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Sable puppy? Mom was a fawn GSD and dad was a red sable GSD...

I don't think that the pup will be sable, it looks more like it'll be red when it grows up. I might be wrong and the grayish sable color will come out.


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I thought sables had a black mask?
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I don't think that the pup will be sable, it looks more like it'll be red when it grows up. I might be wrong and the grayish sable color will come out.


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I thought so too, but this is the color of his back... Sable puppy? Mom was a fawn GSD and dad was a red sable GSD...-image.jpg
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His brothers and sisters did but he was the only one that didn't.
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I thought sables had a black mask?
Maybe not, if the color is washed out? I'm curious- is fawn technically a color? I was under the impression it was just washed out/poor pigmentation?
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Most colors are washed out pigment. It will be interesting to watch this pup grow up. I hope you continue to post pictures.

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I think the pup will just become tan/red with a silverish layer on the back. I don't see it being a full sable or much at all from the other picture.


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Maybe not, if the color is washed out? I'm curious- is fawn technically a color? I was under the impression it was just washed out/poor pigmentation?
This was his mom. It happens if a GSD has a white one in its lineSable puppy? Mom was a fawn GSD and dad was a red sable GSD...-image.jpg
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Most colors are washed out pigment. It will be interesting to watch this pup grow up. I hope you continue to post pictures.
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