Gene flow between tazi and wolf in Kazakhstan

This image appeared on a Kazakh instagram account.  The wolf appears to be a steppe wolf (Canis lupus campestris). In Kazakhstan, people keep wolves as pets and “guard dogs” fairly often, and according to Stephen Bodio, they are obsessed with … Continue reading

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Congress could end red wolf recovery

It should be noted that the bulk of the genomic data show that the creature called a “red wolf” is actually a hybrid between some now extinct population of wolves and coyotes. Indeed, the most in depth genome comparison study … Continue reading

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Thank you for this honest assessment. I am a wolf…

Thank you for this honest assessment. I am a wolfdog rescuer/sanctuary owner and sadly, we are in no position to help with 60 in our sanctuary now. Education is what will save the true wolfdogs AND keep bad backyard breeders … Continue reading

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Wolf problems in North America

I’m so glad these taxonomy issues are being raised on a popular science Youtube series: Natural History

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This has to have been the first wolf documentary I ever watched

Yep. This has to have been the first documentary about wolves I ever watched. Jim Brandenburg and David Mech hanging out with a wolf pack from a population that has never experienced persecution: Natural History

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What penis bones might tell us about dire wolf behavior

Dire wolves are one of those creatures from the past that has captured the public imagination. They are conventionally dreamed of as being massive wolves, and Hollywood has created fictional ones the size of horses. The truth of the matter … Continue reading

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The yellow dog has become a ravening wolf

Nearly a year after her TTA, Miley is back in action. She’s 8 years old, but she runs and looks like she’s five. In past week, she’s dispatched a full grown rabbit and this chipmunk. Golden retrievers never like to … Continue reading

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House Dogs at Wolf Creek Farm

My new friends, Fitz and Jeb, from Wolf Creek Farm, last night’s awesome B&B in Ararat, VA. Next stop: HOME! Until next time, Good day, and good dog! Doggies.com Dog Blog

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The loyalty of Captain Hare’s pet Spanish wolf

The Iberan wolf (Canis lupus signatus) is often a lovely red color. One of the most interesting stories about a pet wolf I’ve come across is the story of Captain Hare’s Spanish wolf. The story is a beautiful testament to … Continue reading

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