Although the Direwolves from the popular television show “Game of Thrones” is a fictional animal, there are some who think there is a pooch from Florida who is one. This is because of his size that allows him to tower over people.
Yuki the wolf-dog
Standing at five feet and four inches, Yuki is one of the tallest dogs there is. However, he is not a Direwolf, as most folks would believe.
He is a wolf-dog, which is a mix of a Gray Wolf, German Shepherd, and Siberian Husky.
Yuki was rescued by the Shy Wolf Sanctuary at Naples, Florida, after he was left in an animal shelter. He was brought to the shelter by his former owners because they were unable to care for him any longer.
Luckily for the pooch, the shelter contacted the sanctuary about his presence, and he was able to be moved there to live a better life.
Just another dog
Although this pooch is bigger than most dogs out there, Yuki is still just like any other four-legged friend we have. He is fiercely protective.
He cares deeply about the people who have taken him in and shows that by being an excellent guard dog for them.
However, there is still a playful side to this big dog. He spends a lot of his time with the volunteers in the sanctuary and enjoys playing with them. He also loves to howl for no reason, adding his voice to the other wolf-dogs he stays with.
Even though Yuki has gone viral because of the hype of looking like a Direwolf from “Game of Thrones,” he is not the only dog of his kind.
The Shy Wolf Sanctuary is home to a lot more others that people in the area can visit and interact with. The Sanctuary also hopes to take in more she-wolf dogs to give them the care that they need.