Phantom markings in dogs are similar to a Dobermans and in Doods, originate in their Poodle lines.There are black, chocolate, apricot, red & silver phantoms. Phantoms are born with their markings.
K locus alleles determine the colouring pattern of a dog's coat. E locus alleles determine whether an animal expresses a mask or grizzle pattern. A locus alleles determine whether an animal expresses an agouti appearance.
Phantom markings must have a ky/kygenotype plus an E or EM, and also be at/at