This is Garrett.
Part Aussie Cattle Dog---"telltale" white-tipped tail and herds all his toys and bones into perfect piles.
Part Cherokee---a rez dog from northeastern Oklahoma.
Part raccoon---handsome longish brindle coat and thoughtful generosity.
Found at the local shelter, he's one of the most interesting dogs I've ever known. If I were one for making dogs wear clothes (boy, am I not), I'd get him a t-shirt that says,
DAMN THE AKC