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Saarloos Wolfhond

Half dog half wolf, the Saarloos Wolfhond is an astonishing, relatively recent creation that has made its mark on a world where “successful” crossings between wolves and dogs are uncommon.

About the Saarloos Wolfhond

Saarloos Wolfhond  is a robust canine whose outward appearance, including movements and coat, is reminiscent of a wolf.

Lively and bursting with energy, proud and independent, the Saarloos Wolfhond  will only follow its own free will. That said, it is devoted to its owner and very reliable. Around strangers, this breed is reserved and rather suspicious.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

Country
The Netherlands
Group
FCI Group 1
Size category
Large
Avg life expectancy
10–12 years

Alert / Independent / Loyal

Key facts

  • Needs moderate training
  • Requires outdoor space
  • Needs an experienced owner

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