Dog Site - Dog Stuff
Dog Forum | Dog Pictures

Go Back   Chazhound Dog Forum > Dog Discussions and Dog Talk Forums > The Dog Breeds


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #11  
Old 04-24-2009, 04:08 AM
Tazwell's Avatar
Tazwell Tazwell is offline
Top Dog
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 1,083
Default

When people ask me what Archie is, I tell them "Your guess is as good as mine."
__________________

Fleetwood Mes Yeux Vigilant CGCA RE TDCH TDI and Shed Antler Dog!
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 04-24-2009, 01:13 PM
StillandSilent StillandSilent is offline
Top Dog
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 2,165
Default

I used to refer to Radar as a rare North Carolina Minkling (Mink is his nickname), but now I just call him a Poodle Thing.
Argon is a Whippet/Bassett, and I don't know how I could combine those at all. Whappett? Whisett? I sometimes call him my Whippy-Woo, but he gives me such a look of humilation that I try not to do it too often.
__________________

Booty Dancing In Heaven 10/13/03-9/15/12
As much as I try to be one of those easygoing 'spread your wings and fly' types, I just can't stop trying to burst people into flames with my mind.
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 04-24-2009, 01:31 PM
FluffyZooCrew
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

I don't use the 'cutsie' names. I agree, it only encourages designer breeding/buying. If I say I've got, for example, a "Malti-Poo" and someone thinks my dog is adorable and then they want one too, they're liable to go out and look for a "Malti-Poo" breeder.

Anyways, Annie is a whippet schnauzer mix, and I usually just call her a whippet mix. I tell people Sam is a Jack Russel/Beagle mix. I don't really say Emmy is a chihuahua mix, because we really don't know if she's a mix, or just a badly bred chihuahua. Same with Triumph... no idea if he's a shih tzu/pekignese mix, or just a badly bred shih tzu.

Now, I have been known to be a smartass and come up with some really ridiculous names.

One day someone asked me what Blue was (who just happens to be a full blooded pit bull, not a mix), but they were asking rather rudely cause of his looks. So I answered something along the lines of, "He's a Boruvian Water Tolling Terrier". Made absolutely no sense whatsoever, but he shook his head and went, "Ohhhh!"

Annie has been a "Yugoslavian Pharoh Terrier" before too. Oh, and can't forget Blue was also once a "South African Bermese Water Hound".
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 04-24-2009, 02:50 PM
RagstoRiches RagstoRiches is offline
Puppy Dog
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 44
Default

When anyone asks me what kind of dog Rags is I just say he's a BIG dog. Who the heck knows right? He's obviously got some shepherd in him,but he weighs about 120# now!

I do refer to my friends Labradoodle's as such.

My take on all this: the dogs could care less,just say they are "loved dogs".
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 04-24-2009, 03:05 PM
Renee750il's Avatar
Renee750il Renee750il is offline
Felurian
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Where the selas blooms
Posts: 94,266
Default

Most people just think Bimmer is a small GSD, so I just leave it at that
__________________
In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves. ~Buddha

Stupid is the most notoriously incurable and contagious disease known to mankind. If you find yourself in close proximity to someone infected with stupid, walk away as soon as said infection is noted.


There are few things more nauseating than pure obedience. ~ Kvothe

***8206;"silence is the language of god, all else is poor translation."
Rumi
Be a god. Know when to shut up.


Good Kharma Tags
Felurian
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 04-24-2009, 03:30 PM
Blue_Dog
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Blue as far as I know was a husky, german shepherd and golden retriever mix. I admit to making up nicknames for his breed but that was between friends and not to other people. I always said his full breeds. I remember one man said I shouldn't go around saying he is a three-mix dog because it makes him(Blue) look like a mutt, to which I replied "....he is a mutt".
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 04-24-2009, 03:42 PM
Angel Chicken
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Kona is a corgi.jack russell mix.

I call her a Co-Jack, and have for the longest time, but in reality, she is just a plain ol' muttly.
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 04-24-2009, 03:51 PM
Toller_08's Avatar
Toller_08 Toller_08 is offline
Top Dog
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 8,107
Default

When I had a mix I called her by her breed mix. Either the whole thing, or just Toller mix or Border Collie mix. There is someone breeding them on purpose and calling them Tollies, but I never, ever referred to her as one.
__________________

Ripley
Keira (Very much missed 2007-2014)
Journey - Oracle Twist of Fate TreeStarr
Dance - Tollwest's Dancing In Style CGN FM RN
Reply With Quote
  #19  
Old 04-24-2009, 04:04 PM
bubbatd's Avatar
bubbatd bubbatd is offline
Top Dog
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Posts: 64,812
Default

S&S....you could call Radar a Whip-Ass !
__________________
A light for all who are crossing dark times.


http://mauzysmusings.blogspot.com/
Reply With Quote
  #20  
Old 04-24-2009, 04:10 PM
Laurelin's Avatar
Laurelin Laurelin is online now
I'm All Ears
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 29,061
Default

I always say Shack was a GSD or a GSD cross. He was supposed to be purebred but wasn't, don't know for sure what his father was, though his mom was a papered shepherd. We assume the dad was a golden retriever mix because he looked about half retriever. Personality wise he was all shepherd though.
__________________
Mia CGC
Summer TG2 TBAD
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:18 AM.


1997-2013 Chazhound Dog Site