Crossbreed Dogs We Would Like To See

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by Jot the Dot Dot, Dec 19, 2010.

  1. Jot the Dot Dot

    Jot the Dot Dot Headstrong Buzzard

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    : Pointer and Setter; resulting in a "Pointsetter, a traditional Christmas pet"

    : Labrador Retriever and Curly Coat Retriever, producing "Lab Coat Retriever, convenient for workers at the National Institutes of Health"

    : Bloodhound and Labrador, sire and dam of "Blabador, a gossipy barker"

    : Malamute and Pointer, generating "Moot Point, a dog owned by....oh well, it doesn't matter"
     
  2. LilJen

    LilJen Well-Known Member

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    A pointer + any kind of guard-type dog = point guard; perfect when you need a fifth person for that pickup basketball game.
     
  3. judiz

    judiz Well-Known Member

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    I have a dog which I call a doxidor, she's part dachshund and part black lab.
    Picture a black lab with very short legs.
     
  4. Aussie Willy

    Aussie Willy Well-Known Member

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    How was that dog concieved? :eek: What was the mother and what was the father?
     
  5. judiz

    judiz Well-Known Member

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    LOL, no idea, we adopted her from an animal rescue group and were originally told she was a cocker spaniel mix. As she grew longer but not taller, we realized she definitely was not cocker spaniel. The vet estimated her heritage based on appearance plus size and shape of head.
     
  6. LilJen

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    Heh, a friend of ours used to have a neighbor with what must have been a doxidor. Its name was Squatty. Very appropriate for the short-legged pup.
     
  7. Japanfan

    Japanfan Well-Known Member

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    I'm against the designer mixed breeds, in part because so many of the purebreds already have genetic predispositions to health problems due to overbreeding. For example, Gold Retrievers and King George Cavilier spaniels are prone to cancer.

    Also, there are a lot of nice mixed breeds in shelters and rescues waiting to find their forever home.
     
  8. Kasey

    Kasey Loving on babies!

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    I saw in Home Depot last week a St. bernard/black lab mix. HUGE dog, looked very black lab but with longer hair and big head. Very very sweet dog, but the size of a small horse!
     
  9. BigB08822

    BigB08822 Well-Known Member

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    What about a bulldog and shitszu, resulting in a Bullshit!
     
  10. nyrak

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    LOL! Awesome!

    I have a schnauzer - poodle cross, a "schnoodle" :) :dog:
     
  11. Aussie Willy

    Aussie Willy Well-Known Member

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    Someone at work has a labradoodle (which I am looking after this weekend).
     
  12. Lacey

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    We have two labradoodles in the neighborhood, crazy dogs!
     
  13. judiz

    judiz Well-Known Member

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    Call it a designer dog and people will pay hundreds of dollars, call it by it's real name, a mutt and no one wants it.
     
  14. cholla

    cholla Fearless Musher

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    Thanks for saying that :respec:. There is enough crossbreed dogs in shelters who can't find a home, let's not play the apprentice sorcerer and try to create a new trend out of it.
     
  15. AYS

    AYS Cruder than you thought

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    We call our chihuahua/pug rescue a chug.
     
  16. merrywidow

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    I have a Husky German for a pet.
     
  17. Bev Johnston

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    Pug + Yorky = Porky
     
  18. taf2002

    taf2002 flower lady

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    I like both chihuahuas & pugs so I'm betting this is one adorable dog.
     
  19. Squibble

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    Golden retriever + Old English sheepdog = Golden Oldie
     
  20. Japanfan

    Japanfan Well-Known Member

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    One of the funniest looking dogs I've ever seen was a basset hound/chow cross. The body of a basset hound and the face, ears and tail of a chow chow. :lol:
     
  21. reckless

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    Billie (pics 1 and 2) is a Bordernese - half-border collie and half-bernese mountain dog.

    Baxter is what we call a "West Valley Brown" after the shelter we found him in.

    Both are rescues.
     
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  22. JasperBoy

    JasperBoy Heading for Helsinki

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    Ours has some bichon thrown in. We call him a schnoodlechon.

    He loves stuffed lambs.:sheep:
     
  23. LilJen

    LilJen Well-Known Member

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    Awwww, reckless. . . DARLING DOGGIES!!! I want to take them home with me. . . .

    I don't know what to call our collie/black lab mix, whom we adopted 13 years ago. Blollie? Collab? Colliedor? She does have a bit of a herding instinct but also is strong in the retriever department (despite being nearly 14 and having only 3 legs she still LURVES her tennis balls).

    Our supposed "all lab" that we adopted from a rescue a few years ago (mom was definitely yellow lab but dad unknown) turns out to have quite the hound/terrier instincts. He loves to dig up moles. . . we call him our molehound.
     
  24. Bev Johnston

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    A Chow Hound maybe?
     
  25. Squibble

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    Collaborator ("colaborador" in Spanish). ;)
     
  26. Gypsy

    Gypsy Watching the Leaves Change!

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    When I was little we had a beagle/bulldog... a Bugle?!