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Dogs are the descendants of the wolves and they have many things in common. Today we can find different offspring of dog and wolf which are used for domestic purpose.

The dogs are bred with wolves in order to produce hybrids. Those hybrids have sharp physical features and are very intelligent, loyal, and independent.  

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1. Siberian Husky

The Siberian Husky is the medium-sized dog breed that looks like a wolf. They are the most preferred pet dog in many parts of the world.

Huskies are very much energetic and lively when they are around people. Their wild and wolf-like appearance has made it more attractive. It belongs to the Spitz genetic family and is very friendly, intelligent, outgoing, and gentle. They are always alert and have a sharp memory power too.

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2. Pomsky

If you want a cute, small, and wolf-like dog in your home then Pomsky is the best one. They have a fluffy, soft and silky coat which looks very much attractive.

Their ears are very sharp and pointed like a wolf. And the best part is its furry tail wiggling when you come back to home. The Pomsky is the cross of the breeds like a Siberian husky female and Pomeranian male.

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3. German Shepherds

The German Shepherds are the most popular pet breed throughout the world. They are very intelligent and are trained to interact from their young age.

The size of German Shepherds ranges from medium to large size. These dogs are especially used as a military dog, police dog, and guard dog. German Shepherds go very well with children and are easy to nurture. Well trained dogs are very intelligent, obedient, alert and confident.

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4. North Inuit Dog

The North Inuit dog is the native of England and is a crossbred dog of Siberian Huskies, Alaskan Malamutes, and German shepherd dogs.

These dogs were bred in order to create such a breed that resembles wolf but can be kept as a domestic. The North Inuit dogs at a time can be hard to handle however with good behavior training they are very obedient, calm, and gentle.

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5. Tamaskan

The Tamaskan is rare among the breed which looks like a wolf. These dogs have the gene of Alaskan malamute, Siberian Husky, and German Shepherd.

They weight from 30 to 40 kg and are smaller than a timber wolf. Their main shades are black gray, wolf gray, and red gray.  It is a small but very strong dog which is very quite obedient and sociable.

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6. Canadian Eskimo

The Canadian Eskimo is the rarest and oldest Arctic breed working dog. It is also known as the Canadian Inuit dog and is larger in size, from 66 to 95 pounds.

The best part of their body is the almond-shaped eyes and spiky ears. Its closest breeds are malamute and husky. They are white, black, red, black and white, liver and grey in color. This cuteness comes with the lifespan of 12 to 14 years.

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7. Wolf Dog

The wolf-dog is a hybrid from the almost four Canis sub-species which are the red, gray, eastern timber, and the Ethiopian wolves.

People also breed hybrid wolf to hybrids like Siberian Huskies, German Shepherds, and Alaskan malamutes. They are especially used for the domestic purpose. Wolfdog can be very much aggressive but are very much faithful and loyal to their masters.

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8. Shikoku

The Shikoku is the native of Japanese breed from the Shikoku Island. They are close to the Shiba Inu breed. In Japan this d, g is also called Kochi-ken 'Ken' or inu.

This breed is very rarely found not only in its native land Japan but also in other parts of the world. They are best known for their loyalty and love towards their owner.

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9. Samoyed

The Samoyed is among the dog breeds whose genetic footprints are close to that of wolves. This breed belongs to Spitz family group which has originated from Asia.

Later they were taken by the people of Siberia, Samoyede. These breed dogs were first used for hunting and guarding purpose. Now they are kept as a pet in many households as they are very playful, friendly, sociable, and lively.

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10. Finnish Lapphund

Finnish Lapphund is the medium-sized voluminous coated dog which is the most popular breed in Finland. They come in different colors like black, white, red, brown, sable, and wolf-sable.

This breed was originated in Lapland like, Russia, Sweden, and Finland. Finnish Lapphunds were used for herding cows or sheep and now they are one of the best guard dogs.

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11. Czechoslovakian Wolfdog

The Czechoslovakian wolfdog is the newly emerged breed which is gaining popularity. It is the cross-breeding of Carpathian wolves and German shepherd.

As the offspring of the Carpathian and German shepherd, they are very intelligent and active. They are especially used by people from the military line for special operations. These dogs are easy to train as they are a quick learner and very much fearless.

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12. Alaskan Malamute

The Alaskan malamute is a domestic dog with a muscular body and powerful stamina originated from Alaska. This dog can be best for those people who love to go outdoors.

The other thing is Alaskan malamute is a dog for cold weather as they cannot survive the hot climate. This breed is very intelligent, devoted, and very much loyal.

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13. Utonagan

This breed appearance is very much close to that of wolf and its name 'Utonagan' also means 'spirit of the wolf translated into Chinook Indian.

The Utonagan is very rare and not quite recognized in many canine registrations. Even though they have high traits of wolves they can be a great companion dog if you are outgoing. This dog needs high affection and care as they are of gentle nature, it is surely a unique and loveable domestic dog.

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14. Alaskan Klee Kai

The Alaskan Klee Kai is a companion sized dog which looks like the smaller version of the Alaskan Husky.

They have sharp ears, curled furry tail, and triangle-shaped facial structure which even resemble miniature Siberian husky. The adult Alaskan Klee Kai's standard size is 38 to 43 cm and mass is 7.3 to 10 kg.

This dog's hair coat is very well layered that makes it very much attractive.

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15. Saarloos Wolfdog

The Saarloos wolfdog also known as Saarloos wolfhound is a very well-known hybrid cross. It is the native of Netherlands and Germany.  

This breed is one of the most satisfying offspring creations with the successful crossing of dog and wolf, the dog used for this experiment was the German shepherd. The main traits of the dog are it is very devoted, reliable, energetic and lively.

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16. Seppala Siberian Sled dog

The Seppala Siberian Sleddog has been used as a working dog for a long time. It is especially found in countries with cold climate for pulling a sled.

This dog has an appealing physical and facial feature with an attractive height of 56 to 58 cm. Many people also keep it as a household dog but it is rather more active in outdoors works. It is easily trainable and quite warm and friendly to work with.

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17. Kunming wolfdog

The Kunming wolfdog is a popular breed used as a military assistant dog. It is used for detecting various stuff for the service.

This breed is originated from China and is widely used as they are a highly intelligent guard. Even though Kunming wolfdog has a long history of serving as military dog these-days they have a high demand for domestic purpose as a pet.

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18. Shiba Inu

Shiba Inu is one among the original breeds of Japan like Akita Inu, Kai Ken, Hokkaido, Shikoki Inu, and Kishu Inu.

Its genetic qualities are very close to the wolves as they are fearless, confident, keen and alert. As it is a crossbreed, the offspring is very charming and playful. Their cuteness is worth love and affection.

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