Irish Wolfoodle Breed Maintenance
The Irish Wolfoodle is a hybrid that may lean towards hypoallergenic if it takes on more of the Poodle coat. If the Irish Wolfhound coat is predominant, this hybrid can be a year-round shedder and may need to be brushed once a week in order to remove loose hairs or trapped dirt. The Irish Wolfoodle doesn’t need to be washed too often and sometimes a damp wash cloth is enough to clean the coat. It is important to always make sure the ears of your Wolfoodle are clean and dry as the ear can harbor moisture and dirt. Other important maintenance requirements include regular teeth brushing and nail trimming, particularly if you have a lazy hybrid who may not wear down his nails on his own. Pay special attention to the back of your hybrid's elbows and knees as calluses can develop if your dog tends to lie on hard floors a lot (most commonly prevalent in hot environments as they seek out the cold floor for comfort). Providing a blanket or dog bed in a cool area of the home may be just what your Wolfoodle needs in order to be comfortable.