Irish Wolfhound – Irish Wolfhounds
Some irish wolfhounds have protective instincts toward strangers. The irish wolfhound needs extensive exposure to friendly people so they learn to recognize the normal behaviors of “good guys.” Then the irish wolfhound can recognize the difference when someone acts abnormally.
Without careful socialization, irish wolfhounds may become suspicious of everyone, which could lead to biting. Some Irish Wolfhounds go in the opposite direction, without enough socialization, the irish wolfhound become fearful of strangers, which can lead to defensive biting.
Irish Wolfhounds remain gawky, clumsy, and potentially destructive (in a big way!) for up to three years