Wolf dog


  • A dog with a wolf
    A dog with a wolf
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Wolf dog (Zoöl) The mastiff, or shepherd dog, of the Pyrenees, supposed by some authors to be one of the ancestors of the St. Bernard dog.
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  • Sir Walter Raleigh
    “But it is hard to know them from friends, they are so obsequious and full of protestations; for a wolf resembles a dog, so doth a flatterer a friend.”


In literature:

I am as tired as a dog, and as hungry as a wolf.
"Italian Popular Tales" by Thomas Frederick Crane
But for them the shepherd dog would lie down with the wolf.
"The Bishop of Cottontown" by John Trotwood Moore
Her aim was good, and the wolf and dog lay side by side.
"The Settlers in Canada" by Frederick Marryat
All un um 'gree ter dis 'cep' hit's Mr. Dog, Brer Wolf, en Brer Fox.
"Nights With Uncle Remus" by Joel Chandler Harris
In fact the better the shepherd dog, the more like a wolf he is.
"The Story of Wool" by Sara Ware Bassett
They closed in like dogs upon a wolf.
"Hunters Out of Space" by Joseph Everidge Kelleam
"The Fables of Phædrus" by Phaedrus
And the wolf, knowing that men and dogs would soon be noisy on their trail, led his new-found mate far back into the wilderness.
"The Watchers of the Trails" by Charles G. D. Roberts
How closely allied the wolf is to the dog may be clearly read in the accounts of Polar winterings.
"Heads and Tales" by Various
The wolf had only to shake his head to fling the poor dog to the ground.
"Laboulaye's Fairy Book" by Various

In poetry:

My lady heard the wolf-dog's chain
Clank on the floor;
Sly Roland caught it up again,
And whistled a song.
"The Abbot Of Unreason" by Elizabeth Drew Barstow Stoddard
Refused or not, I know him now. There lies
The prating tolerationist unmasked -
And I'll halloo upon this Jewish wolf,
For all his philosophical sheep's clothing,
Dogs that shall touze his hide.
"Nathan The Wise - Act IV" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Witch she was, I knew, turned shepherdess to a soul blind as a sheep's.
But I dogged her on o'er jeopardous
Steeps down which she sped with leopardess
Limbs into miasmic deeps.
"Swim," she gasped behind--
Then like a she-wolf whined.
"Written In Hell" by Cale Young Rice

In news:

Rain dog, outsider, Mononoke wolf queen.
Rain dog, outsider and Mononoke wolf queen.
No authority to restrict wolf hunt dogs.
It will be two years this August since my wolf dog Maia passed away.
Living with a wolf dog had its challenges.
The Wisconsin DNR has been ordered to notify hunters of the recent temporary ban on the use of dogs in the upcoming wolf hunt season.
Female Wolf has Crush on Panama City Family's Pet Dog.
Search for Pennypack Park wolf-dog continues.
Palmer tourist attraction 's wolf-dogs get new home.
(WTVR)—Achilles, the wolf dog held by animal control since last Wednesday, will not be euthanized.
The wolf-dog met the media Tuesday, panting but content.
The effort continued Tuesday to catch an animal described as a wolf-dog hybrid on the loose in Northeast Philadelphia.
Angola 's 'wolf dogs' replace some human guards.
It s a dog-eat-dog world a lesson this wolf pack is learning the hard way.
MOUNT VERNON — A void in Lori Beach's heart was filled on Saturday when Jade 's Place Dog Agility Playground was dedicated at Wolf Run Regional Park's Bark Park.