ay - (recessive) - Fawn & Sabled-Fawn ('sooty')

Believe it or not - this is a red fawn with sabling. He has just the bare minimum of a few black sabling hairs on his tail, and no other black hairs anywhere else on his body. He and the bitch to the right bracket the minimum and maximum of amount of sabling this gene can produce

This is a HEAVILY sabled red fawn with a black mask


(photo courtesy of Lisa Higuchi)
This is a light fawn with sabling

This is a sabled silver blue fawn with a blue mask


(photo courtesy of Lee Pieterse)
This is a yellow fawn, verging on the border between yellow and red fawn

This is a dark red fawn with sabling - this color is sometimes called Mahogany 


(photo courtesy of Tommie Porter)
This is a dark red fawn with a black mask


(photo courtesy of Tommie Porter)
This is a blue fawn with a blue mask. Judging from the depth of color it's quite likely this dog would be a dark red if not for the effects of the blue dilution gene. This picture clearly shows the "peachy" cast of color that blue dilution can give to the fawn colors.


(photo courtesy of Carol Curry)
This is another light fawn with sabling and a remnent of a mask.

 
(photo courtesy of Barbara Rooney)
This is a solid red fawn with a black mask


(photo courtesy of Karen Lee)
Here is a VERY dark red blue fawn! This bitch is imported from England and is the product of 5 generations of blue to blue breeding.


(photo courtesy of Minna Hansen)
Here is another heavily sabled fawn, that also has a very large, dense black mask.


(photo courtesy of Minna Hansen)
Here is another sabled fawn, that also has a very large, dense black mask. Look carefully at the sabling and you can see how this pattern of sabling might be mis-identified as a BRINDLE!

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