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Sable Merle?

Discussion in 'Sheltie Colors' started by Cleo2014, Jul 3, 2015.

  1. Cleo2014

    Cleo2014 Forums Enthusiast

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    So I am pretty sure she is a sable merle because she has one eye that is part blue. I just want everyone's thoughts. A friend got her for me for my birthday a few months after I was recovering from a recent flare from my Crohn's disease that almost killed me. She said I needed a friend to distract me from thinking about what was going on. It worked and I am 100% better, with the help of Cleo and meds. Anyway, she gave me all the paperwork with a bloodline history (was from the local pet shop ...) saying she was a red merle. Never heard the term used for shelties and so my guess was the shop got it wrong. She looks sable to me and I am just looking for answers.


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  2. corbinam

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    Definitely a sable Merle. Red Merles I believe exist in border collies and Aussies but definitely not shelties.
     
  3. EJHUNTL

    EJHUNTL Forums Enthusiast

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    She's very pretty!
     
  4. Cleo2014

    Cleo2014 Forums Enthusiast

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    Thank you. I figured they were wrong but I always second guess everything.
     
  5. Cleo2014

    Cleo2014 Forums Enthusiast

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    Thank you. I think so too! :hugs
     
  6. Mom2Melli

    Mom2Melli Forums Enthusiast

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    Definitely sable merle. Red merle is an aussie color (and a few other breeds).
     
  7. Sullivan

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    Such a gorgeous little girl with beautiful markings. :smile2:
     
  8. Cleo2014

    Cleo2014 Forums Enthusiast

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    Thanks everyone. Very much appreciated. :yes:
     
  9. Jean

    Jean Forums Enthusiast

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    I agree! So pretty!
     
  10. susanmccain

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