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Old 07-29-2014, 04:36 PM
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I bought this pup for my wife from a local dog and cat rescue and they told me he was a Shiba Inu Chihuahua mix but I looked up pictures of that breed and they are too small and don't look the same.
They also told me he is around 2 years old, so he is fully grown and is the perfect size. From reading about Shiba Inu's I can tell he is definitely part Shiba but I need help figuring out what the other half is or maybe it is a mix.
His name is Redd and he has more energy than any other dog I have ever known, he loves attention and always wants to lay on you and put his face right next to yours. He almost seems like he isn't domesticated and chases and catches birds, squirrels and rabbits.

Any feedback is much appreciated.




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Old 07-29-2014, 05:11 PM
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I don't think chihuahua is impossible, when you're mixing breeds the traits they get from each side is unpredictable. That said there could be some terrier or perhaps feist (I don't know where they are common). Can't really be certain of specifics though, likely lots of breeds in there!
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Old 07-29-2014, 05:26 PM
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I have actually been telling people that I think he is a Shiba Inu Terrier mix just because the pictures I found look similar than a Chihuahua. But yes you are probably right about there being lots of breeds in there.

Has anyone had any luck with the breed tests that you can do?
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Old 07-29-2014, 05:29 PM
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I wouldn't be surprised if he has some Chihuahua in him, either. Maybe with some Miniature Pinscher and/or Jack Russell Terrier thrown in.
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