Czechoslovakian Vlcak

Illustration courtesy of the Swedish Kennel Club

Czechoslovakian Vlcaks are a relatively new breed of dog that hail from Czechoslovakia. Nearly indistinguishable from a wolf to an untrained eye, these large and handsome dogs are the result of a crossbreeding between a German Shepherd and a Carpathian wolf in the 1950’s.

Fun Fact

The last breeding with a full blooded wolf and a Czechoslovakian Vlcak took place in the 1980s. Since then, Czechoslovakian Vlcaks are only bred to one another and no new wolves have been introduced.

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