What do you guys think he may be mixed with?

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SnowmanMafia
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What do you guys think he may be mixed with?

Post by SnowmanMafia » Mon Dec 18, 2017 9:15 pm

Hey guys, this is Koda. We rescued him at 3 months from a shelter out here in Colorado. His entire litter had been driven in from Louisiana and even though we arrived at the shelter an hour late we somehow got first dibs on our pick. We ended up with him because he was the most docile and nervous looking little guy but he quickly warmed up and is now the most friendly and playful dog ever.

He loves meeting new people but at the same time is always watchful out on our nightly walks and will always alert us if a stranger is coming our way. We've gone through countless hours of training with him and he's shaped up to be a great dog. Super smart and obedient and really goofy at the same time.

Anyways, we think he's a Dutchie because of his coloring, body shape, fur texture, snout, temperament and intelligence, basically everything except his ears. They never stood straight up, but, when he's super excited our playing he can stand them straight up and make them huge. I think he may be mixed with a lab or something.

Anyone have any thoughts? (Sorry the side profile shots are blurry, I was trying to take live photos on my iPhone while he was playing)


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Re: What do you guys think he may be mixed with?

Post by centrop67 » Sat Dec 23, 2017 4:56 pm

Probably a lot of German Shepherd and maybe DS, but any of the brindle breeds could have contributed to that coloring.
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Re: What do you guys think he may be mixed with?

Post by Steve Gossmeyer » Sat Dec 23, 2017 5:45 pm

I agree doesn't look like a dutchie mix. Id say more German shepherd... gsd tends to throw brindle when mixed

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