> There is also milk sable in English Shepherds:
> The border collie Nick on this page is bbee (which masks whatever
> tanpoint or sable gene may exist at the ay locus)
> and also has a chinchilla series gene that causes the color to be
> Other dogs without the ch gene of the color called clear sable in ES
> pictured below Nick.
> > >hey, since we're speaking of colour. is there a
> > >colour name for something that's lighter than sable?
> > >every once in a while, in a number of herding breeds,
> > >i see a colour that looks almost like a combo of tawny
> > >(no dark points) & white. are you or anyone here
> > >familiar w/ the colour i'm talking about?
> > >
> > Magg,
> > What you may be seeing is what we refer to as a Pure-For-Sable,
> > occurs
> > in sable to sable breedings. The dark points in the sables are
> > caused by the dog have black genes in it's makeup from a Tri color
> > Sable to sable breedings, if done repeatedly, will wash out the
> > a
> > Tri is thrown into the mix to keep things darker.
> > Jill