Ireland has produced several popular breeds of adorable dog.Ireland has produced several popular breeds of adorable dog.
Ireland has produced several popular breeds of adorable dog.

Irish Born Dogs: These are the 9 breeds of adorable dog made in Ireland - including the loving Red Setter ๐Ÿ•

These pups were all first bred on the Emerald Isle.

If youโ€™ve been thinking about getting a new dog then youโ€™re not alone โ€“ Kennel Club figures show that the number of people looking for puppies surged in the last couple of years.

But with 221 different breeds of pedigree dog to choose from, thereโ€™s plenty of thinking to do before you select your familyโ€™s latest four-legged addition โ€“ whether you want a large dog, family-friendly dog, or crossbreed.

Thereโ€™s even academic guidance to seek out, with Psychologist Stanley Corenโ€™s book โ€˜The Intelligence of Dogsโ€™ ranking breeds by instincts, obedience, and the ability to adapt.

All types of dog also have a geographical history, having a country where they were first bred and developed โ€“ before spreading across the world and being recognised by kennel clubs.

Here are 9 breeds of dog that have Irish heritage.

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