It does look like at least a partial match with the Mountain Cur. Of course, we'll need lots and lots of pics while he's growing up...just to make sure.
(You know, fair warning and all...
"We are--each of us--dying; it's how we live in the meantime that makes the difference."
"It's not what you gather, but what you scatter that tells what kind of life you have lived!"
"Be kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle."