Do Alaskan Malamutes have blue eyes?

A small number of dog breed can have blue eyes, but this is considered a "mistake" in some races and it isn't a pure blooded dog (some dog breeds are exception). People often ask "Can an Alaskan Malamute have blue eyes?". The answer is NO! A purebred Alaskan Malamute cannot have blue eyes. This is the only disqualification in the American Kennel Club (AKC) breed standard.  An Alaskan Malamute with blue eyes would be immediately disqualified.

Do Alaskan Malamutes have blue eyes?

Brown is the basic of eye color in dogs, and the shades of brown can vary from light brown, through more orange tone, right up to a dark brown that they appear almost black. Eye color in dogs is determined by the type and amount of pigment in the iris of the eye. In Malamutes and many other breeds dark brown eyes are strongly preferred.

However, love your dog no matter if it is a bit diffrent from other regular dogs of his breed.

Can an Alaskan Malamute have blue eyes?

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