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Puppy adoption/is puppy really a dutch shepherd?

Post by Galaxyk9s90 » Wed May 15, 2019 11:23 pm

Hello. I am adopting a puppy from a rescue. She arrives tomorrow! I'm curious to hear your expert opinions as to whether the rescue got her breed right. Mom appears to be a Dutch shepherd to me, and I definitely dont assume all brindle dogs are DS just to be clear. Puppy is dark brindle but her markings dont show well due to poor lighting in these pictures. I've seen a video and her ears do stand but head shape has me questioning if they have breed correct. Moms ears do flop. An embark test is definitely in our future but I've read Embark doesnt have DS in their breed database yet.
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Tell us about yourself: Lost a good dog and just replaced him with a nice Dutch Shepherd pup. Looking forward to raising her.

Re: Puppy adoption/is puppy really a dutch shepherd?

Post by Tim91118 » Thu May 16, 2019 12:57 pm

No mention of the father , so he could be anything.
Mother is a cross at best, but that doesn’t bother that pup in the least.

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Re: Puppy adoption/is puppy really a dutch shepherd?

Post by centrop67 » Thu May 16, 2019 4:32 pm

At that age it's really difficult to determine breed. I can tell you that my Radar's brindle was difficult to see when he was younger, but as he's gotten older it is more pronounced.
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Re: Puppy adoption/is puppy really a dutch shepherd?

Post by Dutchringgirl » Thu May 16, 2019 7:14 pm

all of the pups look like a mix of everything, I see rottweiler marks on one of them. The brindle could even be from a pitt.
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