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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 11-25-2008, 03:38 PM Thread Starter
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A calico dog?

http://www.petfinder.com/petnote/dis...petid=12439725

Never knew dogs could be colored like this, but it sure seems to be a calico. Genetically, what do you figure? Some sort of merle? What a beauty.

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post #2 of 14 (permalink) Old 11-25-2008, 03:50 PM
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Re: A calico dog?

WOW what a cool looking dog. I did forward this to my all breed rescue, but I don't know if she has any contacts near there.

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Re: A calico dog?

That color is really eye-catching and awesome, isn't it? I sure hope his personality is as fantastic as his color. Too bad he's not close by! I still wonder what his color is- some sort of tricolor merle? So unusual!

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Re: A calico dog?

very cool colors.

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Re: A calico dog?

Stunning, I love the pattern, so anyone have any idea what kind of dog he is? All i can think of is a calico cat mixed with a dog hehe
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Re: A calico dog?

My best guess? Aussie x catahoula? Houlas tend to have really wild patterns and colors.

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Re: A calico dog?

I was going to suggest the CatahoulaX as well... they can be very interesting
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Re: A calico dog?

May be Catahoula something. But either way, doesn't look like he could decide if he was going to be a blue or a red merle. I must say, its an incredible color.
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Re: A calico dog?

I can't tell if the dog is actually any colors other than black and dirty or yellowing white?

These are closer to what I think of when I think calico:

Fawnequin

Tri-color

Red Merle

Liver Merle

Catahoula

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Re: A calico dog?

Love the tri dali and the "fawnequin!" To me, the original dog looks black, white, and tan (the tan is more evident on its sides and back).

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