Saarloos Wolfdog

Saarloos Wolfdog

Breed Characteristics

Type:Mix
Family:Wolflike
Origin:Europe
Life Span:10-12 Years

Saarloos Wolfdog Build Information

The Saarloos Wolfdog is a cross between the German Shepherd and the European Wolf. It is a large cross breed that weighs between 79 and 90 pounds and stands 24 to 29 inches tall when fully grown. It has a harsh coat of medium-length fur with a dense undercoat, and it has a moderately broad head that resembles that of a wolf.

Size:Large
Length (Male):27-33 in.
Length (Female):22-24 in.
Weight:> 65 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

Because of its European Wolf heritage, the Saarloos Wolfdog has an intense pack instinct and is very strong-willed. The owner of a Saarloos Wolfdog will need to be a strong and assertive leader to keep it well-behaved. It is recommended that owners have more than one Wolfdog to provide the dogs with a "pack." The Saarloos Wolfdog will also require regular exercise and plenty of space to run and roam.

Activity Level:Active
Affection Level:Very Affectionate
Kid Friendliness:Friendly

Appearance

Colors:Black, Black & Tan, Blue, Silver, White
Grooming:Medium Maintenance
Coat Type:Dense

Saarloos Wolfdog Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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Breed Talents and Facts

Training:Moderately easy - Easy
Herding Skills:Yes