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25-08-2008, 05:51 PM   #1

can border collies have spots like dalmatians?


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25-08-2008, 06:28 PM   #2

Re: can border collies have spots like dalmatians?


some colies have them , some of mine have " naughty spots "



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25-08-2008, 06:31 PM   #3

Re: can border collies have spots like dalmatians?


A lot of collies have "naughty" spots 2 out of my 3 have them one of them has spots a good half inch in diameter
They tend to be seen more on collies from farm bred,a lot of breed dogs have very few spots,



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25-08-2008, 06:32 PM   #4

Re: can border collies have spots like dalmatians?


Quite normal, in Obedience we call them norty spots. Jessie has 100's

All my BC's have had "mottling"some more than others

Non of my are "farm"bred as such Rjj is ISDS reg & has a few Jessie & Mr Wu are "KC"bred & have lots, Jessie has a white mottley side & a "black"side !

Sup ISDS Ch Bosworth Coon had 100's too



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25-08-2008, 06:51 PM   #5

Re: can border collies have spots like dalmatians?


quite common across the board in collies i'd say x



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25-08-2008, 07:22 PM   #6

Re: can border collies have spots like dalmatians?


They can have just about anything
Have a look at some of the dogs here

http://www.gis.net/~shepdog/BC_Museu...ks_Health.html



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25-08-2008, 07:27 PM   #7

Re: can border collies have spots like dalmatians?





is she like my girl willow ,naughty spots i call them



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25-08-2008, 07:33 PM   #8

Re: can border collies have spots like dalmatians?


oh wow thanks for that! ill pass the info on! she was a little bit worried that it might be a cross and they were not telling her!

thanks for that link the LILAC colour is stunning!





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25-08-2008, 07:33 PM   #9

Re: can border collies have spots like dalmatians?


one more from side view



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25-08-2008, 07:38 PM   #10

Re: can border collies have spots like dalmatians?


Yes, this is my KC registered, blue and white, BC, Skye, she has loads of 'naughty' spots.




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