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Tibetan Wolfhound

Breed Characteristics

Life Span:8-12 Years

Tibetan Wolfhound Build Information

The Tibetan Wolfhound is a giant crossbreed resulting from the mix of the Irish Wolfhound and the Tibetan Mastiff. They are a large dog that weighs anywhere from 120 to 160 pounds and have pointy ears. Their coats are straight and dense and they come in black, black and brown, dark brown, white, and cream.

Length (Male):27-33 in.
Length (Female):22-24 in.
Weight:> 65 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

Tibetan Wolfhounds are not the best choice for a first-time dog owner as they can be difficult to train and require patience and perseverance. They will also need plenty of exercise and room to run around. The Tibetan Wolfhound is an independent dog that makes an outstanding watch or guard dog and is often used in hunting and sighting.

Activity Level:Slightly Active
Affection Level:Affectionate
Kid Friendliness:Very Friendly


Colors:Black, Blue, Chocolate, Gold, Gray
Grooming:Medium Maintenance
Coat Type:Soft

Tibetan Wolfhound Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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Breed Talents and Facts

Hunting Companion:Yes
Sighting Capabilities:Yes
Dutiful Watchdog:Yes