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Dark Brindles & Red Fawns
« on: May 11, 2007, 12:11:07 PM »
Seemed to be the "it" thing I noticed this year.  Well its my first actual show but I did notice TONS of dark brindles and a more "red" toned fawns this year at the ABCs.   

Is it just maybe a trend?  Or do they see some of those hues winning and decided to go with it???
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Re: Dark Brindles & Red Fawns
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2007, 01:59:15 PM »
Don't they use the term "Red" for the UK lines?
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Re: Dark Brindles & Red Fawns
« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2007, 03:56:28 PM »
They use "red" instead of "fawn" in the UK; here we use "red" to describe a certain shade of fawn.  :)  I think it's not so much that the colors are winning, but that the dogs who are producing those colors are winning. ;)  King, for example, is a popular dog, and so more people are breeding to him and thus producing puppies with his coloring. 
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Re: Dark Brindles & Red Fawns
« Reply #3 on: May 11, 2007, 06:11:03 PM »
A certain little RED brindle got noticed  :laugh4:

Wierd, when I was looking for a black brindle, nobody had them avail nor were looking to breed for it, six years later, they are everywhere.
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Re: Dark Brindles & Red Fawns
« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2007, 04:28:52 PM »
Never cared for the dark Brindle until I owned one...Next one I get will be dark brindle...
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Re: Dark Brindles & Red Fawns
« Reply #5 on: May 14, 2007, 04:39:27 PM »
A brindle is definitely my next one!
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Re: Dark Brindles & Red Fawns
« Reply #6 on: June 02, 2007, 10:07:12 PM »
Romy has that red, almost mahogany color.  Being fairly new to the boxer breed, I was surprized that so many people comment on her color.  Her fur is a lot thicker than either of my fawn boys too.  I figured that was just poor breeding as she was a byb rescue.  But what do I know.  I don't care, she's still my beautiful girl! 
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