What ever way you look at it, we are an island of dog lovers. 1 in 4 Irish households has a dog and many of us have grown up with dogs all our lives. Dogs are an integral part of Irish life, from farming to recreational & companionship.
There are nine recognised native dogs breeds to Ireland, here is the list.
|3||Irish Red Setter||Gundog|
|4||Irish Red & White Setter||Gundog|
|5||Irish Water Spaniel||Gundog|
|6||Irish Glen of Imaal Terrier||Terrier|
|7||Irish Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier||Terrier|
|9||Kerry Blue Terrier||Terrier|