Fun Fact: αll puppíєs αrє вσrn wíth вluє єчєs …

Fun Fact: αll puppíєs αrє вσrn wíth вluє єчєs
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Puppies, when born can either have pure blue eyes, or bluish eyes that have flecks of grey, green or brown in them. Melanin or lack thereof at birth is why a pups eyes are blue but by 10 weeks of age melanin production is in full swing and the color should change to its genetic make up with brown being the most common.
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While some puppies eyes will remain blue as they turn into adults, the majority of dogs will have brown, green or hazel eyes. Genetics and MELANIN plays a role as to the color of its eyes as well as coat color and breed distinction.
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Breeds like the SIBERIAN HUSKY can have one eye one color and the other a differing color as this is common for the breed. They fall in the category of dog breeds that retain the blue eye gene. The blue eye gene is fairly random: A sire and a dam can both have physical blue eyes, yet that doesn’t necessarily mean that any of the pups will have blue eyes as well as it all comes down to the amount of MELANIN and GENETICS.
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MELANIN: this is what determines how dark a dog’s eyes will become. The colored eye part of the eye that encircles the black pupils is known as the IRIS and its pigmentation varies from one dog to another depending on its concentration of MELANIN, the pigment that is responsible for giving color to skin, coat and eyes.
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In a sense dogs with brown eyes have a greater concentration of MELANIN as compared to dogs with lighter colored eyes. Food for thought, a dog without MELANIN would be considered an ALBINO and have a white coat, pink skin and their eyes would be pinkish in color.
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