Wolf Hybrid Puppies & Breed Information

Wolf Hybrid

Breed Characteristics


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Breed Information



Breed Group: Not AKC Recognized

Weight: 100 lbs

Height: 26 inches

Color(s): Varying shades of black, white and gray.

Overview

Before purchasing a Wolf Hybrid it is extremely important to check State and Local laws. The Wolf Hybrid is typically referred to as "WolfDog". They are a cross of an Arctic Wolf with a large dog breed.

Character

The Wolf Hybrid is generally well-proportioned and very large. They possess long limbs, are agile, and muscular. The face has the appearance of a Wolf with a long, tapering muzzle.

Temperament

The Wolf Hybrid is not recommended for inexperienced or timid owners. They are loyal, devoted, and family oriented. As a "pack" animal they do well with large sized dogs they have been raised with. They are not recommended for homes with small dogs, cats or other household pets. Wolf Hybrid's are suspicious of strangers and will protect their family, property, and territory. The Wolf Hybrid is not recommended for homes with children.

Care

Regular brushing is recommended of the Wolf Hybrid. Dry-shampooing will suffice. They may be prone to hip dysplasia.

Coat

The coat of the Wolf Hybrid is dependent upon the breed of dog breed used. However, the Wolf has a double coat that is extremely dense.

Training

Early, intense, and ongoing socialization and obedience is crucial. The Wolf Hybrid will not respond to harsh or heavy-handed methods. Training must be done with respect, firmness, fairness, and consistency.

Activity

The Wolf Hybrid possesses high endurance and great energy. They are not recommended for apartment or city living. Wolf Hybrid's do best in a securely fenced rural setting with ample room to roam and run.

Ownership

Help reduce the number of dogs in shelters by doing your due diligence. Many puppies are often purchased with little or no knowledge of what goes into parenting one. Uneducated decisions often leave the puppy in need of adoption and in the care of rescue groups. Bringing home a puppy into your family has many benefits but we first implore you to educate yourself. An informed decision will take into account the characteristics of the breed, your lifestyle, expected veterinary care, the demands and limitations of owning one, their activity requirements and levels of companionship required.


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Updated: 11/27/2014

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