11 pairs of dog breeds that can confuse even avid dog lovers
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There are over 200 dog breeds in the world. And despite this huge variety, many of them are similar to each other. Spaniels, Boxers, and Pekingese can be completely different dogs. We will not make you dog handlers, but we will help you a little to see the difference between similar-looking puppies.
To do this, we have created a list of dogs that are very easy to confuse. And next time you will clearly understand which dog you are looking at.
1. St. Bernard and the Moscow watchdog.
St. Bernard has a slightly flattened muzzle with folds and a snub nose. The Moscow Watchtower is slightly smaller. Her body is elongated, her nose is straight, and there are no folds on her cheeks.
2. Pekingese and Japanese Chin.
The muzzle of the Pekingese is almost flat. The Japanese Chin has a slightly rounded forehead.
3. Golden Retriever and Labrador Retriever.
The golden retriever has longer ears. Its coat is longer and may be wavy. The Labrador Retriever is more massive and has a denser physique, with well-developed muscles. It has short, straight and thick fur.
4. Malamute and Siberian Husky.
The Alaskan Malamute has a large, bulky head, with rounder, more widely spaced ears. Siberian Huskies have a down-curved tail and long thin legs.
5. Russian toy terrier and Prague rat.
The Russian Toy Terrier has triangular ears and a more pointed muzzle. The Prague rat is more muscular, sleeker, and longer.
6. Collie and Sheltie.
The Collie is taller and bigger and has a narrower and longer muzzle. The Sheltie has a shorter and wider head.
7. French Bulldog and Boston Terrier.
The French Bulldog is stockier, stockier, and shorter. Deep wrinkles on the head and muzzle. The Boston Terrier is more graceful, with elongated and thin paws. He has smoother cheeks and a smoother forehead.
8. Bernese Mountain Dog and Australian Shepherd.
The Bernese Mountain Dog has a large and massive head with a wide, rounded forehead. The Australian Shepherd is smaller. She has a waterproof coat of medium length.
9. Pitbull and Staffordshire Terrier.
The body of the American Pit Bull Terrier is less massive, and the legs are shorter. The parameters of the American Staffordshire Terrier are exactly the opposite. This dog is larger and has longer legs and a broader chest.
10. Cocker Spaniel and Irish Setter.
The English Cocker Spaniel has long, low-set ears. Its coat is long and slightly curly. The Irish Setter is larger and has a longer muzzle. Its coat is moderately long and less curly.
11. Boxer and Cane Corso.
The Boxer is smaller and his lower jaw protrudes forward. In the Cane Corso, the upper lip droops and covers the lower jaw.
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