Czechoslovakian Wolfdog

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Overview
A relatively new breed, the Czechoslovakian Wolfdog was developed by the crossing of a German Shepherd Dog with a Carpathian Wolf. Originally used for military duty, this breed is now used as a reliable guard and defense dog. Czechoslovakian Wolfdog's are considered to be quite rare.

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Character
The Czechoslovakian Wolfdog's appearance is that of a wolf. The Czechoslovakian Wolfdog is powerful, agile, and built for speed. They exhibit grace, ferocity, and are absolutely fearless and courageous.

Does your Czechoslovakian Wolfdog bark, howl, and cry whenever you leave the house? Separation anxiety is extreme anxiety experienced by your dog when you are away from him.
Temperament
The Czechoslovakian Wolfdog is not recommended for first time dowg owners, homes with children, or homes with other pets. They are highly protective of their home and territory. The Czechoslovakian Wolfdog breed is independent, active, and lively. They typically form a close attachment and are tremendously devoted to their owner.
Care
Special attention should be given to the coat during heavy-shedding. Bathing is rarely required as the coat is relatively self-cleaning. Due to the rarity of this breed there are no known health issues. The Czechoslovakian Wolfdog breed does best in colder climates.

If your dog is displaying behavior uncharacteristic of his normal actions, call the Vet.
Coat
The Czechoslovakian Wolfdog breed has a double coat that blends into a thick, straight, close lying coat. This breed sheds heavily twice a year.
Training
Intense ongoing socialization and obedience training is an absolute must. The Czechoslovakian Wolfdog requires short and varied sessions to prevent boredom. It is imperative that training be done with respect, firmness, fairness, patience, and consistency. Teaching your dog to sit, lie down, and stay is vital to the training of your new puppy. There are several accepted methods of house training your new Czechoslovakian Wolfdog puppy. Consider crate training if you need to adapt your dog to a safe and confined environment for various safety and comfort reasons.
Activity
The Czechoslovakian Wolfdog breed is not recommended for apartment or city living. The Czechoslovakian Wolfdog requires a lot of exercise and does best in a rural setting with room to roam and a family property to guard. Socialization is one of the single most important things you can do for your puppy.
Weight
Male: 54; Female: 44 lbs
Height
Male: 26; Female: 24 inches
Color(s)
Gray, Silver-Gray, Yellow-Gray

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Czechoslovakian Wolfdog Questions

I'm looking for a breed that would be a good companion for long backpacking trips. I like the Czech's great endurance and low maintenance, dirt resistant coat paired with their temperament. Would they be reliable off-leash? Any recommendations for that type of training with this breed?

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The Czechoslovakian Wolfdog is not a breed of dog that is for the first-time dog owner. They require constant training and a firm, but gentle hand. They should not be allowed off leash, as they have a very high prey drive and if the owner does not have full control of their dog; they are known to not listen when their prey drive is activated. As for your life style, this breed would work as long as you understand the breeds needs throughout its life, including when you are not on backpacking trips. This is not a dog-park breed and needs consistent training, handling and socialization throughout its life.

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Prey drive is correct, I agree. I trained my "buddy" from day 1 to control his huntin drive. My buddy is brilliant with children, cats, small dogs and off lead. I trust him and know him completely. He helps me raise orphan kittens. He's Very protective of his own, last year he saved me from 3 staffs that were coming at me with the intention of attacking me. He handled the situation with calm passive body movement. He does have very high separation anxiety. He would die for me and I for him. Training has to be kept up all through the dogs life, to keep the human in the dogs head. Buddy and I soul mates he makes my life amazing. A firm, loving, home shouldn't be without one of these amazing animals.

I used to have two dogs, then the one died that has left me with my one dog, (female). She seems to have gone into some sort of depression. Would a male Czechoslovakian be a good friend for her? (long walk every day)

Answer:
The Czechoslovakian Dog is not a breed of dog that does well with other dogs. They can have dog-on-dog aggression. I would suggest getting the same breed of dog that your female is or whatever your male dog was.

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Actually they do well with other animal when introduced as a puppy.

How much exercise would the Czechoslovakian Wolfdog require?

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The Czechoslovakian Wolfdog requires between 2 - 2 1/2 hours of running exercise a day. They are not a breed of dog for an inexperienced owner and need a special home to thrive in. Please do lots of research and contact a reputable, responsible and knowledgeable breeder to ask them questions about their dogs and puppies.

Are Czechoslovakian Wolfdog's aggressive?

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Aggression in dogs can come in many forms from a dog bullying another at the dog park, to a dog being possessive of its owner around strangers. The Czechoslovakian Wolfdog is not an inherently aggressive dog; but they are considered more primal then other dog breeds. This breed is loyal, protective and aloof with strangers which without proper training and socialization can manifest as aggression. This is not a breed of dog for new dog owners, an experienced dog owner whom has worked and lived with dogs with high prey drive and aloofness towards strangers is a must to prevent any aggression that may come about during the dogs life.

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