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Poodle Colors

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Poodles come in all colors. I am listing some colors here just to give you a better idea of what is out here. When you pick your puppy out look at the roots of the hair. Do not just go by the color he or she is at that time.

Apricot, Cafe-Au-Lait, Cream, Black, Blue, Brown, Grey, Silver, White, And mixed colors too. Parti are black and White.

Cafe-Au-Lait:

Beige, a tan with a gray overtone, the color of khaki. These French words mean coffee mixed with milk.

The eyes are dark brown, amber, sometimes a reddish brown.

Eye rims, lips, nose, and toenails are a liver-brown; sometimes the toenails are black.

Skin is a light pinky gray or tan to match the hair in a lighter tone.

Cream:

Tan, more yellow in tone and a lighter color than the lightest tan..

The eyes are deep, soft brown; the jet black eye should not appear in a cream, being unbecoming to this color.

Eye rims, nose, lips, and toenails are a very dark brown or black.

Skin is blue and sometimes a tawny pink; it should not be spotted.

Blue:

A dark gray, somewhat the color of steel, the color of a Kerry Blue Terrier. No brown, rust, light gray or black should appear in the coat..

Eyes are very dark, almost black .

Eye rims, nose, lips, and toenails black.

Skin dark gray or almost black. Clears at about 2 or 3 years of age.

Silver:

May vary from a glistening light platinum to a light gray flannel, should be even in color...

Eyes are very dark, almost as dark as the eyes of a white. .

Eye rims, nose, lips, and toenails black.

Skin compatible with the tone of the hair, a gray tone, but can be almost black. Silvers clear at about 18 months of age. Silver Puppies are nearly always born jet black..

Gray:

A solid eren gray.

Eyes are very dark, almost as dark as the eyes of a white.

Eye rims, nose, lips, and toenails black.

Skin compatible with the tone of the hair, a gray tone, but can be almost black..

Apricot:

A vivid bright color on the tone of the actual fruit, but usually lighter by several degrees; a brilliant orangey-peach color.

Eyes are dark brown, but may be almost black or a dark reddish brown.

Eye rims, nose, lips, and toenails are black.

Skin is a matching shade of pinky tan several degrees darker than the coat. Sometimes the skin is blue or gray.

Black:

A deep intense glowing black that in the sun gives off an almost metallic blue-black tone. .

Eyes very dark, not necessarily as black as those of a white, but sa dark as to be described as a black-brown, not just brown. .

Eye rims, nose, lips, and toenails are black.

Skin should have a distinct bluish cast..

Brown:

There are many shades of brown. A deep rich Mahogany or Dark Walnut, in its perfect tone, and a brilliant shade of chestnut, redder in tone than mahogany or walnut, but just as strong in tone and even right down to the roots of the hair. .

In all browns, the eyes are brown, dark amber, sometimes a golden brown, sometimes a reddish brown. .

Eye rims, nose, lips, and toenails are brown to match the tone of the coat. Sometimes the toenails are black, but never the lips, nose and eye rims..

Skin should match the tone of the coat in a lighter shade..

White:

Clear and brilliant, with no cream, yellow or tan.. A glistening, startling white.

Eyes are jet black.

Eye rims, nose, lips, and toenails are black.

Skin is bluish, black, or silver, a solid color.

Think about the color if you want to show you dog in AKC or APRI

Color - the coat is and even and solid color at the skin. In blues, grays, silvers, browns, café-au-lairs, apricots, and creams the coat may show varying shades of the same color. This is frequently present in the somewhat darker feathering of the ears and the tipping of the ruff.

White clear colors are fefintely preferred, such natural variation in the shading of the coat is not to be considered a fault. Brown and café-au-lait poodles have liver-colored noses, eye rims and ips, dark toenails and dark amber eyes.

Black, blue, gray, silver, cream and white poodles have black noses, eye rimes and lips, black or self-colored toenails and very dark eyes.

In the apricots while the foregoing coloring is preferred, liver-colored noses, eye rims and lips, and amber eyes are permitted abut are not desirable.

Pati-colored dogs shall be disqualified. The coat of a parti colored dog is not an even solid color at the skin but is two or more color. Revised registration : party colors and different shades of colors can now be registered with AKC under special code color.

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