Do you release them back into the wild?

Do you release them back into the wild?

Domestic wolves and/or wolf-dogs cannot be released back into the wild.   To release a domesticated wolf and/or wolf-dog into the wild, would be to evoke a very long and grueling death sentence on the animal.  Wolves, in the wild, only survive under the protection of the pack; a lone wolf has no chance for […]

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How do you rehabilitate them?

The needs and extent of rehabilitation per each rescue is case specific.  There are some rescues that have been rescued from very abusive situations, i.e., used as target practice.  For rescues that are owner turn-ins and have no need for major rehabilitation, they are placed in approved foster homes.  For the hard-cases that have dealt […]

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Is Never Cry Wolf Rescue a sanctuary?

No. Never Cry Wolf Rescue and Adoptions (NCWR&A) is not a sanctuary but rather a rescue and adoption organization fully-funded by donations.  We are a 501(c)(3) organization.

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Does California have wild wolves?

The Grey wolf, indigenous to California, was killed over 75 years ago.  There are no more packs of wolves anywhere except in the four areas that they were just re-introduced – Great Lakes, Arizona, Rocky Mountains, and Yellow Stone.  Siskiyou County, in California is under proposal for a fifth location.  To make this happen, Defenders […]

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Aren’t they aggressive towards other people and animals?

No.  Wolves will run before they attack.  Some wolves will not even fight back or defend themselves when they’re under attack.  Others may attack if they’re cornered but man would do the same thing when his life is in danger.  The probability of a human being attacked from a Chihuahua is far greater than a […]

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Are they legal to own?

The legalities for owning wolves and wolf-dogs depend on the state, county and city that you reside in.  We strongly suggest that you do some thorough checking where you to live to make sure that you’re within your rights to own one.

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What do they eat?

Our rescues eat dog food.  A high protein works well for them.  An example would be Natural Balance’s Duck and Sweet Potato.

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Where do the rescues come from?

We rescue wolf-dogs and wolves…basically, anything that the SPCA or Animal Control has deemed to have at least 1% wolf.  Sometimes these guys are just Malamutes and Huskies that they’re unsure of…all the way up to guys that might be full-bloods who don’t have paperwork to prove that they are full-blooded wolves and can’t go […]

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