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sable labradoodle

What is a SABLE coat?

Sable labradoodle coats have coats represented by dark-tipped hairs on a background of any solid colour, with no particular pattern/location designated for such hairs. Sable is present through the entire body. Phantom is just presented on the face, legs and under the tail.


Puppies that start out as a darker colour but the roots are a lighter / different colour, and slowly as the puppy gets older the roots become the actual colour of the dog.


To be sable, All dogs must be:

  • kyky at the K locus and

  • only 1 copy of ay at the A locus.

AY is a dominant gene therefore ay is dominant to at and aw.

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