Malamute Coat Color Genetics
by Nichole Royer

Genetics: A-B-Cl-D-Dom-E- (Agouti)
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Coat: Banded coat - dark bands black, light band off

Undercoat: beige/cream/tan/peach/red

Legs and Face: White/off white/peach

Facial Markings: Markings on face may give the appearance of a full bar, however the color is always salt and pepper rather than solid. Facial markings often fade and can be less extensive in adults. Rings around the eyes

Pigment: Dark Black

Eyes: Brown

Newborn or Puppy: Born with a sooty or "dirty" looking face

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