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Brindle colors are within the core bulldog family, but the merle coloration likely comes from curs that are fairly widely distributed in the Deep South. Crossing bulldog-types with curs is not unusual. Even today, a common cross is the “Catahoula bulldog.”

There are not many breeds that have the potential to have brindle and merle occur on the same dog, but this is one of them.

The only other ones I can think of are the Great Dane and the Cardigan Welsh corgi. Lurchers (obviously) also have this potential.

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