Miklo

Do dogs see in black and white or in color?


Asked by Miklo on May 1st 2009 in Answers
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Aster

They do see some color. A few years ago at a training session, the vet had a chart showing they see violet, blue and green as blue and yellow, orange and red as yellow with a narrow band in the middle as white.


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Cookies 'n' Creme (1998-2011)

I saw an article on a test that some scientists did, and the results were that dogs see in shades of green, yellow, and blue. Or something like that. They can't see red.


Cookies 'n' Creme (1998-2011) answered on 5/2/09. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer


Abby

Dogs see in color, not black and white.

However, the spectrum of colors that dogs can see if vastly different from what humans can see. While dogs have a lot better peripheral vision and better vision in low light, they don't see anywhere near the variety of colors that we do.

www.uwsp.edu has a chart of colors comparing what dogs see and what humans see.


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