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Help Me Determine My Dog's Color!

mittens1997
February 4th, 2013, 10:14 PM
Meet Dakota ^^ She is a year and a half old dog.

Her mom was anatlolian shepherd/ maremma X.
Her dad is a mystery.

Also, if anyone has any idea for breeds she could be, feel free to tell me!

And her color- I don't know what it is!

http://i1082.photobucket.com/albums/j367/mittens1997/IMG_6263.jpg
http://i1082.photobucket.com/albums/j367/mittens1997/IMG_5614_zps6c9c18f4.jpg
http://i1082.photobucket.com/albums/j367/mittens1997/IMG_5555_zps44776191.jpg
http://i1082.photobucket.com/albums/j367/mittens1997/IMG_5553_zps763e8b63.jpg
http://i1082.photobucket.com/albums/j367/mittens1997/IMG_5552_zpsed32fa66.jpg

growler~GateKeeper
February 4th, 2013, 10:36 PM
Dakota is adorable :lovestruck:
Colour I would say White/black/cream
The wide white collar of fur he has looks very much like a Collie's
:2cents:

marko
February 5th, 2013, 06:34 AM
Hmmm I see a few possible breeds in that face and body (husky, collie)....so i say heinz 57 :D
Super-cute whatever she is made of :)

Longblades
February 5th, 2013, 07:47 AM
I think in some breeds she'd be simply a tri-colour. White, black (with shadings) and a bit of brown. When you have a mix and don't know the components it's hard to say. Breeds call their colours, which may appear to be the same, different names. For instance Labs can be yellow but Golden Retrievers are called golden and they can be very much the same colour.

Pretty girl. Looks like she is happy to have her photo taken. :)

Marty11
February 5th, 2013, 08:09 AM
collie/australian shepherd/husky? She is beautiful whatever she is? I love her coloring.

Barkingdog
February 5th, 2013, 08:59 AM
Dakota is adorable :lovestruck:
Colour I would say White/black/cream
The wide white collar of fur he has looks very much like a Collie's
:2cents:

Maybe part border collie I thinking the nose would be pointier if is was a collie like Lassie . It is a beauitful dog. I loves the dog fur.

Rgeurts
February 5th, 2013, 09:21 AM
She's adorable! I agree that the white collar looks Collie, but she definitely looks like she has some northern breed in her (Siberian Husky, Malamute possible?). If so, her color would be sable (some call it wolf sable. A combination of black/grey/white with brown highlights and undercoat)Either way, she's gorgeous :lovestruck: :cloud9:

http://www.google.ca/imgres?imgurl=http://cdn.mysmelly.com/image:/sitefs/perm/pi/b/q/x/n/401.330.0_rb9yrscctqtt.jpg&imgrefurl=http://mysmelly.com/content/dogs/alaskan-malamute.htm&h=236&w=330&sz=25&tbnid=yBuLKXz0ZAVawM:&tbnh=90&tbnw=126&zoom=1&usg=__eNM-5PJHQJChtY0vtPEB7Anr2qY=&docid=f4hY4AiVeYZXeM&sa=X&ei=ASQRUbunNYXu2QWJ3YCADw&ved=0CDoQ9QEwAw&dur=765


http://www.google.ca/imgres?imgurl=http://www.kwestmals.com/aa_sable.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.kwestmals.com/malcoatcolor.html&h=410&w=450&sz=49&tbnid=w3K3zX1IfH50iM:&tbnh=90&tbnw=99&zoom=1&usg=__16Uzx75baL-wTtDcTYugBdiMLNY=&docid=pAO2lDVFFMwyHM&sa=X&ei=uiIRUfuYJ63g2wXBgIHoBA&ved=0CDcQ9QEwAg&dur=7379

growler~GateKeeper
February 6th, 2013, 12:17 AM
Her mom was anatlolian shepherd/ maremma X.
Her dad is a mystery.

Maybe part border collie I thinking the nose would be pointier if is was a collie like Lassie . It is a beauitful dog. I loves the dog fur.

The OP knows the breeds of the mother of her dog, the mother's breed combination would account for the more blunt/shorter nose, she's just looking for what the dad could possibly be :dog:

Dakota looks very much like an Anatolian Shepherd (http://www.dogbreedinfo.com/anatolianshepherd.htm) that's where the northern breed looks come in, the other breed of the mom the Maremma Sheepdog (http://www.dogbreedinfo.com/maremmasheepdog.htm) is not as evident.

Dad likely provided the wide white collar, the longer fur, feathering of the fur on the legs & tail as well as come of the colouring

Barkingdog
February 6th, 2013, 08:40 AM
Dakota is adorable :lovestruck:
Colour I would say White/black/cream
The wide white collar of fur he has looks very much like a Collie's
:2cents:

I see a little grey and some tan or orange around the dog face and on his hind leg. I wonder how you would describe the dog color for ID purposes if the OP wanted put it on microchip .

Rgeurts
February 6th, 2013, 10:11 AM
I see a little grey and some tan or orange around the dog face and on his hind leg. I wonder how you would describe the dog color for ID purposes if the OP wanted put it on microchip .

Tri-color :)

Barkingdog
February 6th, 2013, 12:19 PM
Tri-color :)

Yeah, that would work.

Koteburo
February 6th, 2013, 04:11 PM
Looks white, black, black speckled and cream to me :p
She's so beautiful. I loved the pics! She looks so innocent and happy :lovestruck:

mittens1997
February 6th, 2013, 06:57 PM
Oh, this might help in determining the breed!

This is Dakota's mom: http://i1082.photobucket.com/albums/j367/mittens1997/8934baa_20_zps21414a30.jpg

This is Dakota (when she was like a month or two old) http://i1082.photobucket.com/albums/j367/mittens1997/3007i81_20-1_zps99ef3e2a.jpg

The rest are her siblings:

http://i1082.photobucket.com/albums/j367/mittens1997/667610c_20_zpsaab26054.jpghttp://i1082.photobucket.com/albums/j367/mittens1997/78942ih_20_zps0ede98c7.jpghttp://i1082.photobucket.com/albums/j367/mittens1997/20012i3_20-1_zps03f33c21.jpghttp://i1082.photobucket.com/albums/j367/mittens1997/9964da_20_zps6abd6606.jpghttp://i1082.photobucket.com/albums/j367/mittens1997/5217hkm_20-1_zps4732a79d.jpg

minmin12
February 10th, 2013, 05:46 AM
Whooops she/he anyway shepherd mix black, white and brown the big part about your dog is daddy is no longer a mystery border collie look at the spots on snout and the fur is that of a border collie and if this dog is hyper even at age 4 then Border Collie a frisbie dog. Take a look around for anymore small black spots sometimes these spots could mean your wild child may be a blue healer too:grouphug: