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PostSubject: Re: Husky Coat Colors   Wed Jan 19, 2011 4:55 pm

Ooh! That sounds right! Smile Thanks, Val & Jennet! Sable it is then... if I can find a breeder I know and trust, I will try to confirm Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Husky Coat Colors   Wed Jan 19, 2011 5:23 pm

Just glancing around the AKC site and they actually recognize 17 color variations for huskies Shocked I didn't expect that lol

They don't have a dilute black, but there is a "Black Gray and White", I think it might be the same?

http://www.akc.org/breeds/siberian_husky/color_markings.cfm
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PostSubject: Re: Husky Coat Colors   Wed Jan 19, 2011 5:28 pm

I thought any coloring was acceptable? Or is that just what they list?

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PostSubject: Re: Husky Coat Colors   Wed Jan 19, 2011 5:31 pm

It's just how they classify them I suppose.

"All colors from black to pure white are allowed. A variety of markings on the head is common, including many striking patterns not found in other breeds."
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PostSubject: Re: Husky Coat Colors   Wed Jan 19, 2011 5:43 pm

I had no idea there where so many variations! I knew there were a few, but I guess there's more than just a few!

Ginger is the same as Sierra! But no party eyes Sad I always thought Sierra had smiling eyes which I thought made her always looks SO happy! I guess that's what you're calling 'party eyes'?

In my opinion? Ya'all have absolutely georgeous Sibes!!
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PostSubject: Re: Husky Coat Colors   Wed Jan 19, 2011 7:25 pm

Braiden is red and white with blue eyes and Skyla is wolf gray with dark brown eyes.. They are both beautiful and we love them a lot!!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Husky Coat Colors   Wed Jan 19, 2011 8:08 pm

@arooroomom wrote:
I thought any coloring was acceptable? Or is that just what they list?

Any coloring is acceptable. That list is basically a list of colors that you can register them as on their AKC registration papers. They have to be registered as one or more of the colors in the list. So you would have to register a sibe as "black & white" because "dilute black & white" is not on the AKC list of register-able colors. Hope that makes sense.

Take my chi Faith for example. Most chi savvy people, including myself, call her a blue tricolor because that's what she is. But it's not on the AKC's registration color list (you can register as "blue & tan" or "white" but there is no blue tricolor or blue, tan & white) so she has be registered as a "blue & tan with white markings". Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Husky Coat Colors   Sat Feb 19, 2011 5:38 pm

Blaze - i reckon is a wolf grey - mainly grey/black with red tints in his coat and brown on his ears ect

Skyla is a pure white
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PostSubject: Re: Husky Coat Colors   Sat Feb 19, 2011 6:05 pm

Blaze, if I remember correctly, had a remarkable coat color change from puppy to adulthood no? I thought Blaze was a grey/white as a puppy but really looks more like a black/white now as an adult. He had the opposite coat color change as my boy who started out black/white and changed to more of a grey/white.

Just from looking at all the pics of Blaze as he is now, I would not consider him a wolf grey but rather a black/white but looking at his puppy pictures I'd be more inclined to consider grey or wolf grey. Heather's Koda is a really good example of a wolf grey. Blaze is like my Dakota, a dog of many colors. Laughing

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PostSubject: Re: Husky Coat Colors   Sat Feb 19, 2011 6:11 pm

Keira is a diluted black and white.
Kiki is a grey and white (even though she looks technically tan, she's considered grey)
Boo is white ..

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PostSubject: Re: Husky Coat Colors   Sat Feb 19, 2011 6:47 pm

@Huskyluv wrote:
Blaze, if I remember correctly, had a remarkable coat color change from puppy to adulthood no? I thought Blaze was a grey/white as a puppy but really looks more like a black/white now as an adult. He had the opposite coat color change as my boy who started out black/white and changed to more of a grey/white.

Just from looking at all the pics of Blaze as he is now, I would not consider him a wolf grey but rather a black/white but looking at his puppy pictures I'd be more inclined to consider grey or wolf grey. Heather's Koda is a really good example of a wolf grey. Blaze is like my Dakota, a dog of many colors. Laughing

yep he was quite grey as a pup but had a black streak down his back


then he went REALLY light grey


then he went black


now hes getting light again


this was taken a couple of months ago - the colour on him is what makes me think more wolf grey


and his ears are brown
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PostSubject: Re: Husky Coat Colors   Sun Feb 20, 2011 12:21 am

Man, that is so crazy what changes Blaze has had! I wouldn't call his current color a wolf grey though, he just looks too dark to me personally. His puppy pics look more wolf grey than his current coat I think. I love all the brown in his coat, were his ears not brown before? He looks so stunning in that second to last pic, what a handsome boy! Our boy got a lot of tan points last year, more than any other time but not nearly as dark as Blaze has now, ours had the tan points for the better part of last year but they up and vanished months ago and we haven't seen them since.

