A LOYAL PROTECTOR THAT VALUES ITS PACK
As a social-oriented land animal, the spirit wolf puts its pack and ones closest to them first. Sharp instincts and keen intelligence make it a great "team player", offering safety and protection to its clan. At the same time, it is highly communal and loves to play with those around it. Fiercely loyal, it lives to protect its loved ones and usually mates for life. It is believed that the spirit wolf appears in your life as a reminder to listen to your instincts and go deep into your soul in order to attend to your own wellbeing. If you feel someone is not being sincere or doesn’t have your best interest at heart, trust your gut. Further, this could also be a sign you aren't being sincere and true to your deepest beliefs, and are going against what you intrinsically know to be your authentic self. Pause and pay attention to your inner voice for it will always point you in the right direction.
The wolf’s essence lies in its loyalty, instincts, and protective nature. Its kin and clan are everything to this animal and it will go to great lengths to protect its loved ones. The spirit wolf is unique in that it oscillates from being very social and harnesses teamwork, but also values independence and flourishes on its own, without the pressure of others.
Turn to your spirit wolf guide animal whenever you feel lost, misguided or deceived. It can shed light on your emotional state and bring attention to the issues that might be causing an emotional imbalance. Due to its capacity for creating deep emotional bonds, the spirit wolf's appearance in your life could mean there is a threat from someone around you or that your romantic life or friendships are lacking in trust or loyalty, according to shamanic beliefs. Take some time to sit with yourself and become intimately acquainted with your inner voice to find the answers you are looking for.
The traits of the wolf are Opportunistic, Territorial, Survivor, Wise, Leader, Reliable, and Faithful.