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I have this problem with wolves, happening within on Single Player mode.

What happens is, I friend the wolf with between 1-5 bones. Simple right?

Then, I log out of MC, and come back a couple days later. I go to my wolf, who I last left sitting in place. Right clicking does nothing. I can't get him to get up, he won't respond. I tried drowning him and running away, in hopes he would "teleport" to me, but he just stands there and drowns. Fine. I kill him in the end.

Is this a glitch? Is there any way to fix this?

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There are a few glitches with wolves:

  • Who they respond to is case sensitive, whereas your login is not. Try to use the same capitalisation when logging in.

  • When logging in, they appear to be sitting but are actually standing, try right clicking multiple times to fix the animation glitch.

  • An extension to the first glitch, when playing in offline mode, your username is Player. This ne change will cause wolves not to recognise you.

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Thanks. Does this mean I have to kill the wolf? – waifu Jan 25 '12 at 22:50

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