Thank you! Im not sure, he has also started to lose the black stripe down his back, but still has a black tail. His mom is colored very similarly, same black tail and same cream colored chin and chest so I think his coat my stay like this and favor his mum. I looked at her pics again the other day and he is still a richer red color than she is, but other than that they seem to have identical coats, minus the thickness of course. Im thinking he wont change much more but who knows really.awww Leo is growing up so handsome!
and yes I can see he has lightened up, will he continue to do that?
They both look to be lovely girls! If youve found a local breeder youre happy with I would certainly stick with them, we have so many mills/bybs in the kansas, mo area that a good one is HARD to find! I ended up getting Leo from Texas! Would you mind PMing your breeders info or site to me?Yes, our breeder is in Kansas! She is in Paola.
Hope (and the puppy in these pictures) came from a first breeding of her mom and the dad who are both 3 years old. She indicated that she plans to breed that pair again in the Spring/Summer. We are really considering a second, from that litter. The puppy would be Hope's full blooded sister but about 1 year younger. Thinking about it.
I certainly will pm you.They both look to be lovely girls! If youve found a local breeder youre happy with I would certainly stick with them, we have so many mills/bybs in the kansas, mo area that a good one is HARD to find! I ended up getting Leo from Texas! Would you mind PMing your breeders info or site to me?
Lyra's coat is doing the exact opposite. When i got her at around 5 months, she was completely fawn with just a faint hint of sable down her back. Now, at 11 months, she's got a wide, sable stripe from the base of her neck down to her tail tip. She looks like a skunk in reverse!It can be kind of tricky to predict how a sable's coat will look as an adult. Typically they do lose a lot/most of their black.
Thats awesome! I felt the same way when I brought Leo home, you can just tell when theyve been well loved by the breeder.I certainly will pm you.
We love her. Their website is not very fancy but they are such nice people. She was transporting a couple of dogs-one to California and one Texas when we were there selecting Hope.
Hope went every kind of crazy when we met up with her for a final puppy shot (not at their home so it was not because of the puppies and her parents). She clearly knew her. It was sweet!
Neat! I hope Leos stripe comes back. I know in another thread about coat color Sarah/Daisydoo said that Daisy was starting to get some black back in her coat, I wonder if Lyra had it to begin with, lost it, and now is getting it back, or if shes just now having some sable crop up?Lyra's coat is doing the exact opposite. When i got her at around 5 months, she was completely fawn with just a faint hint of sable down her back. Now, at 11 months, she's got a wide, sable stripe from the base of her neck down to her tail tip. She looks like a skunk in reverse!
Wow, temptation! I wonder whether youll end up bringing her home despite your reservations about 2 puppies at a time Ill be curious to see what her coat looks like now. I wonder if Kristi is right about the blue fawn, at first I thought blue but then thought her little nose looked black so she must be a sable, but there is SUCH a variety of coats in chis and its always hard to say for sure from a computer picture. Ill check back for pics for sure!Weather permitting, we will be taking Hope back to visit the breeder this upcoming weekend. They were going to keep this little girl in these pictures (my husband instantly wanted her so we asked even though she was not one we were given from which to choose) to breed but have decided that she is tracking to be too small for them to wish to breed. I appreciate that they are being particular about their breeding choices.
They offered her to us since we had expressed interest first before listing her as available. One puppy at a time is enough for me! I am eager, however, to see what her color looks like after seeing her last.
If she is not taken by then and is there, I will try to take a picture and post here. She was just 6 or so weeks in these photos and she will be 15.5 weeks when we go.