• Question: Are dogs dichromats?

    Asked by bebo to Donna, Jo, Mark, Stuart, Tim on 24 Jun 2010 in Categories: .
    • Photo: Donna MacCallum

      Donna MacCallum answered on 16 Jun 2010:


      I believe that current evidence suggests that dogs have vision the equivalent of being red-green colour blind in humans.

    • Photo: Mark Lancaster

      Mark Lancaster answered on 16 Jun 2010:


      I think so – they can’t see green I think…

    • Photo: Joanna Buckley

      Joanna Buckley answered on 16 Jun 2010:


      Great question, bebo!

      Yes, they are. I wish we could ask one.

    • Photo: Tim Craggs

      Tim Craggs answered on 24 Jun 2010:


      Hey bebo,

      No I think they have some very limited colour vision.

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