• Sarplaninac Dog
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    7 Intriguing Facts About The Sarplaninac Dog

    The Sarplaninac dog is a livestock guardian of epic proportions. This majestic animal is a big, strong, powerful shepherd that has protected sheep in the mountains in Southeast Europe for centuries. Their imposing figure and fearlessness allow them to ward off dangerous predators looking for a meal. They can fend off bears, wolves or bandits when the time comes. They have a calm nature, lots of wisdom and a fierce loyalty to the nomads of the land. The breed is extremely devoted and positive to its flock. Let’s learn some more about this furry defender with some fun and intriguing facts! 1. It Is Named After The Sar Mountains The…

  • Shiloh Shepherd Dog Facts
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    7 Interesting Facts About The Shiloh Shepherd Dog

    The beautiful and regal Shiloh Shepherd dog is a truly stunning canine with a wolf-like appearance. It is a rare breed that shares many qualities and characteristics with the German Shepherd. This breed was specifically engineered and carefully bred to look similar to the GSDs of old with a friendlier temperament and healthier genetics. They are wonderful family pets and excellent around the kiddos. Here are some interesting Shiloh Shepherd dog facts that you may not know! 1. They Are Very Sensitive To Humans The Shiloh Shepherd Dog has a reputation for being extremely sensitive to people’s emotions and feelings. So much so that they are described as being “a…

  • White Swiss Shepherd Dog Snowy
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    7 Neat Facts About The White Swiss Shepherd Dog

    The White Swiss Shepherd aka “Berger Blanc Suisse” is a beautiful pure ivory breed popular in Switzerland. This medium sized herding dog descended from the White Shepherd originally imported into Switzerland. It has roots in Canada, England and the United States. It has a beautiful wolf-like appearance enhanced by its fluffy light double coat of fur. Similar to the GSD, they are easy to train, highly alert and extremely loyal. 1. They Descended From German Shepherds The Berger Blanc Suisse is very similar in appearance and temperament to the German Shepherd. In fact, they share their history. It goes all the way back to the late 1800’s when the first…

  • Majorca Shepherd Dog
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    7 Facts You Didn’t Know About The Majorca Shepherd Dog

    The Majorca Shepherd dog is a rare specimen that most people have probably never seen. It is referred to as the “Ca de Bestiar,” and hails from the Balearic Islands of Spain. This medium sized dog is used to guard sheep and serves as a general all-around farm dog. It is black with white chest markings and comes in two varieties, short hair and long hair. No one knows exactly when the breed first surfaced but its lineage goes way back thousands of years. 1. It’s Not A Labrador Most of us have never had the privilege of spotting a Majorca Shepherd but even if we did, our eyes may…

  • Central Asian Shepherd Dog
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    7 Cool Facts About The Central Asian Shepherd Dog

    The Central Asian Shepherd Dog is an ancient breed that many people have never had the privilege of meeting. Also referred to as the Central Asian “Ovtcharka,” this large Molossoid breed is a livestock guardian that was historically used to protect sheep from predators. In more recent times, they are used by nomadic traders to keep themselves and their precious belongings safe from any threats including bears and wolves. 1. They Are One Of The Oldest Dog Breeds In Existence Although there is much debate over which dog breed is actually the oldest in the world, the Central Asian Shepherd is one of the oldest in existence. According to artifacts…

  • German Shepherd Wolf Mix
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    German Shepherd Wolf Mix – Complete Hybrid Guide

    The German Shepherd Wolf Mix is the combination of the highly popular German Shepherd Dog with a wild wolf. This intriguing breed is referred to as a wolf-dog hybrid. This means they have real wolf DNA in their blood unlike wolf-like dogs which don’t carry any. This mix combines the loyalty, obedience and intelligence of the German Shepherd with the captivating looks and wild instincts of a wolf. It is not a good mix for beginners and requires an experienced owner that knows how to handle this energetic hybrid. History of the German Shepherd Wolf Mix The very first attempts to breed a German Shepherd Wolf Mix actually go back…

  • Wolf Like Dog Breeds
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    Wolf Like Dog Breeds – Top 8 Most Popular

    Do you love the stunning appearance of a wolf but want a domesticated version of the popular canine? Then a wolf-like dog breed may be just the thing you are looking for. Since all dogs originally descended from Gray wolves, many dog breeds already portray a wolf-like appearance. Obviously some dog breeds look the part a lot more than others. This article will look at the top 8 wolf-like dog breeds that will give you the best of both worlds. History of the Wolf: Some believe that the first wolf ever to roam the earth was the “dawn-wolf.” It has the appearance of a fox with long legs and could…

  • British Lupine Dog With Founder Natalie Langstrom
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    Interview with Natalie Lagstrom – Founder of the British Lupine Dog

    The amazing wolf like British Lupine Dog is a fascinating modern day breed created to have the legendary looks of the wolf but the temperament of a domestic dog. They are several new versions of wolf like dogs currently being developed but Natalie Lagstrom from BritishLupineDog.co.uk has what we believe to be the most wolf like dog in the world. She has been developing the breed for over ten years and continues to be a leader and an expert in the field of these amazing wolf like dogs. We recently had the opportunity to interview Natalie about the British Lupine Dog and ask her some interesting questions regarding her canine…

  • Most Wolf Like Dog
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    Most Wolf Like Dog In The World

    For centuries humans have had an affinity towards the wild and untamed nature of the wolf. Wolves have been the focus of many fables and stories captivating our imagination. They are also a part of history and the origin of what we now call domesticated dogs. There are stories of American tribes breeding domesticated dogs with wolves and crossbreeding has been going on for thousands of years. In recent years dog and wolf enthusiasts have been on a mission to develop the most wolf like dog that is still domesticated and safe for families. Several breeders are currently working on developing a new breed of domesticated dog that has the…

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    10 Shepherd Dog Breeds Herding For Your Attention

    There are many different interesting and fascinating types of shepherd breeds in the dog world. From the popular and common household companion, German Shepherd, to the rare and exotic Blue Bay Shepherd. They all have interesting and unique characteristics that make them special. This in depth article will look at 10 beautiful breeds with some interesting facts, information, pictures and links to full profiles of each dog. 1. American Tundra Shepherd Dog The American Tundra Shepherd is a rare and amazingly beautiful Shepherd Breed. It is a hybrid dog that was developed by crossing a German Shepherd with an Alaskan Tundra Wolf. It is large in stature and quite imposing…