Breed group : Working, Hounding
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GENERALBreed group: Working, Hounding Type: Hybrid
Talent: Agility, Watchdog
PHYSICALSize: Large Weight: 80-150 pounds Fur length: Ears: Flappy Fur type: Straight
Fur Color: Black & Brown, Brown & White, Gray / Salt & Pepper, Light Brown / Golden, White / Cream
ATTRIBUTESLife Expectancy: 8-12 years Rarity: Uncommon Availability: Hard to find
Climate: Good for every climate
The Great Wolfhound is a cross between a Great Pyrenees and an Irish Wolfhound. They are called hybrid dogs due to their origination from two different pure breeds. The Great Wolfhound dogs are large in size, standing up to 38 inches and weighing around 150 pounds. These giant dogs are alert and loyal as well as kind and intelligent. These dogs are good with all family and children. They have several coat colours. These large dogs are good family pets.
The Great Wolfhound dogs are found in a variety of colours like black, brown, gray, red and white or a mix of these colours.
They can have a medium to long rough and wiry or soft coat.
The Great Wolfhound dogs are kind, affectionate, intelligent and gentle dogs. They are very human loving and love to spend their time with their family. They are alert and attentive to their surroundings and wary of strangers. This makes them very good watchdogs. These giant dogs are gentle with children and seem to know their size and strength. They make good playmates for children in the family. They are also good with other dogs in the family and do not show any unwanted behavior towards them. These dogs do not like to be left alone for longer time periods and may show destructive behavior. These dogs are loyal, devoted, cheerful, brave and courageous and will make excellent family pets.
These dogs require moderate to frequent grooming of their coat.
The Great Wolfhound dogs are easy to train due to their intelligence but as with all other dogs, they would need a firm but gentle and consistent handler and consistent training routines.
They are large dogs with lots of exercise needs. They would be ideal for homes with a yard and may not be suitable for apartment life. Under exercising these dogs will provoke destructive behaviors in them.