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2nd Jan '17 1:19:03 PM Pichu-kun
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* ''Film/ADogsPurpose'' is about a dog who gets reincarnated repeatedly. All of his forms happen to be purebred.

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* ''Film/ADogsPurpose'' ''Literature/ADogsPurpose'' is about a dog who gets reincarnated repeatedly. All of his forms happen to be purebred.
2nd Jan '17 1:18:01 PM Pichu-kun
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* Averted with Sandy from ''ComicStrip/LittleOrphanAnnie'', who is a nondescript looking mongrel. Played with in ''Film/Annie1983'', where Sandy is played by a purebred but is referred to as a mutt. Played straight in ''Film/Annie2014'' as Sandy is played by a Shiba Inu.

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* Averted with Sandy from ''ComicStrip/LittleOrphanAnnie'', who is a nondescript looking mongrel. Played with in ''Film/Annie1983'', ''Film/Annie1982'', where Sandy is played by a purebred but is referred to as a mutt. Played straight in ''Film/Annie2014'' as Sandy is played by a Shiba Inu.
2nd Jan '17 1:17:16 PM Pichu-kun
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* In ''DennisTheMenaceUK'', Gnasher and his pups are all Abyssinian Wire-Haired Tripe-Hounds. It's not mentioned whether their MissingMom was also a Wire-Haired Tripe-Hound, but the pups are never referred to as mongrels.

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* In ''DennisTheMenaceUK'', ''ComicBook/DennisTheMenaceUK'', Gnasher and his pups are all Abyssinian Wire-Haired Tripe-Hounds. It's not mentioned whether their MissingMom was also a Wire-Haired Tripe-Hound, but the pups are never referred to as mongrels.mongrels.
* Averted with Sandy from ''ComicStrip/LittleOrphanAnnie'', who is a nondescript looking mongrel. Played with in ''Film/Annie1983'', where Sandy is played by a purebred but is referred to as a mutt. Played straight in ''Film/Annie2014'' as Sandy is played by a Shiba Inu.



* The Disney film ''Disney/{{Bolt}}'' doesn't feature many dogs, but the dogs it does show are all purebred.

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* The Disney film ''Disney/{{Bolt}}'' doesn't feature many dogs, but the dogs it does show are all purebred.purebred (though [[InformedSpecies Bolt doesn't look it]]).



* ''Film/ADogsPurpose'' is about a dog who gets reincarnated repeatedly. All of his forms happen to be purebred.



* ''WesternAnimation/{{Felidae}}'' is a [[RareFemaleExample rare cat example.]] The majority of the characters have defined breeds. Oddly, the breed known as the European Shorthair seems to be occasionally used to refer to cats that aren't purebred, when the proper term would be Domestic Shorthair/Longhair, or Moggy. It's unknown if this is a translation hiccup, a mistake on the author's part, or intentional, or catbreeding marching on (the series began in 89, many breeds changed since), but it makes it uncertain whether or not all the cats really are purebred.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Felidae}}'' is a [[RareFemaleExample rare cat example.]] example. The majority of the characters have defined breeds. Oddly, the breed known as the European Shorthair seems to be occasionally used to refer to cats that aren't purebred, when the proper term would be Domestic Shorthair/Longhair, or Moggy. It's unknown if this is a translation hiccup, a mistake on the author's part, or intentional, or catbreeding marching on (the series began in 89, many breeds changed since), but it makes it uncertain whether or not all the cats really are purebred.


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* ''VideoGame/TheSims3 Pets'' subverts this. Most dogs are purebred but there are also some "designer dogs" available. You can also design a mutt for yourself.
20th Oct '16 8:18:53 AM WaxingName
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* Iggy from ''Manga/JojosBizarreAdventure'' is a random street dog who just happens to be a purebred Boston terrier.

