You should expect to pay a premium for a puppy with breeding rights or even for a puppy advertised as show quality with papers. You should budget anywhere from $1,500 upwards to $5,000 or even more for a Wolf Hybrid with top breed lines and a superior pedigree. The average cost for all Wolf Hybrids sold is $700.
Besides, can you legally own a pet wolf?
It is illegal to own a pure wolf in the United States; they are classified as an endangered and regulated species. While it is legal to own a 98%/2% wolf-dog federally, many states, counties, and cities are outlawing all wolves and wolf-dogs. Any wolf or wolf-dog found within these areas is immediately killed.
What does it mean by higher content wolf dog?
Raising wolf-dogs. Training wolf mixes can be very different than dog training, depending on “content level,” which refers to how much wolf is in the hybrid. Hodanish explains, “A high content wolf-dog is mostly wolf with a small amount of dog, and a low content wolf-dog is mostly dog with a small amount of wolf.”