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Hi, I adopted/rescued Abby, she is 8-9 weeks old and weighs 5 kilo (11lbs).

Some people are telling me she looks like she has some rottie in her... She is extremely smart and is training exceptionally well.

Please tell me what you think she is (or is partly) and why (so I can learn for the future)?
Here is a link to the photos if they do not show under: https://picasaweb.google.com/adamaspringer/Abby?authuser=0&feat=directlink



 

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That looks like a Rottweiler, at least the markings and coat texture look Rottweiler. If there is anything else mixed in, I don't see it.

Is she learning new commands with around 10 or so repititions?

What about her toes, are they webbed?
 

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Is she learning new commands with around 10 or so repititions?

What about her toes, are they webbed?
She learns very quick, less then even ten times.... I trained her to sit in front of her food bowl when i put it down and not to eat it until i say bon apitite...

About her toes, yes they are webbed.

She has a sister which my friend took and she looks the same except her hair is a bit longer and curly at the ears?
 

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Doesn't look like a Rottweiler at all, really, apart from color, and there are TONS of black and tan breeds out there. She looks like a mix, possibly with some Doberman in there, although its hard to tell at this age. Muzzle is definitely too long and narrow for Rottweiler though.
 

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Looks a lot like a ton of Rottweiller/German Shepherd mixes I know
 

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How about some Dobie/Rott/ like Abbylynn with some GSD in there? I never got to see Abbylynn before she was 5 months old. Sure is a cutie though! :)
 

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She learns very quick, less then even ten times.... I trained her to sit in front of her food bowl when i put it down and not to eat it until i say bon apitite...

About her toes, yes they are webbed.

She has a sister which my friend took and she looks the same except her hair is a bit longer and curly at the ears?
aww, that's too cute!

I've always heard webbed toes and a "square foot" are a retriever traits. Afterall, water dogs need good "flippers!" So I'll committ myself to some Retreiver traits.

In the late 90's a book came out about dog intelligence/trainability of dogs, it has a sort of "list" by breed that gives a general idea of how many repititions it takes to learn a new command, and the success rate at which the dog will follow the command. Your pup doesn't sound like a slacker! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Intelligence_of_Dogs

my highly, novice guesstimate, is it's in the working breeds. Rott/American Lab mix could account for the longer muzzle, or as someone else pointed out, a Dobe is a good guess too.

Not sure when you got the pups, but a personal experience comes to mind with your friends pup; watch the other pups ears for a few days, see if they pop upright. When we first got our GSD, he had floppy ears, within a few days they popped upright and stayed that way the rest of his life!

If you REALLY want to know for sure, Amazon has those doggy DNA kits on sale for $50. (that's a deal)
 

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I dunno....them paws look ginormous!

Very very cute pup, though!!
I never go by the size of the paws, a Corgi is going to have larger paws than a Whippet but who's the bigger dog in the end? I go by weight at the time and if at 8 weeks this pup is 11 pounds like the OP says then the pup isn't going to be very large.
 
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