Wolfhound and IWCA News

President’s Message, Winter 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


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


Congratulations to Linda Souza!

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Harp & Hound Editor Announcement


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


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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Proposals for the 2022 National Specialty


The IWCA is calling for proposals for the 2022 National Specialty.

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ASFA Names Top 2019 Irish Wolfhounds


The American Sighthound Field Association (ASFA) saw 31 Irish Wolfhounds lure coursing throughout 2019.

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LGRA Names Top 2019 IWs



The Large Gazehound Racing Association's (LGRA) Top Irish Wolfhounds for 2019.

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Irish Wolfhound Osteosarcoma Study


The Comparative Genetics Laboratory at the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine is looking for pedigreed Irish Wolfhounds (IWs) to help gather preliminary data for research grants aimed to understand the genetics of osteosarcoma. 

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Irish Wolfhounds at the 2019 AKC Obedience Classic and 2019 AKC Agility Invitational


Congratulations to the two Irish Wolfhounds who met the criteria for the 2019 AKC Obedience Classic and the one invited to the 2019 AKC Agility Invitational! 

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