Are Dogs Colorblind?

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Dogs are not colour blind but the colours that they see are neither as rich nor as many as those seen by humans. This is because dogs have less cone cells in their retina than humans, so it is believed that they view colours in a lighter hue.
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Ask.com Answer for: are dogs colorblind
Dogs are not colorblind, however they have significantly less complex color vision than humans.
The human retina has more types of cones, which are responsible for detecting different wavelengths of light, which we see as color.
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