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* Iggy from ''Manga/JojosBizarreAdventure'' ''Franchise/JojosBizarreAdventure'' is a random street dog who just happens to be a purebred Boston terrier.
25th Sep '16 2:43:24 PM DaibhidC
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* In ''DennisTheMenaceUK'', Gnasher and his pups are all Abyssinian Wire-Haired Tripe-Hounds. It's not mentioned whether their MissingMom was also a Wire-Haired Tripe-Hound, but the pups are never referred to as mongrels.
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* Averted with Mr Fusspot in ''Discworld/MakingMoney'' who, as a rich old lady's pampered pet, you might ''expect'' to be a purebred. Instead, when she challenges Moist to identify Mr Fusspot's breed, he correctly says "Er, all of them?"
13th Aug '16 1:09:32 PM nombretomado
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* Averted in the ShortStory "Herr und Hund" (master and dog) by noone by DichterAndDenker Thomas Mann. The dog from the title is a mixed-breed pointing dog.

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* Averted in the ShortStory "Herr und Hund" (master and dog) by noone no one by DichterAndDenker UsefulNotes/DichterAndDenker Thomas Mann. The dog from the title is a mixed-breed pointing dog.
29th Mar '16 3:45:17 PM Pichu-kun
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* In ''Disney/OliverAndCompany'', all the main canine characters are purebreds (including a chihuahua and a saluki) with the exception of Dodger.
* Other than the titular Tramp, many of the side characters in ''Disney/LadyAndTheTramp'' are purebred. The sequel follows this as well. In a case of GenderEqualsBreed, most of the Lady's litter are females that resemble purebred cocker spaniels, while the male puppy, Scamp, resembles his mongrel father.
* The Pixar film ''WesternAnimation/{{Up}}'' has several dogs: one is a Golden Retriever, another is a doberman, and the rest are all bulldogs and other "bully breeds".

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* In ''Disney/OliverAndCompany'', all the main canine characters are purebreds (including a chihuahua Chihuahua and a saluki) Saluki) with the exception of Dodger.
* Other than the titular Tramp, many of the side characters in ''Disney/LadyAndTheTramp'' are purebred. The sequel follows this as well. In a case of GenderEqualsBreed, most of the Lady's litter are females that resemble purebred cocker spaniels, Cocker Spaniels, while the male puppy, Scamp, resembles his mongrel father.
* The Pixar film ''WesternAnimation/{{Up}}'' has several dogs: one is a Golden Retriever, another is a doberman, Doberman, and the rest are all bulldogs Bulldogs and other "bully breeds".



* ''WesternAnimation/{{Felidae}}'' is a [[RareFemaleExample rare cat example.]] The majority of the characters have defined breeds.
** Oddly, the breed known as the European Shorthair seems to be occasionally used to refer to cats that aren't purebred, when the proper term would be Domestic Shorthair/Longhair, or Moggy. It's unknown if this is a translation hiccup, a mistake on the author's part, or intentional, or catbreeding marching on (the series began in 89, many breeds changed since), but it makes it uncertain whether or not all the cats really are purebred.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Felidae}}'' is a [[RareFemaleExample rare cat example.]] The majority of the characters have defined breeds.
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breeds. Oddly, the breed known as the European Shorthair seems to be occasionally used to refer to cats that aren't purebred, when the proper term would be Domestic Shorthair/Longhair, or Moggy. It's unknown if this is a translation hiccup, a mistake on the author's part, or intentional, or catbreeding marching on (the series began in 89, many breeds changed since), but it makes it uncertain whether or not all the cats really are purebred.



* In ''VideoGame/{{Nintendogs}}'' and similar games, the dogs are generally purebred.

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* In ''VideoGame/{{Nintendogs}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Nintendogs}}'', and other similar dog sim games, the dogs are generally purebred.
29th Mar '16 9:19:04 AM thatother1dude
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* Iggy from ''Manga/JojosBizarreAdventure'' is a random street dog who just happens to be a purebred Boston terrier.
15th Mar '16 2:55:41 PM StFan
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* Most of the dogs in ''Film/HotelForDogs'' are purebred, which is a little jarring considering all the dogs in the movie are supposed to be strays.
* ''Film/CatsAndDogs'' uses purebred dogs for their main characters along with side and background characters.

