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06/10/2010 03:31:26 PM · #26
Originally posted by shamrock:

Australian cattle dog?


Colors are good for that. OP says it's very large though, and the cattle dog isn't, particularly...

R.
06/10/2010 03:32:18 PM · #27
Originally posted by Bear_Music:

Originally posted by JustDucky:

My guess would be a coyote pup, which would still be somewhat thicker in the head & snout than an adult.


OP says: "Let me just say, if it's a dog, it's a damn big one!"

Leaves out pups. A full-grown coyote isn't even a particularly big dog, at least by my standards.

R.


Ive seen them get fairly large around here, up to about 40 to 50 pounds...
06/10/2010 03:44:00 PM · #28
Originally posted by PhotoDave:

Originally posted by Bear_Music:

A full-grown coyote isn't even a particularly big dog, at least by my standards.


Ive seen them get fairly large around here, up to about 40 to 50 pounds...


Oh, for sure. We get them that size on the Cape. 50 lbs isn't a big dog, in my world :-) Karma is 60 lbs, and she's still what I'd call medium-sized. For me a "big" dog is like 80 lbs and up, a "really big" dog is like 125+ lbs... Maybe the OP has different criteria?

R.
06/10/2010 03:58:49 PM · #29
I am pretty sure that wolf, or whatever-it-was I saw a few years ago, would have weighed in at least a good 80+ lbs. I've seen plenty of coyotes, and that beast was easily 2x the size of your average adult coyote.
06/10/2010 07:03:01 PM · #30
Originally posted by Bear_Music:

... For me a "big" dog is like 80 lbs and up, a "really big" dog is like 125+ lbs... Maybe the OP has different criteria?

R.

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06/11/2010 12:53:37 AM · #31
It was the size of a big dog. A full grown German Shepherd maybe. It seemed bulkier though. Not fatter.

Of course, I was a bit far away so my scale may be off. It was no small animal.

Message edited by author 2010-06-11 00:54:56.
06/11/2010 01:05:20 AM · #32
Originally posted by GeneralE:

Originally posted by Bear_Music:

... For me a "big" dog is like 80 lbs and up, a "really big" dog is like 125+ lbs... Maybe the OP has different criteria?

R.

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06/11/2010 01:55:20 AM · #33
The grass in the OP photo is too high to see all of the animal, but if it has 6 legs, then it isn't a coyote.
06/11/2010 02:02:04 AM · #34
Originally posted by MelonMusketeer:

The grass in the OP photo is too high to see all of the animal, but if it has 6 legs, then it isn't a coyote.

I would agree except that this is only a couple hundred miles from three mile island.
06/11/2010 02:12:53 AM · #35
Originally posted by Art Roflmao:

Originally posted by GeneralE:

Originally posted by Bear_Music:

... For me a "big" dog is like 80 lbs and up, a "really big" dog is like 125+ lbs... Maybe the OP has different criteria?

R.

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Pffft! You call that a big dog?? THIS is a big dog...
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Naw, that's a carnivorous pony ... ;-)
06/11/2010 07:36:03 AM · #36
Eet's Godzirra!!
06/11/2010 09:24:38 AM · #37
Love the carnivorous pony! Where's it's saddle? ;-)

FWIW..was thinking of what the biggest dog I've ever met was...and apart from a male Great Pyrenees (who weighed a good 140), a SAR guy (Search-and-Rescue) had a big husky/Shepherd/wolf bitch. He didn't use her for SAR as she was too likely to take off, but she was one big girl. I recall her looking especially long in the body, not ridiculously so, but definitely moreso than a husky or Shepherd.
06/11/2010 09:48:49 AM · #38
Hyena?
06/11/2010 09:55:49 AM · #39
Don't know if these are among the biggest, but the breeds that I've seen that were the most impressive by their size and presence were the Tosa and the Naples Mastiff. These pics are not mine.

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06/11/2010 10:03:26 AM · #40
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06/11/2010 10:50:48 AM · #41
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Message edited by author 2010-06-11 10:57:20.
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