Mini Aussie Coloring Question

by Cori
(Roy, UT, USA)

Hi! I have a question about my Mini Aussie's color. Her breeder called her a black tri. However, I thought they were black, white, and tan. My Ellie is black, white, and merle. I found some info on cryptic and phantom merles, but not enough to understand what she is. I have her papers and want to be sure I register her correct coloring. More importantly tho, I just want to know. ;)

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RE: Mini Aussie Coloring Question
by: Anonymous

She looks black tri to me but, I am no expert.

She’ll change
by: Anonymous

I can’t see any merle in the pic. As she grows the tan points will become more defined.

Coloring question
by: Anonymous

My black tri, didn’t get her tan points until she was older.

FB Site that may help
by: Anonymous

There is a FB site - "Australian Shepherd Coat, Color and Genetics Class" that may be able to give some direction.

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