I wish Tiffany were around to post the profound color transformation her agouti husky, Keno, went through!

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PostSubject: Re: Husky Coat Colors   Sun Feb 20, 2011 12:24 pm

That IS crazy coat color changes!

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PostSubject: Re: Husky Coat Colors   Sun Feb 20, 2011 12:46 pm

yeh he has always had the brown ears Smile - what colour would he be classed as then?? hes registered as just a grey n white
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PostSubject: Re: Husky Coat Colors   Sun Feb 20, 2011 2:53 pm

I'd still call him a grey and white. And I think that is the wolf grey. The only other possibility would be an agouti and white, but I would have to see his guard hairs to say that. Agouti have 3 diferent colored bands instead of just 2 colors.
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PostSubject: Re: Husky Coat Colors   Sun Feb 20, 2011 3:35 pm

I think he's most def. a Wolf grey. He's way too dark (and too brown/black) to be a grey and white.

Look at the "wolf grey" on this page: http://www.huskycolors.com/rescue.html

He looks a lot like Cheyennes coloring. She will get darker and then lighten up throughout the year.

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PostSubject: Re: Husky Coat Colors   Sun Feb 20, 2011 5:11 pm

thnx guys - i knew he deffo wasnt just a grey n white cuz he has to many diff colours in his fur - when the light hits it, it has a red tint to it aswell
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PostSubject: Re: Husky Coat Colors   Sun Feb 20, 2011 5:17 pm

Okay wow, apparently my definition of wolf grey is a bit off or dated! Did some looking around and yeah, I would have to say Blaze does look more like a wolf grey based on everything I'm seeing. Sorry about that...off to hide in my hole. Embarassed Still learning here...

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PostSubject: Re: Husky Coat Colors   Sun Feb 20, 2011 6:08 pm

lol val its ok i wasnt sure myself - people call him a black and white all the time - guess cuz his black is more noticeable then his brown patches - specially when he has his harness on cuz it covered those parts up
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PostSubject: Re: Husky Coat Colors   Fri Feb 25, 2011 1:07 am

Thanks for this thread!!! So Nutmeg is a "copper". I've been calling her a red and white. The pound, when we adopted her, thought she was a german shepherd/husky mix b/c they had never seen a copper coated-copper-eyed husky I think. She had that beige undercoat instead of bright white, so she seemed more like a dark red and tan. We went with it, but once we got her home and she grew a bit (less lanky), grew into her paws etc and stopped growing height-wise (she's 8 months old now) it's clear she's a full husky. She's just still very lanky/lithe, but our black and white husky boy from years ago was too, so I have confidence she'll fill out eventually. Her head finally stopped changing shape too, and she looks much less long-snout/shepherd like in her face :-) But BOY did it take a bit to grow into that nose LOL!

BTW, the sable in this thread is BEAUTIFUL!
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PostSubject: Re: Husky Coat Colors   Sat Feb 26, 2011 3:31 am

so i was looking at zoeys guard hairs today while brushing her, they're really strange... they go cream, white and tipped with a brown color
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PostSubject: Re: Husky Coat Colors   Sat Feb 26, 2011 9:42 pm

@Jennet&Embry wrote:
so i was looking at zoeys guard hairs today while brushing her, they're really strange... they go cream, white and tipped with a brown color

Sounds like they are banded. Our sibe has banded guard hairs, his are white, black, white, and then black at the tip. The banding is different on different hairs and throughout the coat. Very cool...well, I think so anyway.

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PostSubject: Re: Husky Coat Colors   Sun Feb 27, 2011 3:51 am

it's definitely really cool, embrys are also, white and tipped with black.

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PostSubject: Re: Husky Coat Colors   Thu May 10, 2018 1:17 pm

Hi guys! Do you think you could help me out in identifying my girl's coat color. She was sold to me as a sable and I'm pretty sure she is one, but a friend with a lot of experience pointed out that she looked like a wolf grey and I have to admit I kinda liked the idea hahahaha.

This is Rayne, her guard hairs have two bands, brown/beige and black at the top. Her undercoat is all white/beige, and there's some definite reddish tint behind her ears.





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PostSubject: Re: Husky Coat Colors   Thu May 10, 2018 1:36 pm

I'm not the one to answer the question regarding colours, there are some who are VERY good with that. But, if you'll excuse my laughing - was that picture of a wet dog supposed to help us??
Nice looking dog, BTW!!
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