Jessie Riggs - Woodland, California

Jessie Riggs – Woodland, California

I’ve been an active volunteer for a short while compared to other folks who have had this wonderful opportunity much longer than myself. It is always a very special treat for me to have the chance to speak out for the wolves, on behalf of Never Cry Wolf Rescue and Adoptions, whether it’s in-person at […]

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Aren’t wolves responsible for the decimation of livestock?

Wolf Predation Plays Small Role in Livestock Losses in 2005 [checklist] In the continental U.S., health issues such as respiratory problems, digestive problems, calving complications and disease were overwhelmingly the most significant causes of cattle death in 2005. Only 0.11% of all cattle losses were due to wolf predation in 2005. Coyotes killed more than […]

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Can you look a wolf in the eye?

Yes, you can.  We do all of the time whether it’s a new member coming in to the pack or an existing member that has been with us a long time.  Wolves are very loyal, loving, affectionate creatures.  To look them in the eye, is to receive a gift… the gift of a reflection of […]

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Do wolves howl at the moon?

Wolves do not howl because the moon is out. Wolves howl for many reasons. Some of these reasons are known and others are still unknown to man. A partial list of why they howl is as follows: [checklist] To locate their pack members To locate members of other packs To confront other wolves Happy howling […]

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Are they called ‘wolf-dogs’ or ‘wolf-hybrids’?

Dogs and wolves are both members of the same species. Generally, a “hybrid” refers to a blending of one or more species. Since dogs and wolves are of the same species, they are classified as “wolf-dogs”. However, most people still refer to them as “wolf-hybrids”.

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What do the donations go towards?

All donations go to the wolves for their food, medical needs, and any other needs that arise with regards to their care and upkeep, as well as, maintaining our 501(c)(3) status, i.e., facility maintenance, insurance, etc.

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How can you tell the difference between a wolf and a dog?

The difference between a wolf and a dog are vast depending on the breed of a dog.  However, the Northern breeds such as Malamutes and Huskies that come somewhat close to the physical appearance of wolves can be differentiated by their looks, their mannerisms, the way they move to how they sound.  A simple list […]

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