Welcome to the Wolf Science Center (WSC)

The research triangle of the WSC: wolf, dog and human connected by relationship, history and development; in the center cooperation and emotion

The Wolf Science Center was founded to investigate the common characteristics shared by wolf, dog and man. Our wolves and dogs are hand raised by our scientists and take part in regular tasks concerning cooperation and cognition. Thus we maintain a close and mutually satisfying relationship, that enables us to explore the cognitive capabilities of our animals and keeps them alive as well as mentally and physically fit.

Come to visit us at the Wildpark Ernstbrunn (deer/game/wildlife park) near to Vienna and watch some of our scientific  activities and interactions with the wolves or take part/participate in one of our programs

News / WSC-News

Bashira und Hakima picked an owner!

Who let the dogs out?! (24.09.2013, Rita Takács und Christina Mayer)

Da wir hier am WSC kein Tier zu etwas zwingen, haben wir Baschira und Hakima in Frühpensionn geschickt. Diese zwei, uns sehr ans Herz gewachsenen Hunde, fühlen sich in menschlicher Obhut wohler als im Rudel, somit dürfen Sie ab sofort bei einer unserer Trainerinnen, Christina Mayer und einer Studentin, Lena Schaidl, leben.

News / Dates

13.11.2014, Foto-Shooting

With the camera into the wolf enclosure
Taking a picture of the young she-wolf Una

Take your own photos of the wolves - all individual and at close range! Our wolves are experienced and very well socialized "models".

Support

Support the Wolf Science Center!

Our wolves are glad for any kind of support

Share our joy of the thrilling work with wolves, dogs an humans! You support by financial participation our attempt to set new standards in the wolf science and -keeping.

About us / Our wolves

Geronimo

Beautiful & Shy
Our most beautiful wolf – Geronimo

Geronimo is beautiful and he knows it. A dream for every wolf photographer! He has a great aversion to strangers - but loves to get scratched for hours by people he trusts. Due to his strong leadership - whether he is with Tatonga or just with Kenai …

About us / Our dogs

Yera

Better with man
Yera looks into the far with hanging ears

Yera looks a little bit like  Meru  after a diet. The similarity can be transferred as well to the calm temper, a feature of both. It became apparent in the tests, that he is a very person-oriented dog. For this and other reasons we "got him out" …

Must have / Shop

DVD Set "Together with wolves under a blanket" ("Mit Wölfen unter einer Decke")

"Universum" Documentation about the Wolf Science Center

For one year the Wolf Science Center was accompanied by the "Universum"-Team.

In this documentation you will get an insight into the impressive research on the mental and social abilities of dogs and wolves and the hand-raising of wolf-puppies!