8 brindle dog breeds that are making stripes back in fashion
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While many dogs generally look like wild wolves, some breeds are more like the royal tiger, at least when it comes to the color of their fur. Brindle dog breeds have unique stripes that distinguish them from solid colored or spotted puppies.
âIn layman’s terms, a brindle coat pattern refers to stripes or streaks of color, most commonly streaked black hairs in a red base coat color,â says Don Woodman, DVM, Association of Independent Veterinarians member of the board of directors and owner of Northwood Veterinary Hospital in Florida. “It looks like the tiger stripes, but the ‘ridged’ pattern may not be as distinct as the tiger stripes and may look ‘muddy’.”
Essentially, if a dog has stripes, they are wearing a brindle coat. But some brindle dogs can have streaks all over their body, while others only have spots. Brindle dogs are the result of complex genetics that allow the same genes to produce different colors, so no two brindle dog breeds are alike and there may even be some differences. within a specific breed. The dogs below are the most recognizable brindle breeds with these beautiful, unique coats.
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A reach of the mountain people may look completely different from puppy to puppy, but brindle dogs are a common manifestation of the breed. Active and alert, the mountain cur is compatible with energetic families wishing to have a canine companion in their adventures.
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Perhaps best known for their muscular bodies and black “masks” boxer dogs often have the brindle pattern mixed with white flashes on the muzzle, chest, and paws. Despite a scowling-faced facade, boxers are actually super social pets and should have plenty of interaction and exercise throughout the day. Boxers are not meant to be left alone for long periods and are the best like beloved pets at the center of their family’s activities.
Welsh Corgi Cardigan
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The popular Welsh corgi cardigan is perhaps as recognizable from behind as it is from its friendly face and cheerful ears in the front. Are you even a dog lover if you haven’t adoringly gazed at a pretty loaf of bread corgi butt?
Adorable bottoms aside, Cardigan Welsh corgi coats appear in several different colors and patterns, but many have brindle accents. Their thick double layers make cottage, above all in spring and fall, so weekly brushing is a good idea to keep pace with the fur.
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Unfortunately, research indicates that brindle-colored dog breeds are less attractive to pet owners and can more often be left in shelters, Woodman says. However, several of the brindle dog breeds on this list occupy places in the Top 20 Most Popular Dog Breeds In America, according to American Kennel Club, with the French bulldog take second place behind only the Labrador retriever.
âFrench Bulldogs are great companions given their small size and pleasant nature,â says Woodman.
Worthy of loving families, the friendly French Bulldog has an easy-going temperament well suited to new dog owners and / or apartment dwellers.
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Long and lean, it is no surprise that the doggy style is known for its speed, but bursts of energy go as fast as they come.
These nonchalant lounge chairs carry almost no body fat with short hair coats, the brindle pattern being just one variation the breed was born with – greyhounds range from black, white, blue to red, brindle and fawn.
Jim Craigmyle / Getty Great Dane puppies grow rapidly during the first two years of life. So, to protect his developing bones, don’t start exercising your puppy regularly until he is at least 18 months old.
The Great Dane is a stereotypical gentle giant. With a maximum weight of 175 pounds, these large dogs are often the best friends of children and other pets, although supervision is recommended around smaller children and pets to avoid accidents around the extra breed. large.
To be such large dog breed, the Great Dane is prone to health issues and unfortunately has to pack a lot of love into a shorter lifespan.
âDue to their large size, they tend to live shorter lives,â says Woodman. “Be prepared for your companion to be a part of your life for 10 years or less.”
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“Bred for hunting, this dog is not suitable for inexperienced dog ownerWoodman says. He recommends that Akitas need an owner who is dedicated to early socialization and coherent positive reinforcement training to help keep these puppies happy and successful.
The Akita may still prefer their own humans to strangers and may be the only pet in the house in the center of your attention.
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The mastiff is a drooling and crazed breed and weighs over 200 pounds, it is one of the largest breeds of dogs. As certified couch potatoes, these massive dogs love nothing more than lazing around with loved ones and require little maintenance despite their large size. Just have a towel handy for drool– it’s practically in their DNA!