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How I Raise My Puppies Supplemental Photos

Pups Beginning to Lie on Chests Like Big Dogs

BB litter. In the 2nd & 3rd photos you can see some white hairs on one or two of the toes. That’s a sign that the pup has inherited a fading pigment gene, a minor recessive gene that causes them to have lighter coat color than they normally would have. As the pups grow it fades until at adulthood one has to look very closely to see the lighter tan hair on those toes, but those will usually have more tan and less black on their bodies than siblings that don’t inherit the gene.

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