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Brown/white

Especially in the United States this colour is called Red/white. In Australia Red/white is a completely different colour; red/yellow and white. Since both colours are genetically quite different and the colour on this colour is genetically similar to (chocolate) brown in other breeds the term (chocolate) brown is probably a better description.

More information on the genetic background of coat colours can be found at Genetics of coat colour and other exterior properties.


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Vaquera has a quite dark chocolate brown coat, rathe typical for this colour.

Miros has a chocolate brown coat with tan markings. In the US she would be called "Red tri".
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"Jigger Jake's Flame" (owner and photo: Yvette Zmaila) is a smooth coated pup with rather classical markings. The markings on the right side of the head is not visible, but the area around the eye looks white. The chocolate brown colour can become a bit paler as the dog grows up.


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