Hybrid#03: Wold Hybrid: A wolfdog (also called a wolf–dog hybrid or wolf hybrid) is a canid hybrid resulting from the mating of a gray wolf (various Canis lupus subspecies) and a dog (Canis lupus familiaris). The term “wolfdog” is preferred by most of the animals’ proponents and breeders because the domestic dog was taxonomically recategorized […]
An Alexander Archipelago wolf, found only in southeast Alaska. (Robin Silver / April 7, 2008)
Some dog hybrids seem like great ideas, while others just seem ... pointless or misguided, to say the least. Thanks to designer dog breeds, there really is a puppy for every personality. More and more, dog breeders and owners are showing enthusiasm for hybrid pups. Blending different breeds of dogs, they believe, helps to combine desirable traits while weeding out undesirable ones. They also believe it helps achieve "hybrid vigor," which is the theory that crossbred animals are healthier ...
But 1% of wolves have a gene that makes them more brave around people, willing to come into camps of people to be fed, makes them more docile, less agressive, able to read human body language and even eye movements. These wolves began running with humans and became Dog.