These Dog Breeds Look Like Wolves The Most

Dogs and wolves are closely related in many aspects in terms of the physical characteristics as well as looks. When you look at the evolution of all kinds of dogs, you will find that many of them have some genes of different types of wolves in them. Here comes 10 dogs that are wolf-like breeds, and they are very similar with wolves in appearance.

Alaskan Malamute


The Alaskan Malamute is as big as the timber wolf. They have double coats in white or sable or grey and brown eyes.

Tamaskan


The Tamaskan is from Finland, and it is slightly smaller in stature than a timber wolf but will have the same grey coloring making them resemble the wolf.

Siberian Husky


Huskies are bred by Chukchi tribes of Siberia and used to pull sleds, they have a wolf like look. You have to keep them active to avoid problems.

Samoyed


The Samoyed is a Russian dog breed, the name Samoyed is derived from the Samoyedic people of Siberia. They are very strong, but they are children friendly and love to play all the time.

Northern Inuit Dog


This breed was developed in UK using German Shepherd dogs, Inuit breeds, Alaskan Malamutes and Siberian Huskies. Just like huskies, they are bred to be friendly, but may have same behavioral issues.

Utonagan


The breed was developed in Britain using German Shepherd dogs, Alaskan Malamutes, and Siberian Huskies. The name Utonagan is supposed to mean the wolf’s spirit in Chinook.

Finnish Lapphund


This dog looks like a wolf, but it is a shepherd, and they were bred to bring together reindeer in the Finland cold.

Canadian Eskimo Dog


This breed has been probably crossbred with wolves, they are quite strong and athletic.

Kugsha


This breed is native to America and they are wolf hybrids. They are more powerful and larger than huskies, and they loves to explore outside.

Czechoslovakian Wolfdog


It is a cross breed between German Shepherds and Carpathian Wolves. They were bred to create the strength and stamina of a wolf and intelligence of a dog.

See also

Wolf Names, Werewolf Names, Wolf Names For Wolf-like Puppies

Female Wolf Names, Names For Wolf-like Girl Dogs