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Blue eye and brown eye

Discussion in 'General Health' started by Daleford, Jan 22, 2021.

  1. Daleford

    Daleford Forums Regular

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    Thanks for the info. His dad was a blue merle but he is looking like a sable.
     
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  2. Sharon7

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    Saw your photo of him in your other post - he is a sable merle, like my Meadow. She has a small speck of blue in one of her eyes, which disqualified her as a show dog. (In Shelties, brown dogs must have completely brown eyes, blue is OK in blue merles or bi-blues only.) Barkley's mom must have been a sable.
     
  3. Piper's mom

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    Interesting...
    You learn something new everyday!
     
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  4. Daleford

    Daleford Forums Regular

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    Yes, his mom was a beautiful sable and his dad was a merle. I hope he looks like his mom.
     
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  5. Calliesmom

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    Sable merles can be very hard to tell that they are merles. I actually got my sable merle because I was sure that you would be able to tell that he was a merle when he was grown up. and you definitely can.....:winkgrin:
     
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  6. Daleford

    Daleford Forums Regular

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    I like your first line. I hope you cannot see any merle when he colors out. I will be posting some pics of his colors at 8 weeks when I get this photos hosting thing worked out.
     
  7. Calliesmom

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    it is what is challenging if a breeder doesn't realize that a dog that they are using for stud or as a dam is a sable merle and they breed with a blue merle or a biblue- then you have the chance of double merle puppies and that is where health issues occur.
     
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  8. Elei

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    I know a beautiful sable Merle (besides the beautiful ones on this forum). I think your pup will be beautiful no matter what
     

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