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Just for fun . . . name that breed

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Takver Tue 02-Apr-13 22:15:03

As above - post a pic on your profile, others to name the breed/s.

If you know from previous threads what they are, don't say! As a starter for 10, I've put some pictures of ddog smile No prizes for guessing that he is a bit of a mixture . . . but what???

Aliensstolemychildren Fri 05-Apr-13 19:13:07

Fixed now - Rattus your dogs are simply gorgeous!

tabulahrasa Fri 05-Apr-13 19:16:15

Rattus - at least it was that way round and not the dad being a ridgeback...and he's very pretty.

Aliens, beagle and um, how big is he?

Aliensstolemychildren Fri 05-Apr-13 19:18:21

He is about 1.5 meters floor to head - but can scrunch up to the size of a cat to sleep

Aliensstolemychildren Fri 05-Apr-13 19:18:58

But he't not a beagle - and he's thoroughbred

skratta Fri 05-Apr-13 19:20:05

Beagle x hmm.. shepherd?

Takver Fri 05-Apr-13 19:20:28

My mind is boggling, Rattus - obviously a very determined King Charles! It is so sad though all the abandoned and unwanted pups from owners who cba to neuter.

RattusMcFatus Fri 05-Apr-13 19:22:09

Thank yougrin I think all the dogs are beautiful....even my friends shitzu cross whos face and butt could be mistaken! He's one of those 'so ugly its cute' dogs.

skratta Fri 05-Apr-13 19:28:49 it an Australian Black and Tan?

Aliensstolemychildren Fri 05-Apr-13 19:29:32

No - its a tough one, we have only had two people know what he is although he is a common breed. Think along the lines of hounds

MrsBungle Fri 05-Apr-13 19:32:02

Is he a fox hound?

Aliensstolemychildren Fri 05-Apr-13 19:34:20

Yup 10 points to MrsBungle - he is indeed a foxhound! We have a fair few where we live but I am told that there are not so widespread in other parts of the country. He was a rescue who had 6 homes before he came to us - he has turned into the most wonderful,lovely dog and I wouldn't be without him

skratta Fri 05-Apr-13 19:43:41

Ahh, he's lovely! We had a foxhound x border terrier (looked nothing like a foxhound though) and I should've known <stupid me>

RattusMcFatus Fri 05-Apr-13 19:44:39

I was about to ask if he was a foxhound. We have hunt kennels not far from us and i often see them exercising them, it was his eyes that convinced me. He is utterly handsome and if anything like the group i often meet a complete softy.

tabulahrasa Fri 05-Apr-13 20:04:19

Oh I assumed we were looking for a cross - don't know why, lol... I'd probably not have guessed foxhound though, purely because I've never met one.

FrustratedSycamoresRocks Fri 05-Apr-13 20:12:00

alien he has amazing eyes! A very striking face.

MrsBungle Fri 05-Apr-13 20:15:32

I've not come across any foxhounds here in Notts Alien. There are quite a few weims (I have one) and also greyhounds, lurchers and vizlas. I love all dogs.

Slavetothechild Sat 06-Apr-13 00:02:54

Mrs you win his dad is an irish setter and his mum is a liver and white english springer spaniel smile he is irish size with springer bone. Oh and hes black as most irsh setters carry a black gene which is dominant if not mated to their own breed ......the things you learn from a kennel mishap !!!

MrsBungle Sat 06-Apr-13 00:09:36

He's a beauty Slave

MaggieMaggieMaggieMcGill Sat 06-Apr-13 01:42:36

Rattus, the last picture of your two together, well I appear to have dust in my eyes and it's making them water quite heavily!
Those who guessed on ddog, are right he is indeed a chocolate lab, who seems to be under the impression that he is about the size of a toy poodle, my legs and back disagree!
He also had the classically lab trait of thinking that everyone, be they canine or human, is his friend.
We've mostly got to grips with his enthusiasm for humans, other dogs less so, though he has made some real doggy friends when out and about, which is nice to see!

Itsnotahoover Sat 06-Apr-13 07:42:43

Ooh forgot about this thread! Mine's a border collie x toy poodle!

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