Irish Terrier Dog’s mouth can apply approximately 150 to 200 pounds of pressure per square inch and an American Pit Bull Terrier, German Shepherd Dog and a rottweiler can have 320 LBS of pressure on avg.
Only humans and dogs have prostates and a dog doesn't have an appendix.
The number one heath problems amongst Irish Terrier Dogs is obesity, so always make sure your dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that Irish Terrier Dogs have are just an issue of long toenails.