Dog wolfhound - formidable appearance and peaceful disposition
Strange phrase "gentle giant" can not be better suited to representatives of the breed wolfhounds. These large animals are characterized by a soft and balanced character. They are generous and patient, intelligent and thoughtful. The dog wolfhound is completely devoid of aggression.
This is the most tender and patient "four-legged nanny," which never offends a child. To avoid conflict, she will walk away from a small barking dog, but will take a beautiful warlike stand at the sight of a stronger and more worthy opponent. But she will not take any action - she will patiently wait for the attack. A wolfhound dog can get furious only in case of an attack on it. In other situations, she is patient and patient.
Irish Wolfhound is a dog that no one will risk training to develop aggression - it can become dangerous even in the process of training.
The animal is easily trained, quickly understands all the commands, but it is not very hasty to perform them - the dog ponders all its actions. The tempo of the commands is set by the trainer. It is important to know that this animal requires a solid, but kind attitude to itself. You will never be rude to achieve the execution of commands. Wolfhound for a long time and meaningfully experienced the grievances inflicted on him.
Dog wolfhound is a huge, muscular, massive animal. Wool - stiff and shaggy, on the face it forms a thick eyebrows and beard. Most often the coat is gray. This is probably the tallest dog in the world. Her average height is 90 centimeters, and weight is about 80 kilograms. Often there are also larger individuals, whose growth can exceed 120 centimeters, and weight 100 kilograms.
Such a dog in the rack on its hind legs reaches a height of two meters! Has an extremely flexible body, sleeping most often on the back with a "screw" - the upper part of the trunk, for example, lies on the left side, and the back - on the right.
At first the dog was used for hunting. It was easy for her to find, catch up and destroy the wolf. Today it is still the best shepherd's dog. In urban conditions, she does not forget her "professional" duties. If you go to the company of friends outside the city, you will be carefully looked after by this amazing dog. Wolfhound will not allow anyone to fall behind or get lost. He is indispensable in hiking, traveling in the mountains.
There is another representative of the Wolfhound breed. The Caucasian shepherd dog has not yet been officially recognized as a separate breed. Much more often it is called the Caucasian Shepherd. It is gaining increasing popularity due to combat, security and hunting qualities. For a long time this dog developed without human involvement. Animals existed freely, and therefore survived only the strongest.
Caucasian wolfhound is a powerful and ferocious dog. On the hunt, she copes with a trot or wild boar. In the sixties of the last century, most of them were exterminated because of the decree on the shooting. In recent years, work with this breed has begun to acquire civilized forms. Selection is conducted under the supervision of professional cynologists.
The dog wolfhound has not only a huge body, it is distinguished by a huge "dog charm", the ability to selflessly love its owner.