Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 Irish Terrier Introduction Biological Data Introduction General information Descended from Irish dogs as far back as 1874. Terrier in spirit, generally devoted to owners. Gentle natured but can be fractious with other dogs. Coat requires reasonably expert trimming. Often acceptable to people who are usually allergic to dogs. Biological Data This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Further ReadingPublicationsRefereed papers Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource. Other sources of information For information on Genetic Testing Providers (labs) genetic tests, and tests by breed, visit International Partnership for Dogs (https://dogwellnet.com/). For a list of DNA tests available for certain breeds worldwide, visit Kennel Club Worldwide DNA tests: https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/health/for-breeders/dna-testing-simple-inherited-disorders/worldwide-dna-tests/. The Kennel Club Breed-specific requirements and recommendations including health screening: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/media/9846/abs_breed_specific_requirements_and_recommendations_web.pdf. Montgomery E S The Complete Irish Terrier. (USA): W W Denlinger. Organisation(s) Visit the Kennel Club website to search for details of KC-registered breed clubs: http://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/findaclub/breed/. Irish Terrier Association: www.irishterrierassociation.co.uk. Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs: www.akc.org/clubs/search. Irish Terrier Club of America: www.itca.info.