German Shepherd Dog Forums - Reply to Topic

Increase font size: 0, 10, 25, 50%

GermanShepherds.com is the premier German Shepherd Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Thread: Opinion on Color Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Trackback
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces):
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the German Shepherd Dog Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
01-04-2014 08:57 AM
Castlemaid Looking at this adult coloring, I was wondering too if he might be a patterned sable - his saddle is so light, with so much undercoat showing through - but the puppy pictures prove that he is black and tan.

Sables are born brown or grey all over, then if a patterned sable, the darker sable coloring recedes to a blanket or sable pattern.

Black and tans are born almost solid black, then as they get older, the black recedes, and the tan comes out. The puppy pics show him to be a black and tan.
01-04-2014 01:32 AM
maplewoods04 thanks for the explanation. i had someone call him a silver sable too isn't that just the pattern for the most part?
01-04-2014 12:28 AM
Castlemaid The white on a dog like Luka is a very faded tan. You mentioned black and silver - that is also a basic black and tan, with the tan faded to almost white.

The different colours like black and silver, black and creme, black and tan, black and red, are all black and tans with different amount of pigment in the tan areas. Technically they are not different colours - all the same colour with some dogs having more pigment, and others less.
01-04-2014 12:06 AM
maplewoods04
Quote:
Originally Posted by selzer View Post
Looking at the photos in your album in your profile, I would say washed out black and tan.

This is what confuses me is because he does have the creamy look on top like a faded tan maybe but his stomach chest floor legs and back of thighs are pure white? lol didn't know if this makes a difference?
01-03-2014 11:56 PM
selzer Looking at the photos in your album in your profile, I would say washed out black and tan.
01-03-2014 11:55 PM
Loneforce I would say Faded Black and Tan. He is very handsome!
01-03-2014 11:52 PM
maplewoods04
Opinion on Color

ok i already saw a thread about black and silver and silver sables however i could NOT see any of the pictures lol. Can anyone tell me what you would call my male in my profile picture. i have heard him called so many different colors so i want to hear what everyone thinks lol. i posted a album on my profile showing the stages of his coloring within his first year. would love any views on it and opinions. Thanks!

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:43 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2
PetGuide.com
Basset Hound Forum Doberman Forum Golden Retriever Forum Beagle Forum
Boxer Forum Dog Forum Pit Bull Forum Poodle Forum
Bulldog Forum Fish Forum Havanese Forum Maltese Forum
Cat Forum German Shepherd Forum Labradoodle Forum Yorkie Forum Hedgehog Forum
Chihuahua Forum Retriever Breeds Cichlid Forum Dart Frog Forum Mice Breeder Forum