Malamute Coat Color Genetics
by Nichole Royer
This page was last updated: October 15, 2008
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Coat: No banding on coat – solid gray
Undercoat: Gray/light Gray
Legs and Face: White/off white
Facial Markings: Always extreme mask on face
Pigment: Slate Gray
Notes: Often mistaken for Black and White.
Newborn or Puppy: Born almost solid gray. Face gray with very tiny
white "eyebrows". Eyes slate gray when they open.
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