Why does my dog's eyes look blue?

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Nuclear sclerosis, also called lenticular sclerosis, can cause the pupils of your dog's eyes to take on a cloudy bluish-gray appearance.

the condition is also seen in humans and horses.

This condition is a normal change to the lenses of the eyes that typically occurs in dogs over the age of six.

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Nuclear sclerosis, also called lenticular sclerosis, can cause the pupils of your dog's eyes to take on a cloudy bluish-gray appearance.

The condition is also seen in humans and horses.

This condition is a normal change to the lenses of the eyes that typically occurs in dogs over the age of six.

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Nuclear sclerosis. Nuclear sclerosis, also called lenticular sclerosis, can cause the pupils of your dog's eyes to take on a cloudy bluish-gray appearance.

The condition is also seen in humans and horses.

This condition is a normal change to the lenses of the eyes that typically occurs in dogs over the age of six.

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While some puppies will retain their blue eyes throughout their lifetime, other puppies will experience a change in eye color.

Adult dogs can have blue, green, hazel or brown eyes.

Around 10 weeks of age, a puppies eyes will start to turn darker.

Most puppies' eyes will turn to brown around this age.

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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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Heterochromia iridis is a rare (and often strikingly gorgeous) condition in which animals, including humans, have two different colored eyes.

It's particularly noticeable in dogs and cats.

The iris of the eye is colored by melanin (The same stuff that gives pigmentation to our skin.)

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The magnificent appeal of rare Blue French Bulldogs.

The blue color comes from a very rare dilute gene and is responsible for their coat changing color from black to blue/gray.

It also affects their eye color, so that's why is not surprising to see a little blue coated Frenchie with blue eyes.

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