That was do to lack of training and discipline to show him right and wrong. Got her when she was 3 months. She requires large amounts of exercise and mental stimulus. Both parents DNA tested and are both 37.5% wolf. To prove that we humans are creative? Thanks in advance. No matter how you spin it a wolf is a predator and the natural instincts are still deep rooted in a high percentage hybrid. I´m sure this must happen a lot as I can´t see any way a hybrid would ever feel completely settled in a domestic situation..have the owners of these animals never read " call of the wild". They may have larger teeth than a regular domestic dog. Both amazing. aurora112368 from Van Buren, Indiana on January 31, 2010: I raised wolf/malamutes for about 4 years, I loved them very much, but I lived in town, and nearly every time I got them out to walk them or exercise them someone would call the police, even though they were legal to have, and they were on a leash, I was still harrassed to the point that I decided it wasn't fair to the animal. But, is getting better as she has learned to stand her ground. I love reading it and it gives a lot of knowledge regarding a new wild breed. He loves being muddy & rolling in disgusting things though. One of the trainers informed me that he's a hybrid. You can’t know how your adult dog will develop. Nick Deal from Earth on September 03, 2014: I have worked with hybrid rescues and the problem , they are unpredictable . I would have never even thought this was legal anywhere. She had tripped and fell and the dog attacked her! Yes, to live with human beings there must be rules but the instinct of the wolf is freedom. All 5 of mine are the sweetest babies ever. Every night before I go to sleep Cody jumps on the bed, and I give him his good night kiss, and he takes his little nose and very gently rubs the whiskers all over my face and then goes to sleep. My WD would come get me to show me his 'efforts' once he began to go out on his own volition. Thanks for the Knowledge enjoyed your hub. Please don't listen to people that tell you a Wolfdog is dangerous to have as a pet it's rubbish, they are no different than any other pet in reference to giving them love and affection which they WILL and DO respond to I wouldn't swop my boy for ANY other pet. Montana: No restrictions, but hybrids with 50% or more wolf genetics must be permanently ID-ed (tattoo or microchip). Though they are not obedient, they rely heavily on you and your presence. things can set off the predatory response. A wolf husky is a type of wolf dog, or wolf hybrid, that is born when a wolf mates with a husky, most commonly a Siberian or Alaskan husky. The calves who have lost their mothers are his (he thinks) he wants to wash them, sleep with them, play with them, etc. She treated her wolf-hybrids like babies and fed them very well! However, they remain distant with strangers and do not warn their owners about the presence of an intruder, which makes them inappropriate as watchdogs. I don´t hold with the views about dangerous breeds in the dog world, I think all depends on how the dog has been raised , treated, and trained. However, it's still required to have a "Special Wildlife Possession" permit. As much as I wish it were true - your comment about wolf hybrids being illegal in the state of CALIFORNIA, you are wrong - they are not illegal there at the moment, I have called the department of Fish & Game & verified it. The Siberian husky Wolf Mix also referred to as a Husky Wolf hybrid may be a cross between a Wolf and therefore the Siberian husky. she is shy and timid at times but not as much anymore with us. Illinois: Illegal to possess hybrid unless the person has authorization from the Department of Natural Resources to bring into the state and a Federal Exhibitor's permit to keep it. Before we had 8 hybrid wolf dogs,all brothers an sisters,I could go on for hours,but these animals had plenty of property an when pups they hung out with my wife never a leash ,I guess we were lucky in a sense,but they had so much love an miles of walks an runs ,I have pictures in photographs,when young they are like children need I say more about our prefect animals. I've been married to my husband for five years, dated him for three. North Dakota: Illegal to own unless grandfathered in as of August 1, 1997, and has had the animal spayed/neutered. He doesn't chew shoes although he has destroyed the skirting on one of my old sofas. But she attacks all of our other dogs to the point they have needed stitches and just attacked our new puppy that she pretty much adopted to I guess assert her dominance. I wish those of you who are against the ownership of wolfdogs would be quicker to blame humans, rather than the animal itself that ends up being aggressive or tied to a tree. They do tend to be territorial and want dominance. My dog/wolf is now 7 months old. And if that animal turns on their owner, it's because the owner didn't give