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Hi there,

My friend is getting a sable puppy. Don't have his photos for now. But he is 8 month old and has the same color as the puppy on these photos:

http://weloveourpuppy.blogspot.com/2008/08/pick-up.html

My question is, is his color too yellow for a sable? What his color would like when he's fully grown? Much darker or something? His father is a red and black sable, mom is a tan sable.

Thanks!

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Sorry for bothering! I've got the answer.

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Sable puppies are usually at their lightest right before their adult coat comes in...around 8-12 weeks. If your friends dog is 8 months old, the adult coat should already be in. While there are still color changes in the coat until about 2 years of age, it's usually not as significant. So, if your friends dog is 8 months old and still that light, it may not have much black pigment.
 

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I got it. Didn't know 8-12 weeks is their lightest age. Good to know that!
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Originally Posted By: JKlatskySable puppies are usually at their lightest right before their adult coat comes in...around 8-12 weeks. If your friends dog is 8 months old, the adult coat should already be in. While there are still color changes in the coat until about 2 years of age, it's usually not as significant. So, if your friends dog is 8 months old and still that light, it may not have much black pigment.
 
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