This very large dog, considered one of the largest in the world, is imposing with massive muscles and a strong build.
The Irish Greyhound does not look as heavy as his ancestor, the Great Dane, but still a little heavier than his other ancestor, the Scottish Greyhound (Deerhound).
Between 70 and 80 cm (27.56 to 31.50 inches) for the male
Between 70 and 80 cm (27.56 to 31.50 inches) for the female
Between 54 and 58 kg (119.05 to 127.87 pounds) for the male
Between 40 and 52 kg (88.18 to 114.64 pounds) for the female
The color of the coat can vary between white, suede, grey, black, red or brindle.
His harsh coat is short and rather rough.
The long head of the Irish Greyhound is flat but not very broad. His small eyes with a soft gaze are dark.
His small ears are worn in the shape of a rose, like those of the Greyhound. His nose is usually black. His full and hairy tail is medium sized and slightly curved.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 10, section 2 and is #160