Wolfhound and IWCA News

Update on 2021, 2022, 2023 National Specialties, 2020 Balloting, 2020 AGM

03/30/2020

Update on 2021, 2022, 2023 National Specialties, 2020 Balloting, 2020 AGM

Following the difficult but necessary decision to cancel the 2020 National Specialty, the IWCA Board of Directors met on March 28, 2020 to discuss the specialties for future years.

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ASFA Hall of Fame Inductees

03/27/2020

The American Sighthound Field Association (ASFA) Hall of Fame honors hounds that have achieved outstanding performances or records in the sport of lure coursing, as well as those individuals who have donated a great part of their life to improve and promote the sport of lure coursing for sighthounds. During the 2020 ASFA Annual Convention of Delegates, Jill Bryson and Irish Wolfhound Stoneybrook Brynmair Kinealy - Lucy - were among those inducted into the ASFA Hall of Fame. 

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IWCA Specialty Reservation Cancellations

03/18/2020

IWCA 2020 National Specialty CANCELLED

Updated information about reservation cancellations.

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March 17 Announcement - IWCA 2020 Specialty Show Cancelled

03/17/2020

IWCA 2020 National Specialty CANCELLED

It is with deep regret that we are announcing the cancellation of the 2020 Irish Wolfhound Club of America’s National Specialty.

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March 15 Announcement - COVID-19 and the IWCA National

03/15/2020

March 15 post: COVID-19 and the IWCA National

The IWCA Show Oversight and National Specialty chairmen met today to discuss whether to cancel the 2020 national specialty scheduled for May 19, 2020 in Ashland, Nebraska.

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President’s Message, Winter 2020

03/08/2020

Tracey Luty, IWCA President

As I write this, a snowstorm has added a new layer of white to our Colorado valley, and it’s about halfway between Thanksgiving and Christmas. When you read this, New Year’s Day will be well past. However, 2020 should still be young and time to think about resolutions for the new decade.

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New Osteosarcoma Study

02/26/2020

Osteosarcoma remains the number one killer of Irish Wolfhounds and afflicts many of our young hounds. The IWCA is supporting a research project "Ge...

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Linda Souza Wins Owner/Handler of the Year

02/10/2020

Congratulations to Linda Souza!

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Harp & Hound Editor Announcement

02/08/2020

Harp and Hound Covers

We are pleased to announce that the Harp & Hound Editor in Chief search has successfully concluded.

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In Memoriam

02/03/2020

Remembering Lost Friends

Our new decade has begun without the friendly faces, staunch support and treasured companionship of several of our fellow members.

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