Can pit bulls have blue eyes?

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In almost all breeds blue eyes is affected by coat color and is a rare occurrence in any breed.

The American Pitbull Terrier has so many different coat and eye colors like white pitbulls with blue eyes which many other breeds don't have these characteristics.

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In almost all breeds blue eyes is affected by coat color and is a rare occurrence in any breed.

The American Pitbull Terrier has so many different coat and eye colors like white pitbulls with blue eyes which many other breeds don't have these characteristics.

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Breeds that will likely produce blue eyes because they are excessively white spotted are Collies, Dalmatians, Shetland Sheepdogs, Harlequin Great Danes, Dapple colored Dachshunds and Blue heelers.

In almost all breeds blue eyes is affected by coat color and is a rare occurrence in any breed.

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Eye Color. Chihuahuas, per AKC standard, are to have luminous (shiny) dark or ruby eyes.

White or light tan dogs may have light eyes (hazel).

Blue eyes can be found with this breed, however are considered to be a fault.

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10 Dog Breeds With Blue Eyes

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  • 08 of 10. Catahoula Leopard Dog.
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3. A rare blue eye gene.

Dog breeds like the border collie and the husky can possess and share a dominant blue eye gene.

Other breeds, like the corgi and beagle, have a recessive and rarely-seen gene marker for blue eyes.

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All white boxers have pigment in their eyes - even the sky blue eyes are pigmented.

The boxer breed standard stipulates that two-thirds of the body be either fawn or brindle in color.

Because of this limitation, white boxers do not meet the breed standard and are therefore frequently euthanized at birth.

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While blue eyed Dalmatians will by no means always be deaf, blue eyes in the dog is considered by many breed authorities to be a fault, and the breeding of blue eyed dogs is sometimes discouraged.

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