Dog wolfhound — a formidable appearance and peaceful disposition
A strange phrase "gentle giant" is the best suited to breed a wolfhound. These large animals are soft and balanced character. They are generous and patient, intelligent and thoughtful. Dog wolfhound is completely devoid of aggression.
This is the most gentle and patient "four-legged nurse" who would never hurt a child. To avoid conflict, she leaves her little yappy dog, but will take a pretty militant stance in the form of stronger and more worthy opponent. However, it will not take any action – is to wait patiently for the attack. Dog wolfhound can come into a rage only in the case of an attack on her. In other situations, she is patient and Mature.
The Irish wolfhound — a dog that nobody dares to train on the development of aggression – it can be dangerous even in the learning process.
The animal is easily trained, quickly understand all the commands, but to execute them are not in a hurry – dog ponders all his actions. The rate of execution of commands sets the trainer. It is important to know that this animal requires a firm but kind attitude. You never rudeness will not be able to enforce commands. Wolfhound long and meaningful experiencing the offenses caused it.
Dog wolfhound is a huge, muscular, massive animal. The coat is harsh and shaggy, on the face it forms bushy eyebrows and a beard. Most often, the hair painted in gray. This is, perhaps, the tallest dog in the world. Its average height is 90 cm and weighs about 80 pounds. Common and larger species, whose growth can exceed 120 inches, and weight 100 pounds.
This dog stand on its hind legs, reaches a height of two meters! Has an extremely flexible body, sleeping most often on the back "screw" — the upper torso, for example, lying on his left side, and the rear on the right.
Firstly, the dog, the wolfhound was used to hunt. For it was not difficult to find yourself, to catch up and destroy the wolf. Today it is still the best herding dog. In urban conditions, it does not forget his "professional" duties. If you go to your friends town, you will closely watch this amazing dog. Wolfhound will not allow anyone to fall behind or get lost. It is indispensable in the campaigns, travel in the mountains.
There is another specimen wolfhound. Dog Caucasian shepherd has not yet officially recognized as a separate breed. More often it is called the Caucasian shepherd dog. It is gaining in popularity due to the fighting, hunting and guarding qualities. For a long time the dog has developed without human intervention. Animals existed freely, and therefore only the strongest survived.
Caucasian Volkodav is a powerful and ferocious dog. The hunt is to cope with the lynx or wild boar. In the sixties of the last century most of them were destroyed because of the decree for the shooting. In recent years, the work with this breed started to get civilized forms. The breeding is conducted under the supervision of professional dog trainers.
Dog wolfhound is not only a huge body, it is distinguished by a huge "dog charm", the ability to selflessly love their master.