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Those of you with mixed breeds...

Discussion in 'General Dog Discussions' started by Kit, Feb 19, 2012.

  1. SweetPerks24

    SweetPerks24 Big Dog

    Karma was (and still is sometimes) a Beagle. lol (she weighs in at around 65-70 lbs., beagle on steroids maybe?)
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    And for some reason, I've had two different times where it was insisted that Cassie is a "border collie". lol I guess because of her markings...but still....that's a long shot in the dark to me....

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  2. K9 Love

    K9 Love Good Dog

    Sweetperks - Holy shit! That's one big beagle!! Is Karma papered? Did you see the parents? Is it possible Karma's maybe some kind of mix of Foxhound and Beagle? American Foxhound, English Foxhound and both class heights of beagle 13 and 15 inches all have similar colouring and body type, but are all just different heights (kind of, obviously there's more, but very similar at least).

    If Karma's a papered Beagle, that's CRAZY! Lol :D
     
  3. SweetPerks24

    SweetPerks24 Big Dog

    HAHA! She's a bonafide papered rescue. lol l I just meant that's what people tell me she is when we're out. She's actually 1/2 generic pitbull (mom) and we're not sure about dad. We were told dad was a "lab" (we never saw dad) lol, but I can't believe there's not SOME kind of hound dog in here...I mean, check out those ears!! lol Whatever she is, she's a pretty mutt, and we love her! :) She's listed on vet paperwork as a hound mix. lol I LOVE our vet btw. haha

    Crazy thing is, she was the only puppy in the entire litter with her coloring. All her sibilings (11 of them!) were much stockier, and black/white markings. They look nothing like her now that they're older, makes me wonder if it was a litter with two daddies maybe? who knows.....?
     
  4. Kamdon

    Kamdon GRCH Dog

    Kahlee gets called a boxer. Really? I dont see it.

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  5. JakesMom5332

    JakesMom5332 Little Dog

    Well I actually had someone argue with me that my Conman was a great dane mix, while another told me he was a wolf hybrid. Both times all I could do was laugh and tell them that I have quite a few AKC judges who I'm going to have to write and tell them they made a huge mistake!
     
  6. OBIWAN_dza

    OBIWAN_dza Little Dog

    Dakota does sorta kinda look like a husky with a close cut IF u dnt kno what a husky looks like lol but alice i can see why ppl would guess boxer
     
  7. sreeder714

    sreeder714 Puppy

    I can not get over how much your dog looks like mine! Her ears don't stand, but she is almost a spitting image otherwise! I've had several people asked if she is a great dane pup. Unless her previous owners lied, she's not, but who knows! All I know is she is huge, and beautiful.
     
  8. AmberL

    AmberL Good Dog

    I have a rabbit mix and a hippo mix....
     
  9. rosieposie

    rosieposie Puppy

    hahahaha, love it. Other pitbulls probably haven't heard of it...
     
  10. catchrcall

    catchrcall Good Dog Staff Member

    I think there might be a little Walker in the woodpile with this one, especially if she's got some leg to her. Can't really tell sitting.

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    With my Beetle dog I usually don't even get a guess. Just an "What is that? It's huge!"

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  11. Link

    Link Little Dog

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    Link always gets called a whippet X
     
  12. ownedbyBOO

    ownedbyBOO Little Dog

    I have been informed Boo is a "poorly bred" english lab, a boxer/black lab and a beagle/boxer.

    Myfrenchie was usually an english bull dog/chihuahua mix.
     
  13. Celestial88

    Celestial88 Good Dog

    I honestly don't see Boxer at all... and a new guess for Dakota, Black and Tan Coonhound.

    I wouldn't blame a Alaskan Husky guess, some do resemble him a bit (long legs, slender, markings to an extent) but so few folks actually know what they are and they do vary greatly.
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  14. SweetPerks24

    SweetPerks24 Big Dog

    Very well could be, she has pretty long legs. I don't really know much about the different types of tallish hounds. She is completely covered in "ticking" on her skin under her fur too, very "houndish". You wouldn't really guess there's any "pitbull" in her at all really, unless she's standing next to one. lol Her body shape is just a slightly stretched out version of a pitbull, but her head shape is all hound dog. She got big too, we were sure there was beagle there at first, but she's much too big for any beagle I've ever seen. lol
     
  15. MJJean

    MJJean GRCH Dog

    Seriously? I happen to love Frenchies so that kind of stuns me. But I think terrible breed guesses happen a lot with the Frenchies because we ran into a Frenchie on our walk through the state park. I said "Awww, look! It's a Frenchie!" and asked if I could give the lil dude some love. His owner was very obviously pleasantly surprised and said almost no one who sees him gets his breed right.

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    He looks so serious! What the heck is he?
     
  16. catchrcall

    catchrcall Good Dog Staff Member

    I don't have the paper with me but let's see if I remember. It would be 1/2 Dogo, 1/8 Staghound. 1/8 Wolfhound, 1/8 Bulldog, 1/16 Bull terrier and 1/16 Dane. I think that all adds up right.

    Her father comes from Austrailia, they use a different kind of hog dog over there but she works just fine as a catch dog over here. Fastest dog I've ever owned.
     
  17. ownedbyBOO

    ownedbyBOO Little Dog

    based on your first pic, there may be some chupacabra in there to get that topline.

    It could be my laptop though.

    but I bet a chupacabra mix would be a great catch dog
     
  18. catchrcall

    catchrcall Good Dog Staff Member

    She has a ridge of long wirey hair that goes down her back. When she gets wet the smoothe hair lays down but that wirey wolfhound hair will stay standing up. It's pretty cool looking when I get a decent picture. We call her our dinosaur dog. First, because cleaning her kennel is like picking up after a dinosaur, second because she has this teeth popping habit that sounds like something from Jurassic park.
     
  19. RockerPit

    RockerPit Little Dog

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    She's a Shepherd Mutt.
    The weirdest guesses I've gotten are Dingo, Pit Bull and Basenji.
     
  20. Kit

    Kit Good Dog

    Do you have any other pics?
    From that one, she looks quite a bit like Frankie.

    Someone told me that night that she would be suprised if Frankie wasn't 100% Pit. She didn't see any Shepherd in her.
    I think I'm going to go with Pit/Shep/Lab...or Pit LaShep...LOL
     

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