Woof Tales


Below are true and fictional stories about wolfdogs that have been published in the newsletter over the years. We hope you enjoy them as much as we have.

  • Ain't Easy Being Wolf
    This 10-part, 64-page novella is a work of fiction by NLA member Kent Ferrell that was published in several issues of the newsletter from 2012-2015.

  • Attacked by Razorback Hogs
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  • My First Steps: Becoming a Wolfdog Owner
    Published in 2016 in the National Lupine News, we have reprinted this article here in the hopes that future and current owners might be able to learn more about wolfdog behavior and training techniques from Eliezer and Yari.

  • Old Count: A Wolf to Remember
    This is an excerpt from the book Slave to a Pack of Wolves, written by Gordon K Smith, the creator of the GKS line of wolfdogs in the 1970s and '80s. He tells the story of how he became a breeder and identifies some of his early trials and tribulations, paying particular attention to how difficult it was creating a line that (1) bred true and (2) he was satisfied with.

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