Great Lakes Irish Wolfhound Association

exists to promote and protect the welfare of the breed of dog known as the Irish Wolfhound.  We foster and perpetuate an interest and knowledge about the Irish wolfhound among the general public and especially among the residents of the Northern Midwestern United States. 


  • By Laws: By Laws of the Great Lakes Irish Wolfhound Association
  • The Breed: An overview of the Irish Wolfhound breed including history
  • Breed Standard: The Irish Wolfhound Standard of Excellance and Points in Order of Merit
  • Breeder Registry: Breeding standards and contact information for some local Midwest breeders
  • Brags: Recent achievements of our members and their dogs