June Photo of the Month Winner
Image
Theme: Not So Classy
Pictured: Duke
Submitted by: Duke
Wasn't Me
July Theme is Action
Image


Featured Topics
To DS, or not to DS?
What's the buzz on DNA Tests?
A Malaherd?
Submissiveness
This should be read by everyone
How To Select/Research a Breeder
Other brindle breeds



New option for posting images: Image

Click Here for the forum Image Facebook page.

Just registered? Read This.

I was told my dog is a Husky/Boxer mix

Wondering if that new friend you just brought home is a Dutch Shepherd? Post here.
Forum rules
Please read the first post: "Forum Rules and FAQ"
Post Reply
Kduthler
Just Whelped
Posts: 4
Joined: Sat Feb 11, 2017 8:53 pm
Tell us about yourself: Currently have 2 yr old dutch shepherd named zeus along with his "brother from another mother" german shepherd named Bear. Zeus was a foster dog where I worked and came in so shy and confused. From the moment I saw him, I knew he was meant to be mine. He is my most loyal friend and nothing can come between us.

I was told my dog is a Husky/Boxer mix

Post by Kduthler » Sat Feb 18, 2017 1:03 am

I was wondering if anyone had any good opinions on what my dog could be. I adopted him, so no papers and the adoption agency said he was a husky/boxer mix. To me, he acts and looks like a dutch shepherd. I'm just curious. Either way, he is an awesome dog.

Image

Image
Attachments
Resized_20170217_155730.jpg
Resized_20170217_155724.jpg

User avatar
Dutchringgirl
Global Moderator
Global Moderator
Posts: 5260
Joined: Sat Feb 12, 2011 3:05 pm
Tell us about yourself: I am a mom of 6 life forces - 2 kids and 3 dogs 1 hamster. I live in Ct. I have trained Ringsport and Agility and have 2 DS, one 15 and 7 and a Basset Hound Cookie who is 2
Location: Ct, USA
Contact:

Re: I was told my dog is a Husky/Boxer mix

Post by Dutchringgirl » Sat Feb 18, 2017 9:41 pm

can you post some side pics as well?
Lisa, Thalie CGC & Sadie, Cookie the Basset, CT
ImageImage

User avatar
TimL_168
Training Dog
Posts: 806
Joined: Wed Oct 08, 2014 2:11 pm
Tell us about yourself: I am: a father of 2 boys, a carpenter, hunter, runner. We have extensive experience with sled dogs, shepherd mixes, a wolf hybrid, and our current dog a 95# long haired Shiloh Shepherd. We added Endeavor in April 2016. She was not working out in HRD. I train for game recovery and general utility.
Location: central MD

Re: I was told my dog is a Husky/Boxer mix

Post by TimL_168 » Sun Feb 19, 2017 4:24 pm

That head is neither boxer nor husky.
Tim L.
Aurora(Shiloh) Endeavor

User avatar
cordeliandemon
Training Dog
Posts: 278
Joined: Thu Oct 23, 2014 4:35 am
Tell us about yourself: owner of a male Dutch Shepherd and female Alaskan Malamute
Location: Ireland

Re: I was told my dog is a Husky/Boxer mix

Post by cordeliandemon » Sun Feb 19, 2017 4:27 pm

pictures from different angles would be helpful:) i agree that i see neither boxer nor husky in your dog, what a strange combo for them to guess him as :yernuts:
Cordelia -
Demon (dutch shepherd)
Koda (alaskan malamute)
Sidney (collie/springer spaniel)- R.I.P

User avatar
centrop67
Site Admin
Site Admin
Posts: 1740
Joined: Mon Dec 03, 2012 3:42 pm
Tell us about yourself: Accidental DS rescuer. Human companion to Radar and Leela. Owner of the site, looking to make this the top site for information and discussion on Dutch Shepherds.
Location: Cutler Bay, FL, USA

Re: I was told my dog is a Husky/Boxer mix

Post by centrop67 » Sun Feb 19, 2017 4:42 pm

Side pictures definitely, but from how much he looks like Radar, there's probably some DS in there somewhere.

Thanks for rescuing.
Michael
The pack -> Radar (DS), Leela (Mal?), and Karen (Human) - Cutler Bay, FL USA
RIP: Tequila and Snickers
If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went. - Will Rogers

Post Reply