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Brown On Blue Merle?

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I saw this photo and had a few questions. Is it okay for there to be brown on an Aussie? What causes this? Any other info would be appreciated.

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Tan Or Copper Points Are Common For Australian Shepherds
by: Anton

Yes, "brown" or tan/copper color is common for Australian Shepherds. You can find more information on the site about Aussie coloration and patterns here.

Brown patches on blue merle
by: Michaela

I found that when blue merles are about to blow their coat, some patches can turn brownish then the new coat comes in black and cycles again. 😁

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