Wolves of the world . Ethiopian wolves are canids, but not actual members of the wolf species. All true wolves (including domestic dogs) are listed under CANIS LUPUS, while the Ethiopian wolf is listed under CANIS SIMENSIS.
Wolfs- I had a Shepherd part wolf and it was the most gentle and loving dog ever. It kept my outside cats warm during the winter by letting them cuddle with him. I never had or ever will have a dog as great as him.
sole ancestor of the dog, which was first domesticated in the Middle East. Dogs are the wolf's closest relative (the genetic divergence between gray wolves & dogs is only as opposed to over between gray wolves, Ethiopian wolves & coyot.