There are so many dog breeds, it's incredibly easy to mistake one pooch for another. Luckily, St. Louis-based artist Grace Gogarty (a.k.a. Little Tunny) has created a comprehensive comic series that will help you identify most of the dog types.

"I've been drawing comics since I was a kid," Grace told Bored Panda. "I absolutely love animals, so that's usually my focus! I worked as a supervisor at a doggy daycare for years and got to meet lots of dogs. The cartoon dogs featured in this guide are the breeds I met the most of."

The artist has divided the series into three parts - big, medium, and small dog breeds, so no k9s are left behind. Great Danes? Check. Border Collies, Yorkshire Terriers? Yep. Pugs, Golden Retrievers, and German Shepherds? Yup. "Sadly, I haven't met every dog in the word yet so that I couldn't write about them all," Grace said. "Although I stereotype them, all dogs are wonderful individuals, so I couldn't possibly pick a favorite breed!"

Among the animals Gogarty owns, there's one pooch as well. "His Name is Huey, and he is an enigma. We have no idea what kind of breeds he's comprised of!" Scroll down to meet the dog memes, and remember - even if some traits sound better than others, every dog deserves a to be a pet. Even if it pees all over your new rug.

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Jef Bateman
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2 years ago

I always feel sorry for huskies who are adopted by lazy people. They should get a lazy dog or a goldfish.

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John L
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2 years ago

Labs are great! They are smart, and loyal,....if you can keep them at home. They're Big-Time roamers. Unfortunately, they don't do all that well in the house. My black Lab, 'Captain Black' had a lethal tail, which was always sweeping back and forth. Unfortunately, he could clear a coffee table in a matter of just a few seconds. The Captain was the main reason why I happily switched from red wine to white wine. Oh, and the Captain sure could fart up a storm too. :D

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Caitlyn McCracken
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2 years ago

Gentle giants!

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Caitlyn McCracken
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2 years ago

Only loves 1 person and won't listen to them lol! They're so loyal but awfully neurotic!

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Hans
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2 years ago

Just like the owners.

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Kjorn
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2 years ago

big babies :-). i had a chihuahua once and met a great dane. my chihuahua scared him to death!

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Sivi
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2 years ago

My dog loves to play with the rottweiler mix down the street. He looks like a purebreed, like no sign of the dalmation or the mastiff in him. Everytime he sees our dog he jumps up and down like a little puppy.

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Jef Bateman
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2 years ago

The Yorkshire terrier will also show its affection by nipping your ankles. They have teeth sharp enough to draw blood at every nip. (Don't tell me that I should break them of that habit, please -- they're not my dogs but a friend's.)

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Shana
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2 years ago

Still miss ours. He was awesome. Never really had to train him and he listened perfectly. Would just walk near you and come when called. Kinda obsessed about bananas and would do anything for 1. (Stole a whole bunch of the table once... Silly dog) He hated water so when it was bath time, I would just get in the shower with him and close the door. He loved getting brushed and groomed though.

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Neena Lahkar
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2 years ago

Poogs from the other article 🤣🤣

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Bence Nagy
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2 years ago

Also Food machine, also needs unlimited times of trecking unless it's hot.

Eilene Janke
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2 years ago

You forgot 'throw the ball, throw the ball, throw the ball.....'!

Poor unfortunate soul
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2 years ago

“Would like every genre except rap and country.” SPIRIT ANIMAL!!!

Ben Leaver
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5 months ago

I think Goldens would like country.

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Luke Turco
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2 years ago

While that may be true.. BALL.... must play ball 29x7.. ball all day, ball all night.. in between pats and face hugs.

Shruti Naik
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2 years ago

I've always wanted a goldie! That'll be the first thing I do with my first paycheck.

Lauren Baker
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2 years ago

I LOVE GOLDENS!!!

Lauren Baker
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2 years ago

In case you didn't see my profile picture... (She's mine)

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Luke Turco
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2 years ago

Ball all day and all night. fetch ball. bring it back.. push ball across table with snot to on of his humans... no see it... try 2nd human... or push it more... throw it at owner... wag tongue and tail... get pats.. more pats, more hugs.. squirrel ... no wait, ball... no pats.. food. snacks... never sleep. Owner one of his humans leaves house sulks, needs Prozac then don't eat for 3 days then eat 4 bowls of food to play ball... On return, acts like human is Prodicol son returning from long lost mission to Mars. Human leaves to take out trash, repeat. Follow into bathroom.. just in case there is a second entrance dog didn't find for his human to escape (or be snatched)... Protect human like highly trained police dog. Eat anyone (or act as if) comes close to door. Then get even more pats when they are made part of the pack.

Allana Rose
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2 years ago

I've often said, when I move to the country I am going to get a Goldie! Such warm sweet dogs!

sunnyrei82
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2 years ago

hahaha! So true! I love my Golden Retrievers (2)!

Jef Bateman
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2 years ago

I think they would love the type of country music that is about relationships. I think Holly Williams' "Waiting on June" would be their favorite song.

Doubanji
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2 years ago

My boy likes some country music, such as Rascal Flatts and the Dixie Chicks. The relationship type stuff as you say!

