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Colors of Siberian Huskies

Post by Sylvaen » Tue Jun 28, 2011 7:53 pm

Huskies, particularly working lines, come in several variations of colors (some rarer than others)...
Check out this website for more info and pictures: http://huskycolors.com/colors.html#cat1
Agouti, Wolf Grey and Sable coats were used to create more 'wolfy-looking' dogs, as seen in the Tamaskan. :)

Also, check out google images of Finnish racing huskies and Alaskan racing huskies to see how the body-type of the Siberian Husky changed over time, depending on purpose (usually speed sled racing). There is a BIG difference between a modern SHOW Siberian and a modern RACING Alaskan! ;)
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Post by HiTenshi16 » Tue Jun 28, 2011 8:31 pm

Very cool! I never knew there were black huskies.
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Post by mackenziecorcoran » Tue Jun 28, 2011 8:45 pm

I agree that is pretty cool about the different colors. I never knew there was such a big variation in the breed.

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Post by Misaya » Tue Jun 28, 2011 9:50 pm

Very interesting how their masks change with age.
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Post by AZDehlin » Tue Jun 28, 2011 10:12 pm

More variation than I would of thought... My favorite coat colors are Agouti, Wolf Grey and Sable :)

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Post by Katlin » Wed Jun 29, 2011 4:06 am

Love wolf grey and agouti. I think I first found this site before I discovered the Tam and spent ages trying to find a wolfgrey sibe ;)
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Post by TerriHolt » Wed Jun 29, 2011 7:32 am

i like the wolf grey, black and white (not black and white but the black one an the white one :D )
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Re: Colors of Siberian Huskies

Post by Blustag » Wed Jun 29, 2011 12:18 pm

Huskies are the only breed that I know of that the standard allows any coat colour and any eye colour. Some of them have three different colours in one eye ...i.e. top half blue, bottom half split in two and maybe yellow and brown or whatever. They are really interesting. One of the reasons that I love them so much. But because of this it would be no good introducing the 'usual' huskies into our breed. The Finnish ones I used were line bred for wolf colour/coat only.

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Post by TerriHolt » Wed Jun 29, 2011 12:50 pm

it'd be interesting to see a 3 colour eye :P
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Re: Colors of Siberian Huskies

Post by Nino » Wed Jun 29, 2011 1:31 pm

Blustag wrote:Huskies are the only breed that I know of that the standard allows any coat colour and any eye colour.
Merle isn't allowed is it?
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Post by blufawn » Wed Jun 29, 2011 2:13 pm

I dont think they have Merle rather than it not being allowed, I have seen Brindle though.
The standard says All colours and marking, including white, allowed. Variety of marking on head is common, including many striking patterns not found in other breeds.
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Post by AZDehlin » Wed Jun 29, 2011 6:56 pm

My cousins husky has one eye thats half blue half brown... It's really cool looking... Didn't know three colors were possible

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Post by SottoCapo » Tue Aug 02, 2011 8:58 pm

I love the all white husky's my favorite.

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Post by wicca1 » Tue Aug 02, 2011 11:06 pm

Huskies of any colour and any eye colour, any markings all are beautiful to me :lol: but then i am biased as my first dog was a siberian Husky :D

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Re: Colors of Siberian Huskies

Post by Blustag » Wed Aug 03, 2011 12:38 pm

Here is one of my pups born in Finland. See how much he looks like a Tamaskan ;)
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Post by Blustag » Wed Aug 03, 2011 12:44 pm

Some more. This is 'one' of the reasons why I chose the bloodlines that I did in Finland.
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Post by Blustag » Wed Aug 03, 2011 12:50 pm

I have many examples of these Siberian Huskies with our Tamaskan colouring, and have been trying to find one particular one with the three eye colour without success. I will keep trying. By choosing the bloodlines that I did with the colours above I developed the coat and colour that we have today in our Tamaskan. Who said we needed wolf to produce what we have today :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Post by Sylvaen » Wed Aug 03, 2011 4:31 pm

Gorgeous huskies Lynn - definitely very "Tamaskan-y" :D
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Post by kendrrat » Fri Aug 12, 2011 5:31 pm

i love the wolf coloring, but for sibs my fave colors have always been black/white and copper- i think because i watched Balto too much as a kid! :oops: :lol:
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Post by Tamaddict » Fri Aug 12, 2011 6:05 pm

Balto! I loved that movie when i was a kid. I like this page on huskies, I visited it at the very beginning of my dog search lol. So many colors!
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Post by TerriHolt » Fri Aug 12, 2011 9:13 pm

i loved watching balto too :P still do :oops: . but was the real balto husky not half wolf half dog? i think i read somewhere... i think he's stuffed and in a museum somewhere,
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Post by AngieH » Fri Aug 12, 2011 9:51 pm

TerriHolt wrote:i loved watching balto too :P still do :oops: . but was the real balto husky not half wolf half dog? i think i read somewhere... i think he's stuffed and in a museum somewhere,
You are right. Balto was a Siberian Husky and is now stuffed and mounted in the Cleveland museum of natural history. (wrong.... Just so wrong....)