them the proper attention and training. If that instinct is recognized and addressed controlling it is a possibility -- BUT -- the beauty of wolves is their sense of freedom. Killing the necessary surge in adolescent pets condemns them to less life and impaired health. I’d love to have one but I was reading that I need a permission from my state (VA), who should I need to see? Once you train the hybrid which listened very well the attention span was better than a dog. And there. Great with kids, cats and other dogs. It is true, not just anyone can handle a haybrid. I personally think you should never intentionally breed wild animals w domestic animals. Wolfdogs are perfect if you’re looking for a friendly, loyal, playful, and adventurous furry friend. It's just wrong. A few years ago I had a stalker issue. I hope her teperment will always be good. I disagree compmetely disagree with this. Hard to train. Got to limit room access and get rugs up in the meantime, and like a puppy either crate or keep near you and always be very proactive in taking him out. Some wolf hybrid may have aggressive tendencies but not all of them will. Most importantly is truly being prepared to take a wolf.dog mix on. Strenuous exercise will help keep destructive and irritation behaviors (chewing, digging, howling) decreased. my wolf is warm and friendly and totally trustable and part of the family, he loves people. If so, will their be reaction the same in case they are sprayed with a repellent? Interested parties should have knowledge of wolf hybrids. That wolf x husky mix(pictured with the reddish tail) looks exactly like mine,except mine instead one of its eyes is icy blue due to his siberian husky heritage. DO NOT openly advertise to EVERYONE your dog is part wolf, even if there is not use in denying how wolfy it looks. Wolf hybrids should be judged by others. under-stimulated, they can be plain mischievous. I have come to greatly respect these magnificent animals. Say what you want ,I'll NEVER REGRET MY HYBRIDS.MomTibet,China, Cimarron, and Cherokee, came to the city with us. I would have another in a heartbeat. Being that dogs are the descendants to wolves, they have a lot of the same basic traits and characteristics in terms of protection and territory, but domestic dogs have been selectively breed for thousands of years to live among humans so the wild characteristics have been greatly altered. HIGHLY DESTRUCTIVE I cannot stress that enough. My biggest job was keeping him safe from himself. He is about 72 cm tall at the shoulders and weights 110 pounds and has inherited one blue eye from his siberian husky heritage while the other is amber. Over the past several thousand years, dogs have been domesticated to live amongst people; wolves are still wild animals. Like raising any child, adolescent, much love and discipline (ie teaching) is required. Some dobermans and pits are super sweet, so ask if a wolf hybrid will act like that, who knows. She has been a lot less of a handful than the Huskies, Laboradors and Malinois I've shared my life with so far! Very depressing! The testosterone surge in puberty is critical to systems development and for proper bone musculoskeletal mass.density and bone lengths and joint angles..resulting problems later on are usually a result of depriving the mammal of their required hormones levels. I've "met" a few timberwolves, (nose to nose! she barks rarley and when we are gone and come home she uses funny sounds to try to talk to us. He gave her to us and she has done really well. it's a whole other can of worms to domesticate a wolf or hybrid... if you don't have knowledge of such creatures.. leave them alone!! I've had mauled babies present to the ER because of this lack of respect for the canines natural instincts which can be triggered any time. Please help!?!? great thread.... taty96 from Ecuador on September 08, 2010: Nice article, butI can´t understand why people can´t leave animals alone. Tags: wolf gray wolf arctic wolf malamute husky. whole, you can look at the individual studies and summarize those results to form your own opinion. In the beginning, she was allowed to run the home 24/7. she loves the grandkids and loves to play with them. But have to agree the wolf belongs in the wild. Also, my wolf hybrid gets along great with our children and i have never worried that he would turn. High percentage hybrids, 50/50 mom was 100% one side and dad was 100% another, are the most unpredictable. Some hybrids will retain the characteristics of a domestic dog, but you'll always see the traits of the wild wolf. Wolves and wolf hybrids are not legal in all states to keep as pets. Yellow or light eyes don't prove a wolf mix; Siberian huskies often have light eyes. It's much safer for irresponsible pet owners to have another kind of pet (if they're going to insist on owning one, which they shouldn't be allowed to... poor pups!). 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