Are dogs faster runners than wolves?
Some sorts of dogs are faster others are slower.
On average, a wolf runs at about 45 miles per hour, but the fastest wolf ever clocked was a black timber wolf timed at 56 miles per hour. The fastest dog breed is the greyhound which can hit approximately 34 miles per hour.
How can some dogs be smaller than wolves? How can some dogs be faster than wolves? How can some dogs be more docile than wolves? There is one answer that explains it all, thousands upon thousands of years of isolated populations of domesticated wolves(aka dogs) undergoing strict selective breeding by human beings in various locations. The result of this is the most diverse animal on the planet.
Wolves howl, dogs bark Wolves are generally taller than dogs Wolves live in packs in the wild, dogs live by themselves Wolves are more intelligent than dogs, but are also more aggressive towards humans. Wolves hunt for prey, dogs usually eat leftovers and are not much of hunters of live prey. Wolves and dogs can interbreed. The German Shepherd is one of the best examples of a wonderful house dog that can be trained to…
Wolves are similar to dogs in almost every aspect of their biology; in fact, wolves can be thought of an a non-domesticated breed of dog. Domestic dogs can interbreed with wolves, which in biological terms means that they belong to the same species. Some breeds of dog resemble wolves more than others, of course. A husky is a lot like a wolf. There are other breeds which have much less physical resemblance to wolves, such…
Wolves are the wild relatives of dogs. I'm pretty sure they have stronger and larger jaws than large dogs and they also have thick coats and long legs to run great distances. Wolves have large lungs so they can keep running for long periods of time, and they howl at the moon to find each other during a hunt.
Greyhounds are much faster, but do not have the stamina and staying power of wolves. They evolved to hunt their prey in a different way. The ancestor to the greyhound by speed. The wolf by persistance in patient pursuit until the prey gives up. Wolves are more concerned about stealth than speed, anyway. Greyhounds don't have to hunt prey.