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Guide for Auto Dogs & Cats Detection

In order to get a quick and precise detection of dogs and cats when using Fujifilm's Auto Dog / Cat Detection function, the list below shows the types of dogs and cats that are easier to identify than others.

Dog Types Recommended for Detection

Continental Toy Spaniel
Golden Retriever
Pembroke Welsh Corgi
Yorkshire Terrier
  • Akita
  • American Foxhound
  • Ariege Pointing Dog
  • Ariegeois
  • Basenji
  • Basset Fauve de Bretagne
  • Bearded Collie
  • Bichon Frise
  • Bolognese
  • Border Collie
  • Border Terrier
  • Canaan Dog
  • Cardigan Welsh Corgi
  • Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
  • Clumber Spaniel
  • Coton de Tulear
  • Dutch Smoushond
  • English Springer Spaniel
  • German Spitz
  • Grand Griffon Vendeen
  • Great Pyrenees
  • Hokkaido
  • Hovawart
  • Istarski Kratkodlaki Gonic
  • Japanese Spitz
  • King Charles Spaniel
  • Kishu
  • Kooikerhondje
  • Korea Jindo Dog
  • Kuvasz
  • Labrador Retriever
  • Lhasa Apso
  • Maremma Sheepdog
  • Miniature Schnauzer
  • Norfolk Terrier
  • Norrbottenspet
  • Norwegian Buhund
  • Norwegian Lundehund
  • Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen
  • Portuguese Podengo
  • Portuguese Pointer
  • Posavaz Hound
  • Pyrenean Mastiff
  • Slovak Cuvac
  • Slovakian Rough-haired Pointer
  • Swedish Vallhund
  • West Highland White Terrier

Cat Types Recommended for Detection

American Curl
American Shorthair
Maine Coon
Scottish Fold
  • American Bobtail
  • American Wirehair
  • Chartreux
  • Egyptian Mau
  • European Burmese
  • Exotic Shorthair
  • Japanese Bobtail
  • LaPerm
  • Manx
  • Norwegian Forest Cat
  • Oriental
  • Ragamuffin
  • Selkirk Rex
  • Siberian
  • Singapura
  • Somali
  • Turkish Angora
  • Turkish Van

Characteristics of Dogs & Cats with Detection Difficulties


  • Detection of dogs/cats that have large patches around the eyes or nose (especially black patches) can be difficult.


  • Detection of blackish dark colored dogs/cats can be difficult.
  • Detection of dogs/cats without much contrast between facial parts (eyes and nose) and their overall body color can be difficult.


  • Detection of wrinkly, short muzzled face can be difficult.
  • Detection can be difficult if the distance between the eyes and tip of nose is comparatively long (dogs with long nose can be difficult to detect when shooting down from an angle).
  • Dection of cats with thin faces can be difficult.


  • Detection of dogs with hair covering the eyes, nose or entire face can be difficult.
  • Detection of cats with hair covering the facial contour can be difficult.


  • Detection of dogs/cats that are constantly in motion cannot be recognized.


  • Detection of dogs/cats in a backlit situation can be difficult.