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Old 01-07-2013, 12:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Show me your dogs dark mask!

When Gunner was little and up until he was between 1 and 2 years old, he had a very dark mask.
It has lightened considerably.
16 weeks:


About 4 months old:


7 months:


1st birthday:


Around 1 1/2 years old:


2nd birthday:


And now, at 4 yrs old:



So, did you have a pup with a really dark mask?
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Old 01-07-2013, 12:49 PM   #2 (permalink)
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hope it stays dark
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Old 01-07-2013, 01:22 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Havoc's mask seemed to get darker.

9 weeks
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Ben looks alot like Gunner did at his age. Maybe it's like looking into the future. OK by me. Gunner looks great.
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Old 01-07-2013, 01:44 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Zira had a nice dark mask too....

When we got her at 3.5months:



5 months:


7months:


1.5 years


and now (almost 2 years):



She's MUCH lighter then she used to be. When we got her, she was almost all black. Now, she is a large saddle back with a bitch stripe and a good amount of tan in her face.

I do miss all the nice black she had.....
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Suki's mask is starting to fade a bit, but its still there clear as day!
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Ben looks alot like Gunner did at his age. Maybe it's like looking into the future. OK by me. Gunner looks great.
Wow, he does look like Gunner did at that age.
And thank for the compliment.
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Old 01-07-2013, 03:19 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Ollie's pretty dark and has had very little color change since he was 8 weeks(granted he's only about 3 weeks shy of turning 5 months), in fact if you catch him at the right angle he looks bi-color, lol. Had a guy at the pet store not believe me that he is a GSD because of his coloring. His dam though is a solid black WL... I am noticing red hairs coming in on the bridge of his nose and in the right light I can see some red hair on the top of his head too. Very curious to see how he changes! I'll be a little sad if he loses his mask but mostly because that's just how I'm used to seeing now.

8 weeks

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Now

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And here you can see the red coming in on his nose

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Old 01-07-2013, 03:39 PM   #10 (permalink)
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I think both my dogs have a pretty nice dark mask. Stark's head is my favorite though.

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