Alaskan malamute
Alaskan malamute

3 Types of Wolf Dog Breeds Around Us

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Recently, wolf dog breeds have so many enthusiasts recently. Sure, it is probably related to its physical appearance that looks so strong but magnificent. More than that, since it is basically the descendants of wolves and maybe other general dogs, it has some unique features. Sure, if you want to have it, it seems more difficult than other kinds of dogs. It is about the price which is very expensive and the breeding process that is more difficult as well. There are at least 3 kinds of wolf dogs which can be taken care as a pet. What are they? Here they are?

Siberian husky

Siberian husky is a breed which was naturally mixed from the dog and wolf. Even without any intervention of human, this matter is found by analyzing the current DNA that shows that Siberian husky is one of the oldest breed of dog in the world. Based on that fact, it is reasonable if the physical appearance of Siberian husky is really similar to the wolf. Even its habit for barking is a natural thing done by wolf particularly if they want to let their friends for hunting. Originally, this breed is from the areas around the North Pole. Eskimo people love to use it to pull their carts. From the name only, Husky is known as the generated word of “Eski” refers to the Eskimo.

Siberian husky
Siberian husky

Alaskan malamute

Alaskan malamute is well-known enough particularly among the family of Spitz. Spitz or Spitze is the German word for any kind of dog with some characteristics including having long and thick fur, straight and pointy ears, and pointy mouth. The origin of its dog is around Antarctica including Alaska. It can be seen from its name that adapts the name of Ice Mountain in the Antarctica. Even if its physical appearance looks so strong and wild, it is actually really friendly. It is also good as well for being a pet that accompanies you anywhere. More than that, it also has a superiority which is also had by the wolf in general. It is about the strong stamina that enables this dog to run faster than the others. Besides, it can also survive even in an extremely cold weather. Traditionally, people use this dog to pull the cart also. It is particularly in the cold places or during the winter where horses are not able to do so at that time.

Alaskan malamute
Alaskan malamute

German shepherd

German Shepherd at the first time is used as the guidance by the German army during the World War I. They use this dog to keep the building from the enemies who want to infiltrate. Besides, it is also often used by the shepherd to keep their livestock like lamb. It is because the dog will be barking when there is a stranger or if one of the lambs is walking far away from the group. For its superiority, people tend to use it as the guidance or shepherd rather than a house dog. Despite its strength, German shepherd also has keen sense of smell compared other wolf dog breeds.

German shepherd
German shepherd
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