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Q: What breed of dog is Puck?

May 23, 2011 | By TerriAj2011 | 7 answers | Expired: 1202 days ago

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TerriAj2011

Okay i got my dog puck from a shelter he is now 4 months and about 25 days old.. the office did not really know for sure what type of dog he was their best guess is a german shepherd border collie mix... if anyone has an opinion i would love to know. Please help thank you

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daryl b.
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Jun 04, 2011

from this picture i would say a lot of husky. something about the colloring

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Kelly
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Jun 04, 2011

After looking at all your pictures I can see where they might come up with GSD & BC. There does appear to be GSD for sure. You get surprises sometimes when you're dealing with mixes. We've had that happen where just the right traits merge together to trick you into thinking it's another breed. We recently did a dna test on a rescue because even the pit bull rescues said she was part pit bull & we have strict city laws that would have to be followed. It turned out not a dog in her ancestry had ever seen a pitty or a staffie! lol If you decide to go the dna test route, know that not all dna tests are created equally. Do your homework & get the test that tests for the most breeds & has the best reviews. Most vets use the Wisdom panel, which is a blood draw & tests for over 200 breeds. Wisdom now has a cheek swab version that you can do at home that tests for over 180 breeds. The Canine Heritage XL is also a cheek swab & tests for over 100 breeds. Whatever his heritage is, he's a cutie pie! :-)

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Ches21
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Jun 01, 2011

I would go to petco and buy breed identfication kit even if he is a mixed breed it will still tell you what breeds he is and they cost 67dollars to 150dollars but it depends on which one you buy. You can also purchase them at petsmart and online.

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NonGlassMenagerie
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May 31, 2011

In this picture he does look a lot like a husky. Unlike what Randi said below, huskies don't have to have a blue eye. They can have one blue eye and one brown eye, or two blue eyes, but two brown eyes are also acceptable by the AKC. Anyway, I'm getting off track here. I went back and looked at your other pictures. He does have shepherd coloring and those big erect shepherd ears. As a matter of fact he looks a lot like a long-haired german shepherd that I saw a few months back. I think shepherd is definitely the dominant breed in him. Unless you know someone who really knows their dog breeds and can recognize some other traits in him, I'm not sure you'll ever know for sure.

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Randi J.
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May 27, 2011

If he is part husky he would have at least one blue eye, all huskys have at least one!! I would have to see a full face pic to be able to give any insight to what he might be because there are a few dogs that almost look identical but they are totally separate breeds!!

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Ches21
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May 23, 2011

he could also be a terrier mix.

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Ches21
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May 23, 2011

You can tell how big your puppy will be by the size of the pup's paws usaully, but your puppy looks like a husky to me from the picture. but if you had a full body picture it would be easier to tell what breed your puppy is also you can buy a breed identification kit which runs to about $67.00 and then you can know for sure.

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