Irish wolfhounds weigh 90 to 150 pounds. They are 28 to 35 inches in height, and they can reach up to 7 feet tall when standing on their hind legs.
The Irish wolfhound is one of the tallest breeds in the world. It has a long head and muzzle, small ears, a long neck, a wide chest, a long and slightly curved tail, long legs, and round feet. The Irish wolfhound has a shaggy coat that is longer over its eyes and under its jaw, and it requires regular grooming. The coat can be gray, red, black or white in color. It has a life span of six to eight years.