Black and White Black guard hair with black or dark grey undercoat.
Alaskan Seal and White Black or black tipped guard hairs with white or cream undercoat. Dog appears black at a distance but is not a true black because of the light undercoat.
Sable and White Black or gray guard hairs with a reddish undercoat and red trimmings. Both black and red factors evident.
Gray and White Gray guard hairs with light gray, cream, or white undercoat. Dog definitely appears gray even though there may be some black hairs on the topline. No red factor evident.
Silver and White Light gray guard hairs with white undercoat.
Red and White A definite shade of red, either light or dark; with light points (lip line and nose), and eye color. No black factor evident.
All White Both guard hairs and undercoat are white. Often evidence of a mask in cream color. Only solid color allowed.
Trimmings Shadings of gold, cream, buff, brown or reddish hues often found on legs, ears, tail and face between white areas of the underbody and the dark color above.