Apple Hill, Here We Come!

Apple Hill, Here We Come!

We are thrilled to be starting another season at Apple Hill starting on September 10, 2011 at 10 a.m.! If you would like to meet members of our pack, please come by and talk with us in between eating the glorious apple pie of course 😉  We would love to talk with you and answer […]

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Upcoming Fundraiser

We have an upcoming fundraiser that we would like to share with you. It’s called “Animal Communication with Wolf Dogs”. This event hosted by Cathy Currea of Animal Muse will give you the opportunity to learn a new language:  The language of the wolf. During the event, you will also have the opportunity of meeting […]

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Radio Speak

Listen to Sam Blake, Founder of Never Cry Wolf Rescue here on animalstodayradio.com  

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Turn the Tide

Help us, help Jack including all the wolves and wolf-dogs nationwide by making your voice heard! We are working hard at posting anti-wolf legislation, on our website, as fast as we hear about it.  How you can help is by placing a comment under the article declaring your disdain for such barbaric yet condoned methods […]

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Cross-Postings

We added a cross-posting section under our Adoptions page.  This section is dedicated to spreading the word that there are many wolf-dogs who are in need of a new home ASAP. Many people contact us wanting to relinquish their animal to us.  Due to  space restrictions, however, we are only allowed to have a certain […]

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Idaho Wolves: Marked for Death

Defenders of Wildlife are on the case of trying to stop anti-wolf legislation, as well as, educating us, the people, on just what legislative turns are being taken to eradicate our wolf population.  Read this article. As far as we’re concerned, if Congress thinks they have the right to dictate which animals have the right […]

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Sponsor Howls!

We are sending out an AAAUUU to our newest sponsor:  Dogz Kennels!  If you want to secure your wolf, wolf-dog or whatever breed of dog you have, and you need the toughest kennel you can find, check out Dogz Kennels. Check out some impressive features that they call “standard” (they’ve definitely raised the bar, as […]

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Waiting List Protocol

Currently, we have a long waiting list for people—public and private—that need to relinquish their wolves and/or wolf-dogs to NCWR&A in hopes of placing them into a new home. We’ve been rescuing now for many years and one way that helps us decipher who is serious about finding their wolf-dog a new home and who […]

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Endangered Grays

Montana is in our cross-hairs as we spotlight Montana’s policy on wolf hunting this June 2011, which doesn’t bode well for the gray wolf. If you’ve been following the tides of blogs and newspaper columns concerning legislators delisting the gray wolves from the endangered species list, you’ll probably know that Montana (sadly, not the only […]

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Reflective Hearts

Gary & Kelli Spandl of White Wolf Gallery is the creator of some extraordinary pieces of jewelry that reflect the spirit of the wolf and capture their essence. So, if you would like to be a caretaker of one of our Ambassador’s hearts, displaying the heart of the wolf with you wherever life takes you, […]

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Special Offer!

For the remainder of May through June, we are offering a special advertising offer to those who make monetary donations! If you make a monetary donation in the amount of $100 or more, we will not only spotlight you on our Facebook page for a full week but we’ll also throw-up a special post on […]

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Special Thanks!!

We have a special thank you to Guy Auxer and Donna Kleinfeldt-Rolls of Liberty Firearms Training! Guy and Donna have been volunteers and friends of Never Cry Wolf Rescue for many years, and they came through again for us last Sunday when they covered all expenses for Dante during this final moments with us. It’s […]

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A Vital Beat – Passed

One of the vital beats that make up the heartbeat of Never Cry Wolf Rescue & Adoptions, passed on this past Sunday, the 15th of May. His name was Dante. Dante was a charismatic, old soul who charmed each and every person that had the opportunity to meet him. Through his charm and grace, people […]

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Howls of Thanks to: Our Buddies

From the pack: We’d like to thank Chief, Mark, Guy, Nicole, Hillary, Melody and Melissa for always giving us 110%!  We love you and send big, wet, sloppy wolf kisses to you–and howls, of course. Thank you for always caring for us, spending time with us and helping Sam take care of us. Howls of […]

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Howls of Thanks to: Cathy of Animal Muse

From the pack: Thank you howls, Cathy, for your generosity of spirit during the event: Animal Communication with Wolves! We had a great time! Howls and sloppy wolf kisses from all of us, the Ambassadors, of NCWR&A

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Howls of Thanks to: Cory and Betty!

From the Pack: Cory and Betty have just been priceless to Never Cry Wolf Rescue & Adoptions!  They’ve been with us for many years–always giving 110% of themselves.  They help us help the kids and take care of us during events.  There are just not enough words, or in our case, howls, to express our […]

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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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Can just anyone adopt a wolf?

No.  Not just anyone can adopt a wolf-dog.  There is a list of requirements that potential owners must meet.  Wolf-dogs should never be adopted out to personalities who want a “great attack dog”, a dog that is a “good fighter” or just because “they look cool”.

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Are they good with other dogs and animals?

Yet another common misconception that we need to address.  Yes, wolf-dogs are good with other dogs and even cats.  The domestic wolf-dog’s pack/family consists of the human members of the family, as well as, any other animal within that family.  New animals can be introduced into the family but like introducing any other breed of […]

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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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