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Old 23 December 2008, 04:00 PM
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What I wanna know is how on earth you'd get the dog to sit still long enough to complete a dye job like that.
Diezapam, halothane and chloral hydrate usually work.
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Old 23 December 2008, 04:18 PM
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I thought of this when I read "leopard dog" bad me.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jl7v1yohQzg
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Old 23 December 2008, 08:37 PM
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[hijack] Anyone recall the name of that 19th/18th? Century taxidermist who uesd to stitch together bits of different animals and present them as a new species he'd discovered? [/hijack]
Wasn't it most of them? Chimera taxidermy was in vogue for a while. I'm not sure why, although I would like to see a kangorrilapig or a beeshrew.
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Old 23 December 2008, 09:09 PM
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The images seem to be from a Flickr photo gallery with 2 more photos.

Link: http://images.google.com/imgres?imgu...icial%26sa%3DN

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Found this leopard-spotted dog in a village high on Mt. Agung, in Bali. As far as I could tell the spots were real...I checked him over good. Someone explain this to me. Never saw another one on the island, so it's certainly not a local thing. Could you breed a hyena with a canine? Do hyena's even have spots? Hmmmm....
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Old 23 December 2008, 09:41 PM
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Where would a villager high on a mountain in Bali get a Hyena?

[There are spotted non-domesticated dogs, notably the African Wild Dog (now usually called Painted Dogs to avoid confusion with feral dogs); but not of this body shape or pattern, and obvously (if the above post is the source) not in bali]
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Old 23 December 2008, 11:32 PM
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I saw a Catahoula Leopard Dog today (according to the owner). He looked quite similar to the OP dog, although his spots were more smeary. I thought he was some kind of Australian Shepherd mix, at first.
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Old 23 December 2008, 11:44 PM
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Where would a villager high on a mountain in Bali get a Hyena?
e-Bay?

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Old 24 December 2008, 12:42 AM
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I agree with maybe a Catahoula Leopard Dog or mix. This pup has the same kind of spotting as the one in the OP

http://puppydogweb.com/gallery/catah...og_correia.jpg
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Old 24 December 2008, 01:25 AM
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e-Bay?

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YOMANK.

Just in time for Chrimbo too, he added to pad out his letter count.
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Old 24 December 2008, 05:48 AM
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I agree with maybe a Catahoula Leopard Dog or mix. This pup has the same kind of spotting as the one in the OP

http://puppydogweb.com/gallery/catah...og_correia.jpg

As far as I can make out, the Catahoula Leopard Dog is unknown outside of the US so any spotted dogs in Asia just aren't going to be that breed, nor a mix of it. If not photo trickery, the dog in the OP seems to be another dog painted for fun by its owners (especially as they've chosen to mimic the arrangement of spots found on a spotted cat).
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Old 24 December 2008, 05:57 AM
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The images seem to be from a Flickr photo gallery with 2 more photos.

Link: http://images.google.com/imgres?imgu...icial%26sa%3DN
Why do you say that? I can't find the image from this post in that Flickr gallery, and the dog shown in that gallery has a different type of spots than the one in the photo above.


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I agree with maybe a Catahoula Leopard Dog or mix. This pup has the same kind of spotting as the one in the OP

http://puppydogweb.com/gallery/catah...og_correia.jpg
The dog in the post has very different spots than the Catahoula in the link. That Catahoula has larger, less even spots. The dog in the photo I posted does not look like a Catahoula Leopard Dog.
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Old 24 December 2008, 10:24 AM
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Here is the panda-dog llewtrah mentioned. Very convincing!
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Old 24 December 2008, 10:56 AM
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Here is the panda-dog llewtrah mentioned. Very convincing!
Good one! I tried to search but IT Dept have recently blocked lots of sites and I couldn't find it yesterday.
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Old 24 December 2008, 12:00 PM
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As far as I can make out, the Catahoula Leopard Dog is unknown outside of the US so any spotted dogs in Asia just aren't going to be that breed, nor a mix of it.
The OP does not mention a location, or any other information about the photo.
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Old 24 December 2008, 12:51 PM
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The OP does not mention a location, or any other information about the photo.
That still doesn't change the dog having a feline spotted pattern though (and it looks like one of the common Asian "yellow dogs" as seen in the other photos)
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Old 24 December 2008, 11:11 PM
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Here's a link to the Flickr page the photo is from. It says "dog from Kalimpong."
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