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Czechoslovakian Wolfdog Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about Czechoslovakian Wolfdog so you can get to know the breed more.

Group Pastoral Dogs (Herding Dogs)
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OriginCzech Republic
Other Names
What other names does the Czechoslovakian Wolfdog have? The dog breed also known as...
Slovak Wolfdog, Czech Wolfdog, Ceskoslovensky Vlcak
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed
AKC Group
Is Czechoslovakian Wolfdog recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Czechoslovakian Wolfdog recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Recognized by FCI in the Sheepdogs and Cattledogs (except Swiss Cattledogs) group, in the Sheepdogs section.
Breed Recognition
What kennel clubs and organizations recognize or register the Czechoslovakian Wolfdog breed?
American Canine RegistryAmerica's Pet RegistryDog Registry of America Inc.Federation Cynologique InternationaleFoundation Stock ServiceNorth American Purebred Registry, Inc.
Price
How much does the Czechoslovakian Wolfdog puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? Is this puppy expensive? How much should I pay for it? Czechoslovakian Wolfdog price:
$800-$1500
If you choose to purchase the Czechoslovakian Wolfdog, you should know that the mentioned amount of money is an average of the collected data from breeders’ sites and puppy finder places. If you have a Czechoslovakian Wolfdog for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Czechoslovakian Wolfdog gets to a happy place.

General Appearance

Size
What size is this breed? How big is this dog? Czechoslovakian Wolfdog size:
Medium
Weight
How much does the Czechoslovakian Wolfdog weigh? Czechoslovakian Wolfdog weight:
Male: 54 pounds (26 kg), Female: 44 pounds (20 kg)
Avg. Weight
What is the average weight of the Czechoslovakian Wolfdog? Czechoslovakian Wolfdog average weight:
Male: 54 pounds (26 kg), Female: 44 pounds (20 kg)
Height
How tall is the Czechoslovakian Wolfdog? Czechoslovakian Wolfdog height:
Male: 26 inches (65 cm), Female: 24 inches (60 cm)
Avg. Height
What is the average height of this fido? Czechoslovakian Wolfdog average height:
Male: 26 inches (65 cm), Female: 24 inches (60 cm)

Hair & Care

Coat
What type of coat does the Czechoslovakian Wolfdog have? What does this canine coat look like?
Dense
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Czechoslovakian Wolfdog's coat?
GrayYellowSilver
Grooming
How to groom the Czechoslovakian Wolfdog and how often?
Easy to groom: The Czechoslovakian Wolfdog doesn't require a lot of grooming. Seasonal flea treatment is needed, but cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't necessary. Ears and eyes should be cleaned regularly to avoid infections. Czechoslovakian Wolfdog is a good choice if you don't have the time, skill or money to take care of a high maintenance dog. Recommended for beginners.
Shedding Level
How much do Czechoslovakian Wolfdog dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Slovak Wolfdog? Czechoslovakian Wolfdog shedding level:
Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs shed moderately. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. Regular brushing reduces the amount of hair that sheds. It mostly depends on their health status and breed type.

