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30 Adorable Dogs Who Turned Out To Be A Different Breed Than The Owners Expected

Breed confusion is so common in pets. There are too many pet owners out there who had their expectations hit with a reality check after their puppies grew up. Check out these cute dogs who turned out to be a different breed than the owners anticipated!

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NicoGuajardo73

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“He’s a hound mix… they said. He will be 45 lbs max… they said. They didn’t say he was mixed with Great Dane. And that he would be 45 lbs when he was 4 months old. Loki is now a comfortable 100lbs.”
Paulette Alatriste

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Patoparedes23

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CamilaYaez7

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“She was supposed to be a yorkshire. Turned out better than what we asked for”
Lucas Figueira

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“The shelter said boxer mix. After doing Wisdom Panel, we found out he’s 50% American Staffordshire Terrier, 12.5% Australian Shepherd, 12.5% Australian Cattle Dog, 12.5% Mastiff (😳) and 12.5% other. 77 lbs of good boy.”
Sara Cady

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RodriQuijano

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Agusvisconti

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MelaniDuran

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“My “purebred chihuahua”. The vet says 1/2 chihuahua and 1/2 yorkshire terrier. I love my dorkie chorkie”
Heather Dean

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“My handsome ‘maltese x fox terrier’ boy. No idea what breeds are in there but he is amazing regardless”
Laura Sheridan

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“My “50 lb lab mix” grew into a sweet, beautiful 85 lb Rottweiler/boxer! Wouldn’t have her any other way. Pictured with my mom on her natural habitat (the lap).”
Sarah Sullivan

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“Our ‘full blooded’ mini dachshund.”
Tiffani Gill

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“Was told she was a shih tzu come to find she is a poodle jack russel mix.”
Anna Eicher