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What is this small, fluffy, slightly fox-like dog?

The owner did not know, but they did give me permission to take a picture. [more inside]
posted by Cozybee on Oct 20, 2016 - 11 answers

Are there any large dog breeds that are *not* bred for work?

Are there any large dog breeds that are *not* bred for work?🐶
posted by gregr on Apr 8, 2016 - 25 answers

What breed of dog is this?

Trying to pinpoint my dog's origins. [more inside]
posted by hollypolly on Jan 8, 2016 - 28 answers

Help with deciding on dog breed for girlfriend.

My girlfriend wants a smaller dog to live in our suburban house with fenced in yard, to get along with our 4 year old Border Collie, and we're not sure which breed would work best. [more inside]
posted by quickasfoxes on Dec 14, 2015 - 26 answers

What kind of cat is Pumpkin?

Hi Mefites! We are excited to welcome Pumpkin to our family. We adopted her from the SPCA a week ago. She is a year and a half old and a real love. When people ask me what kind of cat we have, what is the answer? Thank you!
posted by harrietthespy on Oct 8, 2015 - 28 answers

My New Dog: Breed Guesses and Name Suggestions

Getting a new rescue dog tomorrow and am having no luck coming up with a name. I also have no idea what kind of dog this is. [more inside]
posted by mulcahy on Sep 2, 2015 - 41 answers

What kind of dog is this?

Are you a dog breed expert? Help me! [more inside]
posted by gregoryc on Mar 29, 2014 - 26 answers

[Toronto filter] Realities of BSL and Pit Bulls?

What does Ontario's breed specific legislation look like in reality for (non-grandfathered) 'pit bull' owners? How strict is this law? Please tell me your real-life experiences here. [more inside]
posted by tamarack on Feb 10, 2014 - 3 answers

What breed of dog is this?

We adopted a three-year-old special-needs pooch from the pound. We thought he was a rottweiler at the time, but now we don't know. We love him and want to know more about his provenance so we can train him better. (pics provided) [more inside]
posted by Clotilde on Nov 9, 2013 - 18 answers

Please identify breed of puppy.

Adopted a puppy from the shelter this morning, and the breed was listed as a beagle mix, but they said they honestly didn't know for sure. Any ideas of what this sweet girl could be? http://i.imgur.com/f2npDDB.jpg http://i.imgur.com/zmWqsOn.jpg
posted by lane73179 on Sep 1, 2013 - 27 answers

We have the name - now we just need the dog

Mr. Kitty and I are going to get a puppy soon. We need help picking out the breed for our dog Beauregard (Bogie) [more inside]
posted by Suffocating Kitty on Aug 4, 2013 - 39 answers

To feed large breed or not to feed: that is the question

YANMV, however, I am waiting on a call back from my vet and as I am impatient and prone to obsessive behavior, I shall ask the same of the hive to see the consensus. Should I be feeding my 4 1/2 month old puppy large breed puppy food? Details inside. [more inside]
posted by Quincy on Mar 25, 2013 - 8 answers

Dog Ownership 101

What's it like to be a first-time dog owner? [more inside]
posted by Sara C. on Feb 9, 2013 - 54 answers

Help me identify my new pup

My husband and I adopted a shelter dog last week, who we absolutely adore. When we were looking at her I asked one of the workers if they knew what kind of dog she was and they said no....just a mutt. My curiosity is getting the best of me though, and I would like to see if anyone might have some insight into what kind of breeds she might be. Pictures are here 3 photos included and she is the bigger dog in photo 1. She's about 2 years old so I'm assuming she's fully grown, also slightly under weight. As for her height, her head is about hip height (I'm 5'5"). So please someone satisfy my curiosity about our newest baby and tell me what kind of pup could she be?
posted by RubyDoom on Jan 21, 2013 - 35 answers

Need a cute killing machine.

Help me find a new kitten. Difficulty: mice. [more inside]
posted by digitalprimate on Nov 27, 2012 - 20 answers

what breed are these puppies?

What breed are these puppies?
posted by mmiddle on Aug 17, 2012 - 16 answers

What is my dog?

Can you please suggest what my mixed breed dog might be a mix of? Bonus points if you don't say "German Shepherd". [more inside]
posted by Kriesa on Jul 18, 2012 - 45 answers

Please give me a crate idea!

What type of crate should we use for my sister's very large dog? [more inside]
posted by Pomo on May 25, 2012 - 10 answers

What cat breed is this?

What type of breed is this cat? [more inside]
posted by melizabeth on May 19, 2012 - 14 answers

Dog breed mix mystery

What breed(s) do you think my dog is? Some photos: Cricket too cool for school Laying Cricket and Giant knitting She is: 30-40lbs Smallish. Tan and white with ticking on all four paws and black tips on the fur on her back Bright green eyes Wrinkly forehead Reddish brown nose and nails I am told her siblings has some longer hair Loves to: Run, herding (sort of) has some cat like tendencies, does not bark much, has a weird little "woof" sort of squeaks when she gets excited. hops and pounces a lot cuddles alot [more inside]
posted by misformiche on May 11, 2012 - 17 answers

What kind of dog should I get?

Im in the process of getting a new dog, and Im at a loss when it comes to breed, training, just overall care. Help? [more inside]
posted by sizzil34 on Apr 15, 2012 - 12 answers

Dog breed suggestions

What breed of dog should we get? [more inside]
posted by acidic on Mar 2, 2012 - 37 answers

Quietest, calmest, most self-sufficient breeds of large dog for a person who doesn't like dogs?

