Whatever their precise lineage, the Tumat pups will keep scientists busy for some time.
The group reportedly confessed that they had stole 25 dogs between December 20 and 30 to sell for meat
Dogs from around the world compete in Britain's famed Crufts Dog Show.
They were fatally beaten and their motorbike was burned while two others managed to escape
Behind-the-scenes at the Westminster Dog Show.
The dogs were hidden in boxes on a northbound bus, weighing 350 kilograms
The men carried spikes and chili powder for an apparent escape plan
They have admitted to stealing at least one dog every day
The driver said he was hired to carry the dead animals and innards from Da Nang to Thai Binh Province
The four men were reportedly returning from a hunting trip when they saw a suspicious duo
He was riding pillion with another man when an unidentified person shot at them from a car
The two arrests were made within ten days, both at early hours
The drivers said they were only paid to deliver the dogs
He is also an illegal worker and could be deported