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* Most of the dogs in ''Film/HotelForDogs'' are purebred, which is a little jarring considering all the dogs in the movie are supposed to be strays.
* ''Film/CatsAndDogs'' uses purebred dogs for their main characters along with side and background characters.

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* Other than the titular Tramp, many of the side characters in ''Disney/LadyAndTheTramp'' are purebred.
** The sequel follows this as well. In a case of GenderEqualsBreed, most of the Lady's litter are females that resemble purebred cocker spaniels, while the male puppy, Scamp, resembles his mongrel father.

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* Other than the titular Tramp, many of the side characters in ''Disney/LadyAndTheTramp'' are purebred.
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purebred. The sequel follows this as well. In a case of GenderEqualsBreed, most of the Lady's litter are females that resemble purebred cocker spaniels, while the male puppy, Scamp, resembles his mongrel father.



* Averted in ''Animation/RoadsideRomeo.'' Except for Charlie Anna (a bulldog), none of the cast appear to be purebred. This is actually rather surprising in Romeo's case, since he started out as the pampered dog of an obviously wealthy family before being abandoned - one might expect such a family to get a pedigreed pet.

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* Averted in ''Animation/RoadsideRomeo.'' Except for Charlie Anna (a bulldog), none of the cast appear to be purebred. This is actually rather surprising in Romeo's case, since he started out as the pampered dog of an obviously wealthy family before being abandoned - -- one might expect such a family to get a pedigreed pet.




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* ''Film/{{Benji}}'' is probably the most famous aversion to this trope, being a mixed-breed shelter dog. In fact, the original producer wanted to use a shelter dog to play Benji in hopes of raising awareness about the plight of abandoned and unwanted dogs.
* Most of the dogs in ''Film/HotelForDogs'' are purebred, which is a little jarring considering all the dogs in the movie are supposed to be strays.
* ''Film/CatsAndDogs'' uses purebred dogs for their main characters along with side and background characters.
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* ''Series/{{Benji}}'' is probably the most famous aversion to this trope, being a mixed-breed shelter dog. In fact, the original producer wanted to use a shelter dog to play Benji in hopes of raising awareness about the plight of abandoned and unwanted dogs.

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* In ''{{Nintendogs}}'' and similar games, the dogs are generally purebred.

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* In ''{{Nintendogs}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Nintendogs}}'' and similar games, the dogs are generally purebred.




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15th Jan '16 3:38:10 AM Anddrix
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This happens for a few reasons. In live action works, studios often use multiple animals to play one animal character. This is a lot easier with a purebred dog, since there are many other individual animals that will look almost exactly the same. It's a lot harder to find "doubles" for a mixed-breed dog that has a more unique appearance. In other cases, studios believe that viewers will [[ViewersAreMorons respond more positively to a dog of a recognizable breed]]. Said reason also helps fit into the matter of [[DogStereotype Breed Stereotypes]], in which they want the "girly" dog to be a poodle, a "mean" dog to be a rottweiler, or other dog breeds often associated with certain traits.

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This happens for a few reasons. In live action works, studios often use multiple animals to play one animal character. This is a lot easier with a purebred dog, since there are many other individual animals that will look almost exactly the same. It's a lot harder to find "doubles" for a mixed-breed dog that has a more unique appearance. In other cases, studios believe that viewers will [[ViewersAreMorons respond more positively to a dog of a recognizable breed]].breed. Said reason also helps fit into the matter of [[DogStereotype Breed Stereotypes]], in which they want the "girly" dog to be a poodle, a "mean" dog to be a rottweiler, or other dog breeds often associated with certain traits.
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