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Bpink5 01-19-2014 07:59 PM

Does he have any wolf in him?
 
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We rescued him from an alleged wolf dog breeder. He shows (to me) a few wolf characteristics. I need your help. This photo was taken directly off my instagram.:help:

d4lilbitz 01-19-2014 08:04 PM

Hi....welcome to the forum. I'm new as well! You learn a lot that's for sure. I don't see any wolf in him, just looks like a German Shepherd with a graying muzzle, but non the less a beautiful one! Congrats on your new family member!

Courtney 01-19-2014 08:08 PM

Nope, no wolf. Which is a relief.

Thank you for rescuing him. Handsome boy. Enjoy him. Focus on training & bonding. I'm sure he will be a good buddy.

doggiedad 01-19-2014 08:19 PM

yeah, it's part wolf. who wants a GSD when you can have
a Wolf/GSD?

carmspack 01-19-2014 08:22 PM

I would say not .

Kaimeju 01-19-2014 08:32 PM

Looks like a GSD with a gray muzzle. Maybe you are noticing wolf traits because the GSD is one of the most wolf like breeds. They are still 100% dog tho.


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bill 01-19-2014 08:51 PM

I'm also turning gray! My wife said I act like a old wolf" just want to lay around and howl! Then she shows me who the pack leader is" and I can tell you its not Ceased M.p.s. you have a pretty German Shepherd! Bill:)

RubyTuesday 01-20-2014 11:46 AM

No wolf, imo. Cochise, my Sibe from yrs back, was often assumed to be 'part wolf' but anyone who knew what to look for saw 100% dog. (The sister of Cochise's 1st owner actually kept/bred high percentage wolf crosses. Cochise's owner thought it was a bad idea & didn't allow his young children around them).

NormanF 01-20-2014 05:56 PM

The GSD's wolf lineage ended over a century ago. While they resemble grey wolves, there is nothing "wild" about them beyond the looks.

Susan_GSD_mom 01-21-2014 01:50 PM

Over the years I shared my home with a number of wolf shepherd crosses, and I am 100% sure you have a dog, no wolf blood. I base this on what I see in the photo--the size and set of his ears, the size of his canine teeth, the shape of his muzzle, what I call the "German shepherd bump" on his nose, the shape and color of his eyes, the size and shape of his feet...I am sure that if you posted a side photo of him standing, we could address other conformation evidence. Enjoy your dog for what he is!


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