Do you know your Native Irish Breeds?

There are 9 Irish Native Breeds which form a living history of Irish Society: The wolfhound could only be owned by Royals , the hunting dogs (Irish Water Spaniel, Irish Setter, Red and White Setter, Kerry Beagle) were owned by those gentlemen with time  and money to spare  to hunt  and to pay the tax on the dog’s tail, whereas the poorer farmer and tradesmen had to dock the tails of their terriers (Irish Terrier, Kerry Blue, Glen of Imaal, and Soft Coated Wheaten.

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