Grace - Solid Apricot
Ty - Solid Red
Tucker - Red Parti
Colors and Color Patterns
Solid - the coat is all one color- Black, Red, Chocolate, Apricot
Abstract - any solid colored dog with white markings.
Parti - a white dog with colors that are distributed in patches on the body.
Tuxedo - A true tuxedo will have a very special markings in certain areas that literally remind you of a tuxedo. There will usually be:
A white bib - this is color on the chest, it may or may not wrap all the way around the dog's neck
A white belly - This "should" touch the bib, making a continuous white area
White that extends from the belly down to the front and hind legs and paws.
A darker color that covers the entire saddle or the dogs back.
Phantom - Any color with points. similar to points on a Doberman or Rottweiler
Tri Color - A dog with three colors - some examples, a phantom with white markings, a parti color with phantom points, a tuxedo with phantom point
Sable - the coat is dark at the tips and lightens toward the skin. Sable is the most drastic changing color scheme. They look completely different at birth compared to 6 months old and then again as an adults. The sable color coat will lighten when placed in a puppy cut. Sable Phantom - a sable with light colored points
Merle - dilute random sections of coat in lighter colors (usually grey in a black-pigmented dog), leaving patches of the original color remaining. The patches can be any size and can be located anywhere on the dog
Brindle - Brindle dog breeds have the appearance that resembles something similar to a tiger if it were dark brown to black. The markings are usually black stripes on tan to a dark brown base.