Another Myth, Busted: Dogs Are NOT Black-and-White Color Blind

Are you part of the rather large segment of the population who once heard and have steadfastly maintained the belief that dogs see only in black and white and shades of boring gray?

You shouldn’t have done that. Of course dogs see colors.

At least that’s what a new study is showing us, according to Smithsonian.com. Dogs, like most mammals, have only two color receptors (or “cones”) to humans’ three, but that doesn’t mean they can see only gray. The article states that dogs’ sight is limited on the level of humans with what’s known as red-green color-blindness.

 

 

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