color orange can fade to more of a cream with orange highlights
Orange and white patch are born with this color and while they may fade a bit, they always keep the patch. Some white pups will have some orange show up a week or so after birth and those tend to fade to a cream
white with brown patch will usually tend to have the brown spots fade to a lighter brown.
depending on the amount of white it can stay white (like the white on this pups chest. There are some times that a white sock will fade to the point that when the brown fades you can not see it.
Brown will usually fade and can end up looking like a latte in older years... but always beautiful
White may appear cream and can get some orange fringe on the ears.
These pups are just a few days old and if you look at the feet you can already see which will be roan and which will be patch. The pups with the dark feet are Roan. You can begin to see a darkening under the coat at just a few days old
You can really see the speckling in the coat at this point.
They really begin to change about 10-14 weeks If they are trimmed down it is way more evident. This is Reese and she had just been cut down short. Below are more developmental pics of reese to date