Beautiful Dapple-Coated Merle Dog Breeds 

Among the many striking patterns and colors seen in dogs, merle stands out.  

Take a look at these stunning pictures of merle dogs and read up on all the breeds. 

To be more precise, this breathtaking pattern is the result of a genetic mutation.  

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Merle dogs feature a solid-colored coat accented by sporadic spots and patches of a different hue.  

The typical image that comes to mind when one thinks of a merle dog is an Australian Shepherd.  

They are the most common merle breed, and more than one-third of Australia's population is said to be merle.  

You can find this breed in both red and blue merle variations. 

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