Although Odie has a pretty dark face, the only pup that I have gotten out of her to date, showed at 7 weeks that she would have plenty of color in her face.
Different sire might make a difference though.
Jenna, RN CGC & Babs, CD RA CGC HIC
Heidi, RA CGC
SG3 Odessa, SchH1, Kkl1, AD
Ninja, RN CGC & Milla, RN CGC
Joy, Star Puppy, RN CGC
Dolly CGC & Bear CGC