Gray wolf with striking amber eyes
Photo by Christopher Ives


Promise and Tundra, wolf brothers, arrived at Earthfire from an animal talent business that could no longer care for them. Even though they are brothers, their personalities are very different.

Promise is magnificent, self-confident and outgoing, though he can take a long time to warm up to strangers and new caretakers. To our amazement, when the unrelated wolf puppies were born to Destiny and Tanaka at Earthfire in April of 2021, he adopted all six of them with a fierce possessiveness and continues to take tremendous joy in their company. They have become HIS pack.

Animal Fact

Wolves can live up to 13 years in the wild and 16 years in captivity (International Wolf Center).

Photos of Promise

Stories About Promise

Note: Many of our posts are collections of stories about multiple animals at Earthfire. The animal you’re looking for may not be shown in these post previews, but each post does contain a relevant story. 

Two orphaned and hairless baby squirrels

Tiny arms intertwined with one another, the two orphaned baby squirrels lay sleeping. I gently disentangled the little girl for a feeding. So tiny they fit into one half of...

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