We're fostering this little guy until he gets his balls lopped off and has all his shots and stuff. Hopealong, the dog rescue place, thinks he's a dachshund mix. But mixed with what? (Because they think he's a weiner mix, they named him Anthony. I know, ugh! I'm calling him Tony. )
His coat is brindle and to my knowledge, there are no dachshunds that have a brindle coat. My first thought was pit, because they're so many of them around where he was found and they can have a brindle coat. But he's 10 weeks and only a little over 6 lbs. The smallest breed I know of that has a brindle coat is a Boston Terrier. But Tony's face isn't smushed up like a BT. What's your guess?
And Mar, I don't think the dog in the picture you posted is actually brindle. I think a brindle coat has to have stripes? I don't know what that type of coat that is, but it looks more like a Catahoula, or Aussie kind of pattern to me. One of our females we think is Catahoula and we call her coat Urban Camo.
My heavens, I had no idea there were so many variations of dachshunds! You're right Mevy, upon researching a little further, the pic I posted could be a dapple pattern. But I still think their faces look alike
This site has pics of some and maybe yours is a red brindle?
He's a smart, spunky little guy for sure. When we set him outside to commune with nature, he starts zooming all over the yard, like a windup toy. And he's pretty fearless. He kept on getting too close to Loki's food. She warned him with several low growls, before almost taking his head off. Then he finally understood that no means no with her. He's lucky that my girls have a modicum of restraint when it comes to puppies
there are weiner dogs with the brindle pattern. That is how i came accross this page because i just adopted a dog that is brindle and is weiner and jack russel. its very obvious now. I just needed to confirm the brindle in one of those breeds and yes i found lots of pics of brindle weiners.