sheltiecolours

Sables

redsable
Buffy - Red Sable

cookie
Cookie - trifactored sable merle female

shadedsable
Max - Shaded Sable

sable merle
Tanner - Sable Merle


Callie - Sable Merle

Sable shelties come in a great range of sables. Colours are genetic and depend on the colours of each parent.

Merles

dusty
Dusty - Bi-blue Puppy

dusty
Dusty - Bi-blue 2 years

bluemerle
Sport - Blue Merle

abby
Abby - Cryptic Merle

Drifter
Drifter - Blue Merle, White and Tan

Black, white & tan or tricolor

Puppy Stacey
Brinkley and Stacey - Tricolours

tri

tyson
Tyson - Tri Colour

Notice that the black on these dogs surrounds the eyes (with tan eyebrows) and carries on down the nose

Black & white, or bi-black

Raven

aarre
Aarre - Bi-black

morgan
Morgan - Bi-black


Colour-headed white

Lucy
Lucy - Colour-headed white

sailor
Sailor - Colour-headed white bi-blue puppy

Lucy is a blue merle colour-headed white; notice that her head is normally colored while her body is predominately white. These shelties are no more likely to be deaf or blind than any other full color sheltie.

Double merle

Double Merle

Note that this sheltie has a predominantly white head and body. Many double merles are very often deaf or blind or both, related to lack of pigmentation in the eye and ear.

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