What Breed of Dog Is Disney's Goofy?


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Since he does not resemble any specific breed of dog, Goofy is most likely a mixed breed or a mutt. In Disney cartoons, Goofy appears as a tall, anthropomorphic dog with black fur, an off-white face and white gloves similar to those of Mickey Mouse.

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What Breed of Dog Is Disney's Goofy?
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There has been some confusion over whether Pluto and Goofy are both dogs because their presentation is so different. Pluto is treated as a pet by the other characters, while Goofy, despite also being a dog, is treated like any other of the anthropomorphic characters. Disney states that Goofy was originally conceived as a human character with the physical characteristics of a dog.

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