Adorable dachshund with a spotted body looks like he’s part Dalmatian

An utterly adorable dachshund puppy  looks like he’s half Dalmatian or cow thanks to a unique two-tone coat. 

Moo the seven-month-old canine has very distinct piebald fur, which is when an animal has unpigmented, white, spots on a pigmented background. In Moo’s case almost his entire body below his head is piebald all over giving him a Dalmatian-like appearance, or making it look like he’s wearing doggy pajamas. 

Owner Victoria Hoffman, 24, from Miami, Florida, said the combination of Moo’s different markings on his head and body make him unique.

Extra special: An adorable dachshund called Moo has won a host of fans thanks to his unique fur, which means he has a black-and-white spotted body – leaving him looking like a Dalmatian

Adorable: Moo has very distinct piebald fur, which is when an animal has unpigmented, white, spots on a pigmented background

Adorable: Moo has very distinct piebald fur, which is when an animal has unpigmented, white, spots on a pigmented background

Unique: In Moo's case almost his entire body below his head is piebald all over giving him a Dalmatian-like appearance

Unique: In Moo’s case almost his entire body below his head is piebald all over giving him a Dalmatian-like appearance

Confusion: People who see Moo for the first time often mistake his piebald fur for some kind of outfit or even pajamas, his owner Victoria Hoffman, 24, from Miami, said

Confusion: People who see Moo for the first time often mistake his piebald fur for some kind of outfit or even pajamas, his owner Victoria Hoffman, 24, from Miami, said 

She said: ‘He is a unique piebald because he has heavy ticking, black spots on his white coat, and he also has a pure black and tan head. 

One of a kind: 'He is a unique piebald because he has heavy ticking, black spots on his white coat, and he also has a pure black and tan head,' Victoria said of Moo's fur

One of a kind: ‘He is a unique piebald because he has heavy ticking, black spots on his white coat, and he also has a pure black and tan head,’ Victoria said of Moo’s fur 

‘So, it looks like his body doesn’t match his head. 

‘Lots of people think he is wearing a coat or pajamas at first, and they’re surprised to find that it’s actually just his natural coat. 

‘Moo gets lots of reactions everywhere he goes, whether it’s on social media or in everyday life. People love his coat and funny personality. 

‘We get stopped on the street a lot so people can take pictures of him or ask about him. He’s truly such a special little pup. He’s our little star.’ 

Victoria, who works for a skincare beauty company, said Moo has a special personality to match his fur.  

‘Moo doesn’t just have a special coat, but a special personality as well,’ she said. ‘He has lots of attitude and is super cuddly and sweet as well. 

He's got it all: Victoria added that Moo also has an extra special personality, saying, 'He has lots of attitude and is super cuddly and sweet as well'

He’s got it all: Victoria added that Moo also has an extra special personality, saying, ‘He has lots of attitude and is super cuddly and sweet as well’

Stand out: 'Moo gets lots of reactions everywhere he goes, whether it's on social media or in everyday life,' Victoria's revealed

Stand out: 'Moo gets lots of reactions everywhere he goes, whether it's on social media or in everyday life,' Victoria's revealed

Stand out: ‘Moo gets lots of reactions everywhere he goes, whether it’s on social media or in everyday life,’ Victoria’s revealed

Famous! Moo often gets stopped on the street by strangers who want to take pictures of him

Famous! Moo often gets stopped on the street by strangers who want to take pictures of him 

Timing: Victoria said that Moo has been a blessing for her and her boyfriend during the COVID-19 pandemic, explaining they wouldn't have been able to get a dog if it wasn't for lockdown

Timing: Victoria said that Moo has been a blessing for her and her boyfriend during the COVID-19 pandemic, explaining they wouldn't have been able to get a dog if it wasn't for lockdown

Timing: Victoria said that Moo has been a blessing for her and her boyfriend during the COVID-19 pandemic, explaining they wouldn’t have been able to get a dog if it wasn’t for lockdown

‘He loves to hoard his toys in one spot, watermelon and almonds are his favorite treats, and he loves to take naps on his back under his bed. 

‘I never get bored or lonely having Moo around.’ 

Victoria said even in the dark times of COVID-19 Moo has been a blessing giving joy to many, including her and her boyfriend.

‘My boyfriend and I have always wanted a dachshund. I don’t think that we would’ve gotten a dog if it weren’t for COVID because we wouldn’t have been home as much. It’s true that blessings and joy can still come out of hard times. Moo has been just that.’

Several species of dog commonly have piebald coats, including the beagle, but it is also common in birds, cats, cattle, horses, foxes, pigs and even snakes.

Meant to be: 'I don't think that we would've gotten a dog if it weren't for COVID because we wouldn't have been home as much,' Victoria shared

Meant to be: 'I don't think that we would've gotten a dog if it weren't for COVID because we wouldn't have been home as much,' Victoria shared

Meant to be: ‘I don’t think that we would’ve gotten a dog if it weren’t for COVID because we wouldn’t have been home as much,’ Victoria shared

Cheeky: The devoted pet owner said that Moo has done a great job of keeping her entertained while she has been at home

Cheeky: The devoted pet owner said that Moo has done a great job of keeping her entertained while she has been at home 

Friends: Dogs are not the only animals who have piebald fur. It is also common in birds, cats, cattle, horses, foxes, pigs and even snakes

Friends: Dogs are not the only animals who have piebald fur. It is also common in birds, cats, cattle, horses, foxes, pigs and even snakes

Rogue: However Moo's coat is particularly special because it is so distinct from the color of his head and face

Rogue: However Moo’s coat is particularly special because it is so distinct from the color of his head and face

A-moo-zing: The adorable pup boasts more than 13,000 followers on Instagram - where people regularly compare him to a cow because of his fur

A-moo-zing: The adorable pup boasts more than 13,000 followers on Instagram - where people regularly compare him to a cow because of his fur

A-moo-zing: The adorable pup boasts more than 13,000 followers on Instagram – where people regularly compare him to a cow because of his fur 

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