Perro Lobo Herreno

Other names

Hierran Wolfdog

Life expectancy

11 years

Age adult

30 months

Height (Shoulder height)

53 cm


23 kg

Coat texture

medium length / undercoat

Coat color

black&white, wolf color

Common illnesses

no diseases known for this breed

Food expenses per month in €

about € 52

Suitable for children

Rather not

Needs a garden

Rather yes

Hunting motivated / needs alternative employment

Rather yes

First dog suitable

Rather not

Allergy friendly

Rather not


Very atletic


Needs much attention

Care and grooming

Low grooming effort

Eager to learn



Needs a lot of exercise


vivacious / robust / nervous / confident

Bred for

shepherd dog

Common illnesses

no diseases known for this breed

Dog type according to FCI

not FCI approved

FCI description

Not FCI Approved

Short description

The Perro Lobo Herreno or Hierran Wolfdog is a feisty, very noisy, robust and loyal dog with fast reflexes. He is very shy around strangers, however does not attack without reason. He is very loyal to his owners and other family members. He was used as a shepherd dog in the Canary Islands.

This information is indicative and adheres to the breed standard. Each animal is an individual and has a personal character, as well as its own needs. Thus, a breed is not a guarantee of certain behaviors, etc.