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Q: What am I?

February 19, 2010 | By Naturegirl112106 | 6 answers | Expired: 1603 days ago

What am I?

I got a puppy a new puppy a few weeks ago and I was told that she was half lab half collie. I know for a fact that she has chow in her too because she has the purple spots on her tounge. Her brother looks like he could be a pit mix and her sister looks like a chow. I was wondering what other breeds you might think she may have in her. I am really looking forward to see what ideas you have. you can see pics of her sibblings on her profile.

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JerZgirl
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Feb 20, 2010

She looks like chow/shepherd to me...but its hard to tell until they get older.

Litters of mixed breed dogs can often have 2 different sires to the same mother so it might be possible her littermate is actually a half-sibling.

Like others have said, pigmentation on the tongue can happen in breeds other can Chows and Shar-Pei.

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Tina P.
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Feb 19, 2010

I would't be able to really tell until the puppy gets older! But, I've seen the spots on the tongues of other breeds besides Chow's! What's the pups name? He's a cutie pie! :)

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Dennis S.
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Feb 19, 2010

The spots on the tongue do not mean they are one of the breeds often asociatee with the dark tongues. There are about 35 different breeds including labs or goldens that are prone to such spots, and I have seen a pix of a golden at an AKC show that had such spots. That is a pigmentation issue in that the color did not fully form, much like a pure bred chow that can have pink spots on the tongue because their color did not fully form.

About the only way you could be sure at such a young age is a DNA test so lets just say she is a designer breed - a Heinz

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Denise L.
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Feb 19, 2010

I think it's very possible to be a combination of any or all of these: sharpei, chow chow, pit bull, & german shepherd. I'm not seeing collie at all, but being part lab is a possibility. What a cutie poo, no matter what she is!

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Idaviruma
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Feb 19, 2010

Its hard to tell from the picture or at that age, kinda looks like maybe shepherd/sharpei or shepherd/pitbull mix

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daryl b.
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Feb 19, 2010

well i am not sure that the spots on her tongue mean chow. a lot of mixed breeds have those spots. i would think she might have shome gsd because of the markings. but it is so hard to tel but she is adorable. if you can afford it and really want to know you can have a dna test done

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