There is also a statue in central park with the inscription: "Endurance, Fidelity, Intelligence" (much better than stuffed, dead dog on display.)

The dog-gone-wild (call of the wild) and wolf-gone-tame (white fang) stories are Jack London's fiction.
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Post by TerriHolt » Fri Aug 12, 2011 11:27 pm

AngieH wrote:
TerriHolt wrote:i loved watching balto too :P still do :oops: . but was the real balto husky not half wolf half dog? i think i read somewhere... i think he's stuffed and in a museum somewhere,
You are right. Balto was a Siberian Husky and is now stuffed and mounted in the Cleveland museum of natural history. (wrong.... Just so wrong....)

There is also a statue in central park with the inscription: "Endurance, Fidelity, Intelligence" (much better than stuffed, dead dog on display.)

The dog-gone-wild (call of the wild) and wolf-gone-tame (white fang) stories are Jack London's fiction.
(wow but that man could write!)
Cleveland! That’s it (I see a somewhat true story about animals, I spend way more time than the average person googling :oops: )... well at the time it seems wrong to have your pet stuffed but he was a remarkable dog and I guess they thought they were preserving his honour. Now it's a piece of history and you can see what he looked like without people guessing or seeing various descriptions hear, there and everywhere. The statue's cool 8-) :D .

i've not actually read white fang but i have cried many, many times at the movie. i was going to read it but wondered how hard it was to read while blubbering :lol:
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Post by Blustag » Sat Aug 13, 2011 12:31 pm

This is a picture of my favorite Sibe as a puppy. She had the most gorgeous eyes and it looked like she had much eyeliner all around them. She won just everything she was entered in and became my best lead dog. She went on to produce some fabulous show and working dogs. Another pic of her here with her mum at her breeder's kennels

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Post by TerriHolt » Sat Aug 13, 2011 1:21 pm

she's very pretty. i like mum too
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Post by HiTenshi16 » Sat Aug 13, 2011 3:20 pm

She is a gorgeous girl :D
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Post by AZDehlin » Sat Aug 13, 2011 4:44 pm

Gorgeous dogs... those icy blue eyes are stunning.

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Post by AngieH » Sat Aug 13, 2011 5:23 pm

Nooshka:
What a lovely creature! That picture of her is absolutely stunning.
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Post by TParham86 » Sat Aug 13, 2011 10:25 pm

Beautyful dogs, her mom is stunning with the pure white coat!!!! :D

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Post by wicca1 » Sat Aug 13, 2011 11:10 pm

wow totally stunning :D :D

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Post by TerriHolt » Sun Aug 14, 2011 12:52 am

you could tell how beautiful she was going to be from a puppy... was the whole litter like her?
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Post by Blustag » Sun Aug 14, 2011 12:40 pm

She was the only one in the litter that looked like this. The others were very different. Here is a picture of her at about 11months.
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Post by AZDehlin » Sun Aug 14, 2011 8:48 pm

Very pretty, did you ever breed from her?

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Post by Blustag » Mon Aug 15, 2011 3:24 pm

Yes she had a litter over in Finland. I will try to find some pics of the pups. Some went to show homes and did very well and others went for racing over there.

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Post by MIKA » Mon Aug 15, 2011 5:17 pm

WOW, she is really BEAUTIFUL !!! And the wonderful blue eyes, I smell away :D
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Post by Blustag » Mon Aug 15, 2011 6:26 pm

Here are some of Nooshka's puppies all in Finland. Bottom pic particularly shows the unique eye colouring. This is not the flash but the actual colours.
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Post by MIKA » Mon Aug 15, 2011 6:34 pm

Ooooh, I fell in love with so many blue eyes :D (my Uwe has also blue eyes ;) .
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Post by AZDehlin » Tue Aug 16, 2011 3:25 am

She had some pretty puppies, I like the blue eye, then the brown eye with a blue sliver through it.

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Post by Blustag » Tue Aug 16, 2011 12:34 pm

Thats the thing that I love about the Siberian. You never know what colour you will get or what eye colours. They can be a bit like marbles sometimes :lol:

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Post by Katlin » Wed Aug 17, 2011 5:36 am

Stunning dogs! Love her "eye liner" ;)
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