Thunder and Storm treated me as if they knew me as their friend. They truly were gentle giants as long as you watched yourself as they thundered by, ground shaking and tails wagging. I could see myself having two of these wonderful animals. They are one of my favorite to photograph. With their wire coat and whitish blue-gray color they make a great combination in the morning sunlight.
Temperament and History
Wolfhounds are such sweet-tempered and patient animals. Dignified and willing to please their master, they are unconditionally loyal to their family and trusted with children. Thought to have arrived in Ireland around 3500bc, bred as war dogs by the ancients and to guard their homes. With their astonishing size, speed, and intelligence this made them ideal animals for both boar hunting and wolf hunting by the 17th century.