athletes and dogs

greythoundgirl  asked:

Which sighthound do you like best (and why)? If choosing between a greyhound, whippet, or Italian greyhound which would you pick (and why)?

Well, a sighthound I could see myself owning would be the Rhodesian Ridgeback (a beefy looking Charlie). They are handsome, athletic, and just nice dogs. They tend to be independent, and willful, and not a good choice for many inexperienced owners. Which is why I really wouldn’t get one, unless I end up with lots of free time in the future. 

My favorite sighthound is the Saluki, cause they pretty. 

But if I had to choose between the Greyhound, Whippet, & Italian Greyhound, I would pick a Whippet because they come in a longhair version that I think looks super cool! Iggies are too fragile for me, and Greyhounds are great, I just like the way the Whippet looks.


When you use your ears as flotation devices because you can…and because your legs are short!


Haikyuu showdog!au, where Hinata and the rest of Karasuno are different types of show dogs on Ukai’s athletic relay dog team- with:
Hinata as a Jack Russell Terrier
Kags as a Border Collie
Tsuki as a Golden Retriever/Lab mix
Yamaguchi as a sweet brown Dalmatian
Tanaka as a Rottweiler
Noya as a Dachshund
Asahi as a gentle pitbull
Suga as an Australian Shepherd
and Daichi as a German Shepherd
((Oikawa is a poodle-))

Small descriptions below:
Hinata, has always aspired to be a showdog, but none of his previous owners seemed to have the will to try or the patience to deal with his energy, until Ukai sees the small dog’s potential and adopts him for the team. Hinata has amazing athletic skill, able to run faster and jump higher than any of the bigger dogs on the team, but the terrier is poorly trained and disobedient, often running past obstacles without waiting for anyone- and nobody able to keep up. Slowly but surely, Hinata is learning from the other dogs.

Kageyama is a border collie adopted at the same time as Hinata and formerly from the Kitagawa Daiichi dog team. He was put up for adoption when aggression towards the other dogs resulted in one fight too many fights, and he remained unadopted for several months until Ukai finally found him and took him in. Kageyama can navigate any course with trained accuracy, and he hardly ever trips up on an obstacle. The only problem, is, similar to Hinata, he tends to do everything on his own, hurrying ahead of the trainer. After what happened, he’s trying his hardest to socialize with the other dogs.

For those of you how haven’t figured out from my two to three reblogs of Lazytown things (ie most of you) I have fallen into Lazytown Hell. It’s quite nice here, great weather. I wasn’t going to spam you all but I had an idea while taking a nap (Robbie would be so proud), LazyCatandDogtown! (I too hope a better title is in the works). Honestly it’s just what I think everyone would look like as a cat or dog and who would be what.Great excuse to look up puppy and kitten pic.

First the dogs!

Sport- Border collie because if you know anything about these dogs you are nodding your head in agreement. He’s be a blue merle color and have blue eyes which isn’t really common or a thing in borders. Elf magic.

Stephanie- Standard Poodle or possibly golden or labradoodle. Obviously she’s a puppy right now. Poodles are athletic and intelligent dogs and it fits even when ignoring the “pink poodle” cliche. I imagine she gets a lot of flack, especially from Trixie, until one day Trix falls into a pool or pond and can’t swim. Enter Steph’s water retriever instinct and saves her. Insta bff. 

As and adult she is dyed pink (with beet juice), which she actually loves, and vistis kids in hospitals along with other more athletic pursuits.

Trixie- German Shepard. She’s misunderstood and sometimes feared but it’s all in how you treat her. Likes to be the tough girl but is still just a puppy.

Mayor Milford Meanswell- Basset Hound. That face just screams the name Milford to me.

Now the Cats!

Robbie- Siamese. Long and lanky with a distinct face and voice the Siamese was the first thing that came to mind. Robbie however has grey eyes though almost no siamese does.

Stingy-Scottish Fold. Personality wise I don’t have anything to back this up. It’s more in the face, the big eyes and ears make me think of Stingy. And I can just imagine this little gay saying to himself ‘that’s mine’.

Bessie Busybody- Persian. Elegance, grace, a little bit stuck up? Certainly has the looks of it. Honestly the cats are mostly based on their looks vs. personality. Maybe I’m cheating. But Ms. Busybody does look like a persian to me. Can’t anyone tell me otherwise.

Ziggy-I went through so much with Ziggy. An image of a mostly white Kitten-Ziggy with brown tabby patches playing with a hair tie was what inspired this whole thing. I could just see Kitten-Ziggy getting into so much trouble. Originally he was going to be a British Short Hair. I know I know, BSH? They have such big eyes. Well no one quite fit. I bounced around a lot and thought Norwegian Forest Cat! Someone should be a Scandinavian breed. Then I found this guy. A munchkin. And it just clicked. The face, the short stubby legs.Ziggy. 

Now your about to say where’s my son Pixel?! And rightfully so. And he could’ve been either cat or dog (most of them could go either way) but my half asleep brain had immediately said ‘He’s the human!’ I guess this is at an animal daycare and Pixel takes care of everyone? I think my brain needed it to be even but it’s still a cute idea. I’m planning to find the cat-dog reverse of everyone and post it so I’ll add his breeds there. I already have them picked out ofc.

The paladins as dogs

so ok luckily for you guys i went through a dog phase in elementary school so clearly im qualified to do this 

Shiro- Alaskan Malamute 



-pack dog, needs a squad

-gentle but protective 

-tough but not agressive 

Keith- Karelian bear dog

- Agressive 

-not trusting of outsiders 

-fiercely loyal if you gain its trust 


-stubborn, once it starts fighting a bitch it aint gonna stop

Hunk- Leonberger

-gets along with everyone

-quickly adapts to whatever situation theyre in


-smart socially and situationally 


Pidge- Border collie 

-The smartest™

- cautious 

-protective, dont mess with their toys

- tenacious 

- alert

Lance- whatever the fuck my dog is 

-tries to act chill even tho everyone knows they’re not chill 

- sleeps a lot

-short attention span

-is annoying but its ok we still love them

- a lil bit weird 

anonymous asked:

Fish should definitely be a german shepherd! It goes well with Lexa's personality: intimidating at first sight but cuddling monsters for the people they love. They are great with kids. Females are protective of the family while males prefere to protect the territory. They are athletic dogs, I skateboard with mine to bust some of their energy. Also my mom can't raise her voice to my niece without the dogs getting all protective, surrounding my niece. Imagine Alex having that kind of bodyguard

I second this