Identifying a Dog's Origins

These are only general indications as a rigorous scientific identification is very difficult, even for those who possess notions of anatomy and a morphologic knowledge of all the existing recognized breeds.

In general, a specialist can try to recognize the breed of the ancestors by looking and a conformation of the head and tail of the animal; the color and consistency of the fur, the weight, the shape of the ears and the body shape in general, are pieces of information that although they provide some clues, can be more of a hindrance when it comes to reconstructing a genealogical tree.

In the following pages we will analyze the main characteristics of the different kinds of mutts.

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