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post #6 of (permalink) Old 02-18-2014, 07:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Kaimeju View Post
The white masking gene is recessive so if the mother wasn't a carrier he shouldn't be white. And if she is a carrier there is still a good possibility he wouldn't be white.

Agree it will probably become really obvious as he gets older.

Always so much to learn.

To the OP , when I looked at the pics more closely he looks like he could be a sable. His mom looks like a sable from the coloring around her neck, but I could be wrong. ) Research sable german shepherds. They look a lot lighter when they are young and then change color as their adult hair grows in. What threw me off is that usually the german shepherds have a mask on their face but this is not 100% .
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