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Ladybug
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Reflective eye colour

Is there any connection between the reflective eye colour in a dog and if it carries the dilute gene?

Daylene Alford
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I have no idea!  That is a

I have no idea!  That is a very interesting question.    

 

There could be some effect due if pigment concentration was reduced or the shape changed but I have never seen anything written or even thought to try to see a difference.  

 

Reflection color is most likely due to the shape of the interior of the eye as it varies from species to species.  I have never noticed a difference in cats with different colored eyes but I never thought to compare either.  

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