Colors and Markings
Black Tri, Red Tri, Blue Merle, and Red Merle are the primary colors with Merle being the most popular.
These have black mostly covering their bodies with brown points which can either be dark or light tan and white around neck, legs and/ or chest.
This color can be a dark or light brown with tan points and white around neck, legs and/or chest.
This color has been known as the prime and most popluar color in the aussie. The Merle color carries a lethal gene if bred back to a merle so these types can only be expressed with only one merle as the present gene carrier or either the dam or sire can be this color. The color is expressed as a patched pattern of black splashes which has a blue tint with tan points and white neck, legs and/or feet. Blue merles can have one, both or partial blue eyes.
Similar to the blue merle this color is expressed as a patched pattern of Red splashes of spots which has a Red tint. These dogs can have tan points and white neck, legs and / or feet. Red merles are just as pretty as blue merles so deciding on which color you might like the best just depends on your color preference.