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.

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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

Ty Bosch
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2 years ago

Both my collies have actually done this 😂

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Jef Bateman
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2 years ago

The border collie needs to have work to do or it will be neurotic. If you don't have time to spend training your dog, get something less intelligent. Sometimes a border collie will herd your kids to keep them from getting separated from you.

Joyce Berman
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2 years ago

They're great if you have kids. You always know where the kids are because the dog has them contained in a circle. Loved ours.

Fiona Messenger
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2 years ago

Our collie cross used to "round up" the adults...

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Nicky OldfieldDesciple
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2 years ago

I have a Border Collie and I can promise you this is true. Shilo my dog is perpetual motion. He's either 100 miles an hour or asleep. But the amount of love and loyalty and true friendship you get from a Border Collie is second to none.

RoseMarie Szekely-Rader
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2 years ago

LOL, as soon as you open your eyes, there she is with a ball. Oh, you don't want the ball? O.k., Here is a Squeaky toy. Not that one? Ah, here is a rope..... Plays non-stop, No eye contact, No eye contact....

Vikki Maggi
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2 years ago

OMG you just described my border collie, Jet! If you ignore him you’ll have 50 different toys on the couch beside you! 😂

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Master Markus
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2 years ago

They're for herding, not "toiling in the fields" like produce farmers!

Alicia Margarita Machin Mastromatteo
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2 years ago

Add "pet me, but don't, but do"

Elise Mon
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2 years ago

and they're smart too

Amanda Krzyzanowski
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2 years ago

My poor BC got a blister on his paw once and I didn't know till the blood tracks were found. Will actually run even when bleeding.

Doubanji
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2 years ago

My friends stepmum has one that doesn't get enough exercise. One day when we took him out we were throwing his rubber you for him until we realised that he got to play with it so rarely his mouth was bleeding :'( the step sister has grown up and learnt to drive and now does agility and fly ball with him so he doesn't get into such a state anymore...

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earringnut
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2 years ago

i have a border collie mix and yep

Fay Worrilow
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2 years ago

I've had several Border Collies. Wonderful dogs. My current dogs have aged. The oldest is 14 and had to retire when she was 10 because her knees are bad. My 12 year old will be retiring in March. It's breaking my heart, but it's time to stop working. He's just not capable anymore. He's been a wonderful dog too.

Christina Ramirez
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2 years ago

HA! Mine still wants to run even AFTER he bleeds... *eye roll*

Lauren Baker
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2 years ago

Another one of my favorite breeds!

Nicky OldfieldDesciple
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2 years ago

I have a Border Collie and I can promise you this is true. Shilo my dog is perpetual motion. He's either 100 miles or asleep. But the amount of love and loyalty and true friendship you get from a Border Collie is second to none.

Skylar McMillan
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2 years ago

LMAO

Liz Thomas
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12 months ago

Extremely sensitive and incredible desire to please! No anxiety if they receive the appropriate amount of excercise. My fav!!!!!!!

Sarah Garcia
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2 years ago

And BOSSY!

Fiona Messenger
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2 years ago

And...is smarter than you are.

Kirsteen McDonald
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2 years ago

Our collie, and collie cross, have done this. They will just keep going and going and going and going!

Patrick Robinson
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2 years ago

Will herd anything that moves, even if it can't do so on it's own accord, like leaves or toys.

Christina Swanson
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2 years ago

Ball! Ball! Ball! Oh chicken to chase. Ball!

Deborah Oles
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2 years ago

That's our Daisy!

Candy Sheppard
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2 years ago

knew one that was mad for the ball and his feet would bleed if you didn't take away the ball

Diane Lloyd
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2 years ago

Our border/Aussie mix, Arrow, ran and jumped and played until she too blew her knees out. She was only 6. It didn't slow her down too much but we worried about the pain factor 'cause we simply couldn't afford the surgeries that were recommended. She WAS the boss of every other dog we welcomed to the family. She used to tattle on the puppy all the time. She would growl and come and get us if the puppy was getting into something forbidden. She was also in charge of protectin'...always protectin'...she left us at 14 and I miss her ever so much. You can't imagine the problems we've had with T-Rex's attacking the house since she died.

Jonathan Paintin
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2 years ago

Mine is mellow bit loves being on a semi. At home cuddles and psycho play time. But super loyal to my wife and I.

Dorris Dale
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2 years ago

it's is true: loves to run and is afraid of his water in his water bowl, has to sneak up on it and will run away if it ripples

Barbi Lucas
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2 years ago

Very intelligent working dogs, who become frustrated when they haven't got a job.

Melissa Hardy
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2 years ago

Flying frisbee dog.

Kracken
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2 years ago

But will never understand why he can't sleep in your bed wet & muddy

Moira Czt
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2 years ago

stephanie pirie

Sam Leigh
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2 years ago

Poor babies

Allayna
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2 years ago

This border collie has definitely seen some things... XD

Allana Rose
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2 years ago

Yet another dog got because of their beauty and intelligence but a runner because they are not exercised enough. Great dogs though. Love them!

Phoebe Bean
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2 years ago

And the smartest breed of them all !

Lynn Bell
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2 years ago

Oh so true. Mine will run or swim till he dies. Completely neurotic

thebridget
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2 years ago

Lol mine is scared off water! Hopefully we'll help him lose that fear this summer! He is OBSESSED with fetch though! He loves nothing more than to catch a Frisbee in midair, over and over again! He NEVER stops, no matter how tired he is!

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Doubanji
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2 years ago

My Puggle is absolutely convinced he's actually a Border Collie, any time he sees one or especially a group he attached himself to the back and forgets he's meant to be with us!!

Gimmick Schnabitz
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2 years ago

i used to love border collies as a kid

James Foster
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2 years ago

So true...

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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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