Eyes on the Prize

Sunday on our Facebook Page, we posted a newspaper story about the Siberian Husky Assist Event, “Howling at the Hollow”, which we attended this past weekend. The newspaper story noted that Typhoon had a blue eye and a green eye, though we were quick to note that Typhoon has a blue eye and a brown eye. We were asked if we would show the eyes, so with our eyes on the prize (get it? Oh, never mind), we thought we would dedicate this post to the difference between bi-eyed and parti-eyed thanks to our spokesmodels, Typhoon and Cheoah.

eyes on the prize - bi-eyed

Bi-eyed Typhoon with a blue right eye and a brown left eye.

eyes on the prize - parti-eyed

Parti-eyed Cheoah – Her left eye is about 1/3 blue and 2/3 brown, and her right eye is brown with just a single dot of blue.

Like all of our pictures, you can click on the picture and see an enlarged version.

Oh, and, yes, there was cheese involved to get these pictures.


  1. Sylv on November 14, 2013 at 9:46 am

    This reminds me of the time (many years ago), that my husband and I volunteered to walk dogs for the local humane society. On one occassion they asked us to take out Harley, a 1-year old bi-eyed husky. Harley seemed a bit unsure, didn’t want to run, walked close to the fence, walked into things, etc.

    We finally clued in to the fact that he was blind! We asked to confirm when we brought him back to the shelter, and sure enough, they forgot to tell us! He was blind in his brown eye, and the “blue” eye was actually a cataract, which we hadn’t considered because he was so young.

    Happily, he was adopted just a short time later.

  2. houndstooth on November 12, 2013 at 5:30 pm

    They both have gorgeous eyes! I had a parti-eyed Australian Shepherd, and she got her name because she had a “Speck” of blue in one eye. 🙂

  3. JC on November 12, 2013 at 10:57 am

    “Work it models, work it”. Nice job Spokesmodels! Lol. Thanks for the info.

  4. Kimberly Parker on November 12, 2013 at 9:16 am

    I love all puppy-dog eyes, but these are particularly beautiful!

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