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Old July 12th, 2010, 01:11 PM
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What kind of puppy am I?

Hi! We just adopted this pup, Cosmo, from a rescue group. They said that he was roaming the streets, and no one had claimed him for a month. We adore him, but no one is sure what breeds he is. People think German Shepherd, Siberian Husky, Rottweiler, etc. Any thoughts? He's got such distinctive markings. We did send away for the DNA - results in three weeks, for what it's worth.

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Old July 12th, 2010, 01:20 PM
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i would venture a guess at sheppar/ akita or sheppard husky,not seeing rottie..definately a handsome young man,,,and thank you for rescuing him.
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Old July 12th, 2010, 01:34 PM
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I see husky/GSD. Gorgeous babe!
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Old July 12th, 2010, 01:39 PM
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lol,,it was the first pic i was seeing akita in but hmmmm the pics changed..
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Old July 12th, 2010, 02:01 PM
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Ha ha, yes, I thought I'd try to get a close up in there, but I added the other back. Thanks for the comments!
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Old July 12th, 2010, 03:01 PM
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I have an Akita X and I don't see Akita in your boy. I see GSD/Husky. He sure is cute. I love the white tips. Thank you for rescuing him and please let us know what his DNA results show.
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Old July 12th, 2010, 05:24 PM
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I don't see any rottweiler or akita.

I second (or third, or fourth ) shepherd/husky. Or just call him an alaskan husky instead of a siberian AH's are mixbreeds of anything that can run fast for racing...sometimes not even much husky left in them. Your fellow looks much more husky than many of the AH's do.
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Old July 12th, 2010, 09:48 PM
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He looks like he's been wading in white paint! What a doll!

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Whatever he is, he sure is cute!! I would also guess GSD/Husky.

Keep us posted from what you hear back from the results!
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Old July 13th, 2010, 03:59 AM
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You know, it could just be lack of sleep, but at this hour he has a definite flavor of Bernese Mtn Dog...maybe x with husky?

He's just as cute as he was earlier, though
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Old July 13th, 2010, 07:09 AM
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You know, it could just be lack of sleep, but at this hour he has a definite flavor of Bernese Mtn Dog...maybe x with husky?

He's just as cute as he was earlier, though
I think that's just his colour talking to you I don't see BMD at all. Others with similar colouring could be Kelpie, Border Collie or Australian Shepherd but I don't see any of them either.

He's gorgeous whatever he is I have a couple I'll never know for sure about either (Thunder & Flash).
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Old July 13th, 2010, 12:10 PM
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Thanks all. Much appreciated! I'll update the thread when I get the DNA results back. Not sure how accurate they'll be, but it should be fun to get them!
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Old July 13th, 2010, 12:13 PM
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I'm interested to see how accurate they seem to be. I have been interested in testing my dog, Connor, this way for a while. Never heard of anyone who did it before though, so I was nervous it wasn't worth it!
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My guess is Siberian Husky/GSD and some Rottie, but who knows? There was an article not too long ago that said you can't tell by looks what breeds are involved, so it will be interesting to see what the DNA results say. He is a handsome guy!
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Old July 15th, 2010, 03:54 PM
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Gorgeous pup, that's for sure! Hmm, I'm seeing border collie and shepherd...either way, what a cute guy!
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Maybe it's because I own one but ... he looks like a fluffy Kelpie , so maybe Kelpie mix with something else ? I don't have a good picture of my Sienna but I found one on the web :
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Old July 15th, 2010, 05:09 PM
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Maybe it's because I own one but ... he looks like a fluffy Kelpie , so maybe Kelpie mix with something else ? I don't have a good picture of my Sienna but I found one on the web :
I was thinking the same thing Frenchy My mum had a black Kelpie, and this beauty looks very much the same. Perhaps mixed with some husky? Gorgeous, whatever he is
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