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Czechoslovakian Vlcak Dog Breed Profile

by Luke Blaise

Breeds Not AKC Approved


The Czechoslovakian Vlcak dog (or wolfdog) was designed to help with boundary patrol in Czechoslovakia but later was also employed in agility, drafting, herding, obedience, schutzhund, search and rescue, and tracking. This breed is a wolf dog hybrid.

History

The Czechoslovakian Wolf dog is a quite a new dog breed that was only brought about in Czechoslovakia in year 1955. It was created by breeding German Shepherd Dogs with Eurasian wolves. The idea was to produce a wolf-dog cross that could hold the pack mentality, temperament, and trainability of the German Shepherd Dog. But still have the physical build, stamina, and strength of the Eurasian wolf.

Physical Features

Both the hair and build of the Czechoslovakian Vlcak dog is similar to a wolf. The minimum tallness is 65 centimeters for a dog and 60 for females. The hair color is to silver-grey to yellow-grey, with a light mask. The hair is close, straight and very thick.

Personality

The Czechoslovakian Vlcak dog is very adaptable. It is active, courageous, fearless, lively and quick. The Czechoslovakian wolfdog is quite lively and temperamental. It learns very easily.

They're very self-sufficient and can work in the pack having a unique purposefulness. If necessary, they can very quickly shift their work to night hours. Apparently they don't bark very much.

Common Health Problems

Because of the rarity of this dog there aren't any known health problems. The Czechoslovakian Wolf dog does great in colder weather. The Czechoslovakian Wolf dog has a life span of twelve-fourteen years.

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Texas' First Breeder
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Hi, my name is Jason B. Young, and I am Texas' first Czechoslovakian Vlcak breeder! We arrived back to the US in January 2011 with 5 Vlcaks, which we selected while stationed in Europe. Please feel free to visit our site: http://www.americanikennels.com for more info. Thank you!

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