Characteristics

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Czechoslovakian Wolfdog have? What characteristics does the breed have?
ActiveFearlessQuickCourageousLivelySociable
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Czechoslovakian Wolfdog? Are they intelligent?
Average: Czechoslovakian Wolfdog's has average obedience intelligence. Patience is needed for teaching this breed to any tricks and commands though, but it's worth the effort. They understand and memorize new commands in 25-40 repetitions. This breed obeys for the first command 50% of the time or better.
Trainability
Are Czechoslovakian Wolfdog dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs are quite easy to train. Sometimes they can be challenging, but if you're consistent in teaching new commands they will obey for sure.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs, like any other dog breed, like playing. Sometimes they bark as excitement for playing, but they are not the most playful dog breed.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Czechoslovakian Wolfdog sensitivity:
Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs are less sensitive than other dog breeds. They aren't receptive to their owner's emotions and handle soft punishment quite well. They don't mind an always changing daily routine, a hectic household, young children, noisy or office environment and frequent guest visits.
Affection Level
How affectionate are they?
Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs are highly affectionate dogs. They like being involved in the family's life. This breed isn't considered as an aloof dog.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Slovak Wolfdog need? Czechoslovakian Wolfdog social needs:
Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs need a lot of social interaction. They desire to always be with someone or around people. This breed hates being left alone.
Barking
Do Czechoslovakian Wolfdog dogs bark a lot? Why does my Czech Wolfdog bark?
Low to Average: The Czechoslovakian Wolfdog rarely barks. This breed could be a good choice if you're looking for a quiet breed. They don't bark unless there is a good reason. Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.
Watchdog Ability
Is Czechoslovakian Wolfdog good as a watchdog?
Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs are one of the best watchdogs. Their main job is to observe and they're very consistent in their effort. The best vocal cords and sense of hearing belong to them. Usually, they're very territorial and protective about their property, so the Czechoslovakian Wolfdog dogs will alert you if they sense something different.
Territorial
Do Czechoslovakian Wolfdog dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their territory?
Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs are extremely protective guard dogs. This breed doesn't hesitate to protect their territory so the Czechoslovakian Wolfdog can be a good choice if you want an excellent guard dog. Keep calm and the Czechoslovakian Wolfdog will take care of unwanted people or animals.
Biting Potential
Do Czechoslovakian Wolfdog bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Slovak Wolfdog? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Czechoslovakian Wolfdog? Why do dog bites happen?
Low
The Czechoslovakian Wolfdog has a low chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Czechoslovakian Wolfdog do?
Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Czechoslovakian Wolfdog to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Czechoslovakian Wolfdog roam?
Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs have average wanderlust potential. Sometimes they like to explore the world and they might escape once or twice, but usually, they prefer staying safely at home. Safer to teach them how to get back to you on command.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Czechoslovakian Wolfdog have high prey drive?
Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds. Cats or any other small animals might be in danger. It's a natural instinct, doesn't necessarily mean that Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.
Apartment Friendly
Is Czechoslovakian Wolfdog good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle. They need to be outside in the garden, or you must walk them for a few hours every day.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Can you leave this breed home alone?
Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Fighting Dog
Where Czechoslovakian Wolfdog dogs used as a fighting dog in the history?
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they friendly with strangers?
Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Are Czechoslovakian Wolfdog dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Czechoslovakian Wolfdog and children:
Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs are not the most kid-friendly dogs. If you have children, you may have to reconsider your choice for having a puppy from this breed.
Cat Friendly
How well do Czechoslovakian Wolfdog dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats?
Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Is Czechoslovakian Wolfdog good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Czechoslovakian Wolfdog dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs are average friendly towards other dogs.
Office Friendly
Are Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs good office dogs? Do Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs make good office friendly dogs? Can Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs be office dogs?
No
Czechoslovakian Wolfdog is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Czechoslovakian Wolfdog dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Slovak Wolfdog temperament with senior people? Are Czechoslovakian Wolfdog dogs good for elderly owners?
Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs are not the best breed for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Czechoslovakian Wolfdog dogs get along with other pets? Are Czechoslovakian Wolfdog dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Czechoslovakian Wolfdog breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
Yes
Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Czechoslovakian Wolfdog be a service dog?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). Czechoslovakian Wolfdog is not the best breed for service purposes.
Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Czechoslovakian Wolfdog be a therapy dog?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and to people with anxiety disorders or autism. Czechoslovakian Wolfdog is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Czechoslovakian Wolfdog be a sniffer dog?
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones. Czechoslovakian Wolfdog is not the best breed for detection purposes.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Czechoslovakian Wolfdog be a search and rescue dog?
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people. The Czechoslovakian Wolfdog is not the best breed for SAR purposes.
Boat Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Czechoslovakian Wolfdog be a boat dog?
Not really
Czechoslovakian Wolfdog breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Czechoslovakian Wolfdog be a drafting dog?
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination. Czechoslovakian Wolfdog is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Health Factors