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Leslie Crowley
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2 years ago

My golden is the neediest boy in the world. Pet me, pet me, more pet! He also felt entitled 20% of whatever you're eating. Otherwise, he'll show you this special "begging" face. Too. Darn. Cute.

Jetta Cundiff
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2 years ago

I know!

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Nicole Beaver
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2 years ago

That was my Mandy. RIP Golden Girl

Linda Oestreich
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1 year ago

My Blaze fits!

Maryse Delacoure
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2 years ago

Oh it's me.

Stevie Fava
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2 years ago

Q@

Jetta Cundiff
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2 years ago

One of the best dogs ever. Love kids!! Very Very Gentle. And NO i don't own one....just love them.

Laura Rezek
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2 years ago

Also, I’m going to dig trenches in your yard & eat your furniture if you don’t pay attention to me

Christina Swanson
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2 years ago

Also never go out wearing unadorned black ever again, that hair sticks like glue

Katie Biller
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2 years ago

I like ALL animals!

Kenny Baldwin
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2 years ago

OMG Farley

Jan Petroff
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2 years ago

Our Golden hated rap or anyone who had more than 5 chains on at once. Didn't like utility workers either. Loved the rest of the world!

Elizabeth Reinhart
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2 years ago

Yes to food machine. I had 2 , a mother and son, they BOTH enjoyed rolling in horse manure. It was the worst smell to remove from their coats.

Lani Salter
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2 years ago

This was exactly my champ. When we brought him home as a puppy we had to play misic to keep him from crying in his carrier

Spirit Wolf 147
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2 years ago

I have a golden retriever/collie mix and an Australian Shepard. Whenever I pet my golden retriever/collie for a little while and then switch over to petting the Australian Shepard she shoves her head under my hand to keep me from petting the other dog LOL and she’s thirteen while the Australian Shepard is seven

Catherine Crocker
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2 years ago

We have a golden mix and definitely our "love dog" and is my constant shadow!

Catherine Crocker
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2 years ago

We have a golden mix and she is a lover nonstop. My constant shadow!

Jo Murphy
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2 years ago

Naaaaw you forgot 'beautiful angel'.

Tara Kuhn
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2 years ago

That's so funny. My two are nothing like what any of you describe. Totally independent and want nothing to do with fetching a ball. Papered too so not mixes. All they want to do is go for walks and runs.

Ellee Neilands
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2 years ago

Any form of water is fair game. Muddy is the best outfit to wear - forget those cute sweaters.

Holly Cavanaugh
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2 years ago

level 9000 human food mooch

Rita Kinvig
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2 years ago

Great wee site

Gloria Hafner
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2 years ago

loves hanging out with disabled people

Patsy Dunn
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2 years ago

mine sheds her body weight daily. Does not her strength and has caused me some injuries.

Eilene Janke
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2 years ago

You forgot 'throw the ball, throw the ball, throw the ball.....'

Rainbow screen
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2 years ago

Wait does this mean they like...METAL!!!

Daphne
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2 years ago

Okay, I swear on my life that me golden retriever/ poodle mix falls asleep within 1 minute of me playing smooth jazz. She LOVES smooth jazz.

Hannah MKim
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2 years ago

This drawing though 😆

Łukasz Wronka
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2 years ago

And they don't retrieve anything

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Judith Sullivan
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2 years ago

Poodles are smarter than many humans.

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Caitlyn McCracken
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2 years ago

Will run until they bleed!! I'm dying

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Caitlyn McCracken
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2 years ago

'Hidden in folds' lmao these are too much

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Rafaella Bueno
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2 years ago

Tsundere lol that actually sums it up pretty well. Mine sometimes wants to be pet hard and long, but mostly she'll lay down somewhere close and love you from a distance - just don't touch her or she'll leave.

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Nadine
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2 years ago

Just adopted an old man doxie with no teeth. Jef is right, he will eat rabbit poops, frozen bread in the yard for the birds, anything off the floor. He doesn't look to see what it is, he just gulps it down.

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Phil The Computer
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2 years ago

"BorkBorkBorkBorkBorkBorkBorkBorkBorkBorkBorkBorkBorkBorkBorkBorkBorkBorkBorkBorkBorkBorkBorkBorkBorkBorkBork"

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Mont
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2 years ago

According to these descriptions, most of these breeds should not be house pets.

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Rafaella Bueno
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2 years ago

You're thinking about akitas. Shibas (mostly) like petting. Akitas are like "no way, dude" as they slip just out of your reach. Not fan of strangers.

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2 years ago

That's it? Just "enchanted cloud"? Lol

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LittleGrayMouse
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2 years ago

I've come to know boxers as social dogs that love to play and hug...

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LittleGrayMouse
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2 years ago

Endless barker, always cold, always hungry, lives in its own world.

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John L
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2 years ago

In my seventy plus years, I have always been a dog lover/owner. Big dogs, medium dogs, and small ones. But when I got my first shih-tzu I've never looked back since. They're very energetic, love kids, easy to hold, and the most expensive part to them is the grooming every 6-7 weeks. They don't eat a lot, and best of all, they don't leave big piles that need cleaning up. Oh, and they look like hairy little children, in need of affection. I love my CharlieK. Period!

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Peggy Staiano
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2 years ago

Very cute. But you missed Chow Chow, my favorite breed. Probably beacause I also like cats =]

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