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Mutt characteristics

Wed Apr 18, 2018 12:05 pm

So Benny boi here is a mutt; a mix of coyote, wolf, huskey, Irish wolfhound, Doberman pincher, bernese mountain dog, pitbull, and Newfoundland. And I have no idea what his color pallete should be/patterns. Any suggestions? (About all breeds equal percentage of genes)

Re: Mutt characteristics

Wed Apr 18, 2018 12:20 pm

Realistically, most wolf hybrids really resemble wolves -- but at 'Souls we can really play around with any markings if they're realistic for part of the hybrid!

With his breeds, a couple colorations or markings come to mind. :o You've got agouti or "wolf grey", which would give Benjamin a more "wolfish" look but wouldn't exclude huskies! You could also play with more "brownish" agouti, or grey, or even darker colors.

With a Dobie or Bernese Mountain Dog, I think of black with tan points, maybe with some residual white.

Anyway -- in general, I find drawing inspiration from real mutts and canines helpful, and this website is a great resource on various colors and markings found in dogs!

I'm also gonna go ahead and move this to Questions & Help. :)

Re: Mutt characteristics

Wed Apr 18, 2018 8:06 pm

Thanks so much, Raze! This really helps. :)

Re: Mutt characteristics

Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:49 am

How does this look to you? https://www.instagram.com/p/BhwfJDHl1ft/

Re: Mutt characteristics

Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:54 am

I think that looks fantastic! :)

Re: Mutt characteristics

Thu Apr 19, 2018 12:16 pm

Ok good. :) thx for all the help
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