Registration: All Wolf Dog Hybrids are registrable with the United Canine Association and eligible to participate in all UCA sanctioned dog shows and events.
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The United Canine Association recognized and began recording registration for Wolf Dog Hybrids in 2002.
Wolf Dog hybrids have a sensitive disposition. Wolf Hybrids are generally good-natured and entertaining.
Wolf Hybrids are however inquisitive independent thinkers that can be rather aloof especially with strangers.
Wolf dogs or Wolf hybrids mature slowly and do not reach physical maturity until 3 years of age.
Wolfdogs are renowned for their heightened senses. Wolf hybrids have amazing eyesight along with remarkable hearing and and acute sense of smell.
Like the Wolf, Wolf Dog hybrids are very athletic and are capable of lightning speed and great endurance.
Today's Uses: Wolf Dog hybrids are bred to be a companion and pet.
Weight: Female Wolf Hybrids typically weigh 70 - 100 pounds. Male Wolfdogs are generally larger than females Wolfdogs and weigh between 80 - 125 pounds at maturity.
Height: Adult male Wolf Dog hybrids are generally 26 - 33 inches at the shoulders. Female Wolf Dog hybrids are a bit smaller and usually are 25 - 32 inches tall that the withers.
Coat: The coat of a Wolf hybrid is usually heavy and dense.
Color: Wolf Dog hybrids come in a variety of colors.
The most common colors for Wolf Hybrids are a grizzled sable (agouti), white or black phased.
The coloration of all Wolf Hybrids should be well blended.
Temperament: The temperament of a Wolf Dog hybrid can vary depending on the percentages of Wolf versus domestic dog used in its creation.
It is important to acquire a Wolfdog from a reputable experienced breeder.
With Children: A Wolf Dog hybrid's large size and high-energy level do not make it a good choice for families with smaller children.
Other Pet Compatibility: Wolfdogs or Wolf hybrids can do well with other dogs when properly socialized at a very young age and raised together.
Wolfdogs are not recommended with smaller sized pets especially cats.
Trainability: Wolf Hybrids are extremely intelligent animals that can be trained with consistent reward based training methods.
The Wolf Dog hybrid does not respond well to forceful training methods due to its sensitive natural.
Activity Level: Wolf Hybrids typically have a high-energy level and require adequate mental stimulation and exercise.
Wolf Hybrids do not do well when confined to the indoors the majority of the time.
A Wolf Dog hybrid requires a large properly fenced yard where the animal can run and romp.
Life Expectancy: The average life expectancy for a Wolf Hybrid is 12 - 15 years.