Dog of the Day: Papillon Mix

I’m keeping this little guy’s secret in the title, but I think maybe a fox snuck into the hounds’ convention back at Bay to Barkers.

[Edit: How in the world did I get ‘do the day’ instead of ‘dog of the day’ in the title?]

Papillon Mix

The quick blond fox snuck into the lazy dog show!

Papillon Mix

Reminds me a little bit of Watson, whom I've posted a couple times before here.

Papillon Mix

His expressions remind me of Watson's too.

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18 Responses to Dog of the Day: Papillon Mix

  1. Lisa says:

    Ooh he DOES look a bit like Watson! Cutie.

  2. Tara M. says:

    Wow I was shocked by this picture. He looks identical to my dog I thought my eyes were playing tricks on me. I have had my girl since apr 2011 she is approximately 2 years old. I am in San Jose maybe there related.

  3. Delaine says:

    I have a rescue dog, Bodhi, that looks just like this! And they are so unusual!
    Bodhi is also a rescue from the area. I adopted him in Monterey. A year after adopting him, I spotted another dog like Bodhi on Fisherman’s Wharf. Their dog was also a rescue–from Salinas.
    I have wondered for 6 years what kind of Papillon mix he is. In just the last 2 days I found some images of Papillon-Corgis (Corillons) that are just like him. Do you have any other ideas? They are wonderful dogs!!!!

    • Adam Lang says:

      Papillon/Corgi is certainly one possibility. Another would be a long-haired miniature dachshund mix, possibly with papillon.

      Whatever he is, he sure is adorable, huh?

  4. Sophie says:

    My 1 year old rescue puppy looks exactly like this too! Got her in Minneapolis Minnesota. Thought she was Corgi golden mix but now I’m thinking Corgi papillon!

  5. Jo-Anna says:

    Your dog sure looks a lot like my Charlie. We rescued him a month ago at 1 1/2 yrs. We were told he is a “corgi-mix” , now thinking corgie-Papillon.

    http://i42.tinypic.com/2l89lwi.jpg

    • Adam Lang says:

      Aw! That is one cute pup! How big is Charlie? He totally looks like a corgi/golden retriever mix, though it’s hard to tell from the picture if he’s big enough.

    • Jo-Anna says:

      Charlie is about 25 pounds and about 15 inches tall. Short legs and fluffy curley tail.

      • Adam Lang says:

        Well, that would be on the small side for a corgi/golden, but still quite possible. But corgi/papillon is also a possibility, although in that case 25 lbs would be on the large side. (I think the guy in the pictures up top was probably closer to 10-15 lbs.)

  6. Bo says:

    We just bought our puppy from the neighbors who said they found her in Oakland roaming the streets and basically surviving on good looks and charm. She is the sweetest dog with the most amazing disposition and looks almost exactly like the pictures up top. She has slightly shorter legs, a slightly longer/more terrier face, and her ears don’t flop at all.

    My daughter is begging me to let her breed once before we spay her. She is so amazing, I am tempted to do so but only if I find her perfect boy match (not brother or first cousin, hehe). Am I crazy?

    • Adam Lang says:

      I am the wrong one to ask about that. On the one hand, I’m mostly against backyard breeders, because, well, lots of problems, plenty of dogs in shelters already, etc. On the other hand… I am such an utter sucker for cute puppies, and yours sounds ridiculous.

      Vote your conscience!

  7. Marcell says:

    OMG, this is exactly what my Puff looks like. She is from North Cali. She was feral but she is so super sweet. I think this my be her family members. The picture is exactly like Puff except she doesn’t have a tail.

  8. Mara says:

    We have a dog that looks much like that and was adopted in Montgomery TX, the quick blonde fox genetics seem to be all over the place…amazing resemblance.

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