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Old September 12th, 2007, 08:13 PM
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Can you help me identify my dog?

Hello and umm.. good night
Forgive me for any spelling error or grammatical as it's 03:55 AM on my realm.

Anyhow, I was wondering if you can help me:
I have a dog named Spike. I think he's a Pitbull but the black spots confuses me and got me thinking that maybe he is a Pitbull mixed with Dalmation or perhaps even a Dogo Argentino?

I searched the web but that got me even more confused.
Thank you so much!

P.S: I'm really not good at identifying dogs breed so if it is too obvious, My appologies.









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Old September 13th, 2007, 11:41 PM
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He really looks like he might have some American Bulldog in him. How much does he weigh and do you have any clear pictures of him from the side of him just standing?
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Old September 13th, 2007, 11:47 PM
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No clue but what a cutie!
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Old September 13th, 2007, 11:49 PM
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I can see where you might think Dalmation in the head shape of the second to last picture (looks like he was dawglet-aged then) and his colouring though I have seen lots of white with black markings Staff mixes. Spike is a handsome boy!!
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Old September 14th, 2007, 06:03 AM
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Hi!

First of all thank you for answering back.
As to your question(s), Spike is 9 months old and weighs about 30 Kg or about 66 pounds in a quick calculation.

I'm afraid I don't have many pictures of him standing as he does tend to sleep all day long and be more active at night but here's what I got and the rest is for pure entertainment.

I will try to capture more pictures from the side, he is a mystery from my point of view and people are always amazed by his look and children always stop to pet him.

Spike as a puppy listening to a dial tune:
http://youtube.com/watch?v=N-MiwV9YHHw

Spike as a puppy plays with an orange:
http://youtube.com/watch?v=Rq6BmjBHX9s

Pictures:
So Tired:


Play Time:


I Shy:


I love you:


Profile:


Soaking up the sun:


Teddy love:


The dots are even inside of him:


Shower Time:
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Old September 14th, 2007, 07:27 AM
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He looks like he has a lot of personality
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Old September 14th, 2007, 10:12 AM
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Boxer????

Regardless, he's some cute!!! Those are great pics!
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Old September 14th, 2007, 11:41 AM
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Don't know his legitimate mix, but I think he is snuggles mixed with love and a pinch of personality mixed in.
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Old September 14th, 2007, 11:54 AM
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I vote for mixt cutie/adorable
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Old September 14th, 2007, 01:15 PM
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Boxer????

Regardless, he's some cute!!! Those are great pics!
Boxer is my first thought too - not purebred - but I see a LOT of Boxer in Spike. Who is adorable!
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Old September 14th, 2007, 08:14 PM
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I'm gonna stick with American Bulldog/Pit Bull. My BF's American Bulldog is very "spotty" and has NO Dalmatian in him at all. Spots on the skin are very common on white Bullies.
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Old September 16th, 2007, 11:58 AM
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I do thank you all for your help !
I really appreciate it.
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Old September 16th, 2007, 12:26 PM
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Looks like he does have some Pittie in him - either way what a beautiful mix.

and those are some really cute pix.
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Old September 16th, 2007, 01:03 PM
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He looks like he has a lot of personality

I agree. Pittie crossed with whatever.....he is definitely adorable. I love the "I Shy" pic.
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Old September 16th, 2007, 05:28 PM
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i see american bulldog...... another cute-orable mix !!!!
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Old September 16th, 2007, 06:07 PM
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What a cutie! He seems so sweet and has tons of personality. Enjoy!

I agree with the Pitt and American Bulldog cross suggestion. I don't think he has dalmatian but he does appear to have a potential third mix.

Have a great time with him.

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Old September 21st, 2007, 04:27 PM
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I definitely agree. American bulldog for sure, but not sure what else...He's definitely pretty big, possible mastiff mix too! I have a friend with an american/mastiff cross, and she looks very similar)

Super cute too!!
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Old September 23rd, 2007, 09:53 AM
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My best guess would be Boxer with Dalmation. He has a Boxer type head, but his snout is too long, although he does have the typical Boxer upturned nose. His body looks like a heavy Dalmation, esp, with the spots. I know there are several breeds with spots like this, but these really look like Dalmation spots. You say he is about 60+ lbs. That is too big for a Staffie, I know they are heavy dogs, but they are not really that tall.

I saw a Staffie at the show this weekend, cutest thing, it just sort of skipped along around the ring, such a happy dog.

Whatever he is, I am sure you love'em to bits, no wonder, he is so sweet
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Old September 23rd, 2007, 10:53 AM
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I see Staff and American Bulldog and possible Dogo but a bit small for a dogo. But incredibly cute and looks like a real toughie with the teddy bear.
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Old September 24th, 2007, 01:44 AM
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Looks like Dogo Argentino crossed with either Pit Bull or American Bulldog. No Dalmation in your dog.

The Dogo can also have black spots on/under/in their white coats, same with many bully breeds. And I know an American Bulldog that is a little less stocky/not quite the full blocky head than breed standard.
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Old October 15th, 2007, 01:29 AM
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Hmmm.... I don't think dalmatian. I owned a dal for 11 years and the spots are more distict on dals. The body shap is not dal either. I also think american bull and pit bull. Whatever he is, he's a cutie!!!!
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Old October 20th, 2007, 11:56 PM
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He's gorgeous no matter what he is... keep the pictures coming!
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Old October 21st, 2007, 08:01 AM
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I'd have to agree with those that said AmBull, maybe mixed with APBT. It's not at all strange to see black spots, I've seen numerous AmBulls and APBTs with the same colouring whose lineage is known, so no Dal mixed in.

His size would also suggest and AmBull (mix)......he's incredibly cute either way.
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Old October 21st, 2007, 08:11 AM
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no clue...a white dog with poke-o-dots and alot of personality....
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Old October 21st, 2007, 12:08 PM
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well,, i think he is a pit bull, mixed in with some dalmation and terrier in him some wheres, handsome dog though
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