© 2018 Indigo Mountain

  • Facebook Social Icon
  • YouTube Social  Icon

Through the Years- Arctic

Arctic wolves and high content arctic wolfdogs are born a charcoal coloration and spend the next few months phasing to white.

High content arctic wolfdog at 2 weeks old has the charcoal body with a lighter colored head.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The same puppy on the Left at 3 weeks old.  His brother on the right is a piebald coloration due to severe in-breeding of the line. Their mother and father were siblings.  In some cases years of line breeding can lead to variations in the color of puppies.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At 4 weeks the charcoal color is lightening up and he has grown long white guard hairs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At 7 Weeks the charcoal color has diminish further

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By his 8th week only the tip of his tail and his muzzle retain any dark coloration.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At 9 weeks even the muzzle is beginning to fade

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By 6 months he has turned a creamy white color and he has a thick winter coat coming in

At 1 year his legs have grown a bit and his winter coat is in thick.  Notice there is still a tinge of dark tipped guard hairs on his back.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At 2 Years his coat is a creamy/white color with black tipped guard hairs on his saddle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At 3 Years he is a solid creamy/white color

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At 4 Years old the creaminess has faded to white

Not much has changed at 8 years old

or by age 10