Ha ha!! So back to the point. No matter what he is..he's beautiful and loved! About the barking...I've trained mine with a noise association and "NO!". They start barking...you find a noise that you can use to stop the barking...use the noise and say "no" in a firm voice. Clickers work well. You can also whistle. He looks like he'll learn fast!! Try that and let me know how it goes. Mine did really well with this!!! PS...maybe a chocolate lab mix? He does look a bit like a weimeriner!!!