17 Year Old Mutt> What Breeds Created Her???

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by stephanie1992, Oct 31, 2011.

  1. Shes a mix of some kind, what do u think is in the mix? shes 17 years old, goin blind but still going. shes not fat just big body structure. shes a medium sized dog. smaller than a border collie but bigger than a jack russle. her names Gypsy. could she be Kelpie? or have Kelpie in her?

    Last edited: Oct 31, 2011

  2. Squishy

    Squishy Songster

    Feb 2, 2011
    Uhhh... I'm totally not an expert by any stretch... but we have a Border Collie puppy and she has that white cross on her chest. My mom pointed it out saying she had read it's a distinguishing mark of the breed? So my guess is part BC!
  3. NYboy

    NYboy Songster

    Nov 12, 2009
    White plains
    wow 17 you must take very good care of her!
  4. Eyeheartquail

    Eyeheartquail Songster

    Sep 7, 2011
    Maybe some chow chow, shepherd, or even some husky? It is hard to say. She could have multiple breeds in her that don't even show in her appearance. When I was little a family member had a complete country MUTT dog. Probably 15 different breeds in her and out of her litter of puppies she had one that looked very similar to a german shepherd another that looked like a rottweiler, and another that looked like a golden retriever. You just never know. She could be part chicken and just not resemble one LOL. I have a 10 year old rescue from the shelter (spayed of course) that they said was a doberman/chow mix, I brought her home at 3 months. I have a feeling she has a few other breeds in her but, I will never know. Either way, I love her for just being her. You can't even guarantee that your AKC registered dogs are purebred anymore.
  5. This dog was my first pet ever, i had her since i was two, got her as a puppy, she was running the streets and showed up at my house and my parents took her in. shes spayed. now shes 17 and all these years we been trying to figure out breeds. closest we got was a kelpie mix. lol
  6. ambrosia

    ambrosia Songster

    Oct 21, 2011
    What a sweet pooch [​IMG] ... my neighbor runs a mini aussie ranch, and it looks like there could be some of that in her... just a guess...
  7. Australian cattle dog mix.

  8. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    Quote:This is what I was thinking.

    There is just something about her lovely face that says ACD (heeler) to me.
  9. Ducky11

    Ducky11 In the Brooder

    Jul 12, 2011
    aww cute...

    she looks like collie/German shepherd cross

  10. angie3881

    angie3881 Songster

    I was going to say cattle dog mix... Did she like to herd you around when you were little? LOL. Whatever she is, she is a very lucky, old girl who has obviously been well cared for!

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