Because the Lycan Shepherd is a mix of three different dog breeds, it is difficult to predict with certainty the personality and temperament of a particular lycan pooch.
Regardless, you can expect a Lycan Shepherd to be fiercely loyal, affectionate and attentive to the needs of its family. And it is these aforementioned qualities that make the Lycan Shepherd ideal as a companion, rescue and assistance or guide dog.
The Lycan Shepherd demands constant attention and may not react too well to being left in solitude for long periods. The Lycan Shepherd is a bundle of energy and is being bred to receive commands, hence this is one pooch that isn’t going to be content with lying around all day.
Due to the Lycan Shepherd’s tall height, this pooch may not do too well in small apartments. And, the Lycan Shepherd has aggressive tendencies, especially when it is stressed; Hence, this may not necessarily be the best pooch for homes with small children. Furthermore, this dog’s unpredictable behavior makes it unsuitable for first-time dog owners.
Also, the Lycan Shepherd has a naturally high prey drive. And coupled with the fact that this pooch has a tendency to favour specific members of the family, you may want to avoid bringing this doggie into highly populated homes.
As obtainable with the parent breeds, the Lycan Shepherd is highly intelligent and can be trained to obey doggie commands, walk on a leash or use a potty.
However, this high level of intelligence can sometimes bring out the stubborn streak in a Lycan Shepherd, which makes training a considerably tougher affair. Regardless, with the use of positive reinforcement to reward acts of obedience, this pooch can be trained, and you can expect your training to be quite effective.
The Lycan Shepherd is very alert, and doesn’t hesitate to bark, therefore this pooch will make for an excellent watchdog.
Additionally, the Lycan Shepherd’s excellent physical form and inherent bravery makes it well suited to protect the home from attacks by intruders.