Is that a golden retriver?

by anonomous
(ireland)

Every SINGLE dog show my pyr gets brought to i get asked by the crowd "is that a big golden retriver ??" Once in an actual dog show the judge had to ask me my dogs breed, i was appalled!

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Aug 30, 2013
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Nothing surprises me anymore
by: Anonymous

I was stopped by woman that said they were Chihuahas.. newf, saint, golden, berner I can understand but a Chi? ha. People have no clue about breeds so don't be surprised if one day someone asks if it's a Husky...gotten that too.

Aug 12, 2014
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What is it?
by: Anonymous

I have a 3-year old shelter adoptee who has been ID'd as a Great Pyrannees and Golden Retriever mix. He looks all Pyranees except for faint tinted round spots of Golden color on his legs, and a somewhat narrower face. (He looks a lot like the rescue dog at the top of this page).

Yet everyone who looks at him never IDs him as Golden--though they don't ID the Pyranees part either!

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