Loyal, powerful Japanese dog with wolf-like traits. Guards, hunts, and talks. Protective and wary of strangers. Akita.
Alaskan Malamutes: ancient sled dogs, intelligent but stubborn. Not for novice owners. Strong, wolf-like appearance, but fully domestic. High energy.
Canadian Eskimo Dog: powerful Spitz-type breed, used for sled pulling; faced extinction but revived by Canadian Kennel Club and breeders.
Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs: domestic yet wolf-like. Versatile companions for active owners. Used in patrolling, search and rescue, herding.
Finnish Lapphund: Miniature wolf-like herding dog. Muscular, agile, friendly but wary of strangers. Craves owner's presence, prone to depression.
German Shepherds: loyal, intelligent, resemble wolves. Used in police/military. Great family pets: loving, gentle, and protective.
Greenland Dogs: muscular, powerful working dogs of Greenland. Husky-like, rare now. Thick coat, curled tail, independent. Stunning wolf-like appearance.
Kugsha: American Husky, Spitz-type dog, wolf-like coat, developed in PA, powerful working dogs, rare breed, independent and challenging to train.
Northern Inuit Dog: wolf-like breed, starred in "Game of Thrones." Domestic but resembles a wolf. Loving, active, prone to separation anxiety.
Saarloos Wolfdog: Resembles wolves, bred from German Shepherd and Siberian grey wolf, 1/4 wolf blood. Requires dedicated training and socialization. Not for novice owners.