Think of a Border Collie, and its striking black and white coat is usually the first thing that comes to mind.
The greater than usual height of the Great Dane, which may reach 32 inches at the shoulders, gives the dog an air of regal dignity
A merle coat of an Australian Shepherd is distinguished by its dark blotches against a light coat, while the breed also appears in red, white, black, and tan.
The Dachshund, a little dog with a friendly demeanour, comes in a variety of coat lengths and textures, the most popular being black and tan wire hair.
Similarly, the Catahoula Leopard Canine, a less well-known American dog breed named after Catahoula Parish in Louisiana, is sometimes used as an example of merle.
When was the last time you saw a merle French Bulldog? No? The rarity of these men might account for their scarcity.
There are three distinct merle coat patterns in this breed: the dilute merle, which is similar to the blue merle but lacks the dark grey markings
It's possible that a merle Chihuahuas are the rarest of all the dog breeds in this category, yet some people argue that they are genuinely white because of a lack of pigmentation.
The Pembroke Welsh Corgi doesn't usually have the merle pattern seen in the Cardigan Welsh Corgi.
The Koolie, an Australian cattle dog breed, may have either a solid colour or a merle pattern.