Czechoslovakian Wolfdog

Discussion in 'Dog Breeding' started by sabrina_1996, Feb 9, 2018.


  1. sabrina_1996

    sabrina_1996 PetForums Newbie

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    Hello

    I'm new in the forum and i'm Portugueses, so I dont't writte english very well but I will try.

    I love Czechoslovakian wolfdogs, and I make a lot of research about the breed but I want to Know if someone in this forum had dogs of this breed and what you think about them, of their behavior, what you feed to them (raw, barf, dry food), everything that we have to know to be the best owner of this breed.

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  2. Lurcherlad

    Lurcherlad PetForums VIP

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    There is already a UK rescue set up for this "breed" with a number of dogs needing good homes so I hope anyone thinking of getting one will look there first.

    Another "breed" that suffers from good looks and the novelty factor and not for the average dog owner I fear :(
     
  3. Blitz

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    Last time I answered a question about this 'breed' a breeder local to me threatened me even though I did not identify either him or where I live - but here goes. I only know one and it has put a few dogs to the vets and killed small pets. I would say they are very specialist and not for the average pet owner. They are very good looking dogs though.
     
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    labradrk PetForums VIP

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    Beautiful to look at but anything with wolf content won't thrive in the overwhelming majority of pet homes in this country. Very specialised breed. If it's that 'look' you are going for then looking at the more established Nordic breeds would be the way forward.
     
  5. Goblin

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    Along with the others, love the look but not what I would consider for a pet animal. I love the look of grizzly bears but wouldn't want to have one as a pet either. The majority of dogs are hundreds or thousands of years removed from wolves and have adapted to live with humans. That cannot really be accomplished in a couple of generations.
     
  6. sabrina_1996

    sabrina_1996 PetForums Newbie

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    I love them not only for the look but for their personality, I already had contact with a few dogs of this breed and all of them have a nice behavior and are super sociable with another dogs and pets but the knowledge is never too much and that's the reason of my question. I talk with some breeders and owners that said to me that they are wonderfull dogs but is not a dog for people without experience. I want to know everithing I can about the breed before thinking about having or not one. Having a dog it's not like having a shirt that we throw away when doesn't fit.
     
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    We met one when Holly was about 6 months old. The dog was the same age as Holly and they played really nicely. But from speaking to the owners these dogs are not really suitable as pets. I agree that if you like the wolfy look then there are other breeds that would be more suitable.

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    My whippets were raised with one of these and even now when they see anything that looks similar be a husky malamute or even an akita they go mad and want to play as they think it is Juno. It is a breed that requires a lot of space my whippets breeder lives in Ireland and has a very large paddock that the dog is able to run in as well as his walks every day. She also has greyhounds whippets and ibizan hounds and he is great with them all he even plays with her pups our Peter loved to run with Juno
     
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    I think they're like any other specialised breeds really. Good in the right hands, a nightmare in the wrong ones.

    I know of someone through FB who breeds and owns them and hers show and compete in sports. They do seem to be exceptional escape artists with not the greatest recall. But other than that, and another breeder I follow, I don't know any personally.
     
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  10. PickleRoo

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    Be careful, aside from being a very difficult dog to own for the majority of us mortals, lots of people say they have a wolf dog when in fact they have a mix of husky/German Shepherd/Malamute - or any of the other wolfalike breeds (Northern Inuit/Tamaskan/Utonagan - none of which have wolf content).

    The wolf dog term is now used as a selling point. I've seen people RUIN the reputation of a good breed by incorrectly telling people it's a 'wolf dog' for status or to sell for stupid money.

    I would be very sceptical of anyone who says they have wolfdogs, do thorough research into genuine breeders.
     
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