I do not want a dog but I'm considering getting one. What kinds would be most quiet, self-sufficient, and non-active? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 10, 2012 - 81 answers

Used to be Ustinov, but used to's not good enough for me.

Is the story Lauren Christy tells about saving Peter Ustinov's life true? [more inside]
posted by yellowcandy on Oct 2, 2011 - 3 answers

Birman Cat or Ragdoll?

What are the main differences between a Birman and a Ragdoll cat? We are looking for a nice family cat and we have a seven year old. We are looking for a breed that has blue eyes, and is warm and affectioniate like a dog. I have heard that Ragdoll's tend to get really big, that is one thing I'm not sure we want. Any experiences you guys have would be appreciated.
posted by lynnie-the-pooh on Jul 12, 2011 - 19 answers

Please, no tiny puddles of pee for my feet to discover in the dark.

I'd like to get a dog. I think a small breed would be best based on my specific situation and I have only had past experience with large breeds. Can you provide some guidance about the housebreaking difficulties I'm reading about everywhere? [more inside]
posted by tinamonster on Feb 10, 2011 - 15 answers

I know nothing about turtles except they make me go awwwww!

Identify this adorable turtle! [more inside]
posted by alygator on Aug 8, 2010 - 8 answers

What kind of dog would you recommend for my lifestyle?

What kind of dog would you recommend for my lifestyle? [more inside]
posted by katala on Jul 8, 2010 - 32 answers

What breed of dog should we get?

What breed of dog should we get? [more inside]
posted by kthxbi on Apr 11, 2010 - 63 answers

MontanaTheDog Breed?

Alex Albrecht is the host of a weekly web-show called Diggnation. He owns a dog that is sometimes on camera during the show. I'm trying to determine what breed she is likely to be. [more inside]
posted by AltReality on Jan 11, 2010 - 12 answers

What dog breed was this?

What dog appears in the recent Pedigree Dentastix commercials? I saw this commercial last week, so the memory is a little hazy. I think it was "for big dogs" or "puppies". The dog is tan in color with a black face. Thanks!
posted by aeighty on Jun 9, 2009 - 13 answers

Can You Identify This Rabbit?

What kind of rabbit is this? [more inside]
posted by mccn on Apr 9, 2009 - 5 answers

how much will a large dog cost per year

How much does it cost annually to keep a large-ish (50 - 80lb) dog? [more inside]
posted by sponge on Mar 25, 2009 - 16 answers

What kind of freaking cute dog is this?

There's a ridiculously adorable little black dog featured in a scene of the film The Nanny Diaries. What breed of dog is this? [more inside]
posted by Valuev on Mar 13, 2009 - 11 answers

Help Choosing a Dog Breed

Help me choose a new dog. I've been looking at different breeds and have come up empty. Here's my list of things to consider. Please ask if there is more that you think is relevant. We have kids from infant to 7. We have 1 middle-aged cat. We have a suitable yard that I don't want destroyed. I love the size and look of border collies. I love the look of irish setters. I love the look of bassets and beagles. Central Iowa, but dog would sleep indoors. Exercise is a daily walk. Simply trained; no complex tricks, just sit, stay, heel, fetch.
posted by kc0dxh on Aug 12, 2008 - 50 answers

Help us identify our dog.

What kind of breed is our dog? We are confident that he is of Japanese origin based on his face and coloration, and we want to be the best parents we can be. [more inside]
posted by jeffrygardner on Jul 26, 2008 - 13 answers

Miss Jenny has a voice like a linebacker.

What is she? I am the soon-to-be momma of a lovely mutt. Here are some pictures of Miss Jenny. [more inside]
posted by whimsicalnymph on Jun 20, 2008 - 22 answers

Please help identify my mixed puppies breed...

Please help identify my mixed puppies breed... Pictures inside [more inside]
posted by ShootTheMoon on Jun 19, 2008 - 20 answers

dude, what's my dog?

help my friends figure out what breed(s) their found dog is. [more inside]
posted by thinkingwoman on Jun 2, 2008 - 25 answers

Long blond hair and beautiful blue eyes; what's her breed(s)?

Doggy folk, your best guess about this breed/mix, please? Photos: 1, 2, 3. She is two years old, weighs around 27 pounds, and is about 17 inches tall. I don't know much more than that. I haven't met the young lady yet, so I can't tell you much about temperament, etc., except she's supposed to be very sweet, loves the loving, not barky. [more inside]
posted by taz on Apr 21, 2008 - 29 answers

Can I find out my dog's breed(s)?

I heard that you can send a sample of your dog's DNA out to be tested to determine breed. I have a pound mutt who I would love to know the mix before she passes. Anyone know if such a service exists?
posted by archimago on Jun 16, 2007 - 12 answers

Rabbit breed?

We adopted a rabbit, and are really taken with him. We're not sure of his specific breed, or a close guess as to his heritage, besides that based on the ears that he's a lop of some sort. And it's possible or most likely that he's a mutt, but we're just curious, what breed(s) of rabbit is he? [more inside]
posted by cellphone on Feb 5, 2007 - 11 answers

Dogs for a cat person?

What dog breeds are most suitable for a "cat person"? [more inside]
posted by jedicus on Jul 6, 2006 - 44 answers

What breed is this dog?

What breed dog is this? [more inside]
posted by thefinned1 on Dec 25, 2005 - 15 answers

What kind of dog is Spotcom?

What kind of dog is Spotcom? Why is he so cute?
posted by trharlan on Dec 6, 2004 - 14 answers

SixFeetUnderFilter: What kind of dog was in last night's episode?

SixFeetUnderFilter: What kind of dog was in last night's episode?
posted by agregoli on Jul 12, 2004 - 6 answers

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