Health Issues
Is it a healthy breed? Do Czechoslovakian Wolfdog dogs have health problems?
Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds. Regular vet check-ups are needed.
Health Problems
What health problems does the Czechoslovakian Wolfdog breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Czechoslovakian Wolfdog breed? Health risks of Czechoslovakian Wolfdog:
Elbow DysplasiaExocrine Pancreatic InsufficiencyHip DysplasiaLens LuxationObesityPituitary DwarfismSeizures
Life Expectancy
How long do Czechoslovakian Wolfdog dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Czechoslovakian Wolfdog be?
12-15 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Czechoslovakian Wolfdog breed hypoallergenic?
No
Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction. Some of the dog breeds are even considered to higher the possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level
How much energy does the Czechoslovakian Wolfdog have?
Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs have a higher energy level than other dog breeds. If you want a dog for snuggling on the couch, this breed isn't the perfect choice for you.
Exercise Need
How much exercise does this dog need? How much exercise do Czechoslovakian Wolfdog dogs require per day?
Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs need quite a lot of exercise. Daily walks should be on schedule. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does this fido need?
Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Avg. daily food consumption
How much food does the Czechoslovakian Wolfdog need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
3 to 5 cups of a high-quality dog food daily, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Czechoslovakian Wolfdog risk for obesity:
Average. The Czechoslovakian Wolfdog has an average risk for obesity. Daily walks should be on schedule. To make your dog happy and fit, feed him with quality dry dog food and live an active life together. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding. If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Czechoslovakian Wolfdog's weight regularly.
Weather & Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot and cold weather & climate?
Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Czechoslovakian Wolfdog can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?
Medium
The Czechoslovakian Wolfdog has an average chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling tendency
Does the Czechoslovakian Wolfdog drool?
The Czechoslovakian Wolfdog drools quite a lot, so if you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, you may want to choose another dog breed. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. Certain dog breeds drool more than others, just like the Czechoslovakian Wolfdog. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long does this dog's pregnancy last? How long is the Czechoslovakian Wolfdog pregnant? How long does it take to have this dog puppies? Czechoslovakian Wolfdog pregnancy time period:
60-64 days
Reproductive cycle of the female Czechoslovakian Wolfdog: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days. During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge. The second part is the Estrus when the bitch is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days. The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color. The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the bitch’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating. The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.
How often can the Czechoslovakian Wolfdog have a litter? Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size
How many puppies can the Czechoslovakian Wolfdog have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
4-8 puppies

Pros & Cons of Czechoslovakian Wolfdog

Pros
  • Grooming: Easy to groom: The Czechoslovakian Wolfdog doesn't require a lot of grooming.
  • Watchdog Ability: Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs are one of the best watchdogs.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Cons
  • Health Issues: Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds.
  • Hypoallergenic: Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Apartment Friendly: Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle.
  • Drooling tendency: The Czechoslovakian Wolfdog drools quite a lot, so if you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, you may want to choose another dog breed.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
  • Child Friendly: Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs are not the most kid-friendly dogs.
  • Cat Friendly: Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
  • Office Friendly: Czechoslovakian Wolfdog is not the best dog breed for office environment.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs are not the best breed for elderly people.

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  • Mary

    Dec 4, 2019, 8:15:03 PM:

    I am very confused by the part where it says the Czech wolfdog drools a lot... I know 3 from different breeders and none of them drool on me. I've never heard this before. I hate when dogs drool it's gross, but I've never noticed that on this breed.

  • Ben Dover

    Sep 26, 2019, 12:36:19 PM:

    very cool

  • billy bob

    Sep 19, 2019, 4:49:52 PM:

    they're cute.