Cane Corso

Your eyes may see tan points, but the genetics say otherwise.
Can you have a black-and-tan pattern on a fawn or red dog?
This color is almost never discussed, but is widespread in a number of Molosser breeds, most notably the Cane Corso.
While no one truly understands how this color pattern works, here is a genetics buff’s educated guess.
Decoding the Cane Corso’s peculiar color lingo.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Molosser style.
When faced with these two extremes, Molosser fanciers should choose the middle ground: “Just right.”