The difference between a Scottish Deerhound and an Irish Wolfhound?

Mountain Lion G.O.A.T: What is the diffrence between a Scottish Deerhound and an Irish Wolfhound?
I can't tell the diffrence between them.Can you give me the sizes of both of them in height and weight?Also what were these 2 breeds made to actually do?Whch breed is stonger and faster?Thanks for your time and effort guys and girls.
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Answer by Holly
Google "Scottish Deerhound Breed Info" and "Irish wolfhound breed info" and read up. You don't need me to do it for you.

Answer by Hollywood
Height: 28-35 inches (71-90 cm.)
Weight: 90-150 pounds (40-69 kg.)
The Irish Wolfhound can reach up to 7 feet tall when standing on his hind legs. The Irish Wolfhound's name originates from is use as a wolf hunter, and not from its appearance. They are stonger than the Scottish Deerhound, but the Deerhound is faster.

Height: 28-32 inches (71-81 cm)
Weight: 75-110 pounds (34-50 kg)
They were used as deer hunting dogs for Scottish tribes in the Middle Ages.

Answer by G
Woflhounds are the tallest breed. So they're actually a little bigger but both breeds are very tall. They were made to hunt. WOLFhound, DEERhound... you can see the connection. So if you want one of those, make sure you have a big backyard or take big walks everyday because they NEED to spend a lot of energy. That's what they are made for. Both have good temperament, very loyal and intelligent. I wouldn't say one is stronger/faster than the other. Wolfhounds depending on male or female can go from 75 to 82 cm to the shoulder.. the weight is difficult to say. Deerhounds are smaller maybe 70 to 76 depending if it's male or female. Females are generally smaller. They are supposed to be slender and tall.

Answer by Kevin
Holly an “G” I agree on eveey thing speed doesn’t matter by breed or size but tje smallest can b the dastest but fact iz Wolf Hound pound for pound is the biggest… fact biggest dog ever recorded is the Great Dane at over 250 plus pounds but biggest or heaviest dog is the Mastiff it jus depends

Answer by Dog Crazy- Finally TC Again!
They're different breeds. Deerhounds are the smaller of the two in height and weight, although still very tall. The Irish Wolfhound is the tallest dog breed.
And the strength and speed would depend on the individual dog, not the whole breed.
How can you not tell the differences? They look pretty different to me.

Answer by ladystang
breed. get books or google them

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