Wolves have longer, thicker canine teeth than dogs (14, 15). If you look carefully at the number of teeth wolves have, you will be surprised to learn that it’s the same with dogs’. But the dogs … Humans have 5 million olfactory receptors, dogs have 220 million, 44 times more than humans. (2) Researchers found that wolves are better observers than dogs in experiments, but dogs are better at following human instructions. Wolves have larger teeth than that of dogs. As Albert Einstein said, "Do not judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree". (This article was originally written in Dutch by me. Their jaw and skull are also a bit larger than dogs’. ANSWER: Wolves are also only reproductively active once a year, whereas dogs can cycle multiple times. So, I was intrigued when I read a new study that said wolves are more intelligent in some ways than Loretta Lou and all her canine peeps. Are dogs the stupid descendants of wolves? In fact, wolves can be quite intelligent, they just don’t care too much about humans, and therefore perform poorly in tasks that require them to engage socially with us. Similarly, if not judging a dog by its ability to please its human owner, Dog would turn out to be a total loser in comparison to Wolves. The study, which was published in the September 2017 journal of Scientific Reports, is by an international team of … Dogs generally have 20% smaller heads and 30% smaller brains than wolves are much smarter than the average dog. "The results of our study suggest that domestication has affected the causal understanding of our dogs," said biologist Michelle Lampe from Radboud University in the Netherlands. Their molars are also larger and more fully developed. Of course, … In both tasks, dogs looked back at humans earlier than the wolves did, and for greater duration. Their molars are also larger and more fully developed. If dogs have better social intelligence across the board, they should do better than the wolves at learning by example and getting at the treat. Probably because Dogs have been bred to become dependent on humans. Average dogs are less intelligent than are their wolf counterparts. This is not to say that wolves are not intelligent. Pound for pound wolves are stronger, have better endurance, have a much greater bite force, and are faster than all but a very select few breeds of dog. Selectively bred high-content wolf dogs. The Intelligence of Wolves (includes Wolves, Coyotes, Foxes, Dogs and Hyenas) Wolves are better problem solvers than Dogs. Dogs literally "see" the world through their nose. Yet, wolves’ teeth tend to be stronger and larger. A simple question with a complex answer? But, she added, that doesn't necessarily mean wolves are inherently more intelligent than dogs. Wolves actually have a cognitive understanding of cause and effect whereas dogs do not and it may have something to do with the process of domestication. For their body size, coyotes have larger brains than wolves or domestic dogs, but one has to be very careful making assertions about intelligence using just brain size. (3) The only time when wolfdogs are added to the dog intelligence list, they come in first with border collie in second place.