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I know you folks are just as eager to know the breeds present in the little furry one as I am but - in an effort to boost blog traffic to an all-time high this week - we won't be posting the results until Friday. Isn't it more fun to get everyone's predicitons?!? I'll go first. I predict: German Short-Haired Pointer, Pit Bull, Jack Russell Terrier, and Dalmation. I believe the test will reveal the top breeds present up to ten.
I'm posting a photo of Jack for those of you who may not know him personally but would like to participate in the fun (and because he is so gosh darn cute!). Jack is considered a medium-sized dog, weighing in between 38 and 43 pounds since he was adopted when he was approximately one year old in March of 2004. He has two other large spots like those on his face - one on his back hip and one centered around his stubby, seemingly-clipped, tail.
6:16 PM - AF has opened the results and will be keeping them a secret until Friday so that I may continue to guess along with readers. Here is what she has shared with me: Two breeds make up about half of Jack. Three breeds make up the other half. This does not mean he has five parents, but just that neither parent was a purebred.
6:18 PM - AF has shared with me that NONE of my guesses are in these top five dominant breeds. Wowsers.
6:28 PM - AF shares: "Out of the five, there is one that I have no idea what it looks like and three that I'd be able to draw." "Does the length of hair matter? Cause I am surprised he doesn't have longer hair."
6:32 PM - BioPet VetLab disclaimer: It is important to remember that the physical and behavioral traits of the breeds desribed in your analysis may not necessarily be evident in your dog. Hmph.
7:34 PM - Made it through dinner but not dessert before convincing AF to tell me the results. All I will say is: I may seek out a second opinion. The three lesser-dominant breeds make sense, but the most dominant are quite surprising. Keep guessing guys!
9:40 PM - Text, BBM, FB, email and Tweet at me all you want, folks. The results are top secret until Friday. Without revealing AF's identity (for fear she will be overwhelmed by texts from inquiring minds), I will share this picture taken as we opened the envelope: