When you create something you can only see it through a creator’s eyes, which sometimes miss certain aspects of it. This can be as simple as finding some typos in written material, or as dramatic as completely missing an interpretation of something, which I think is what happened to someone here.
Yes, it is a dog. Yes… it’s easy to something different.
It is still available for sale so I think the creator is just going with their vision, which seems totally fine to me.