German Shepherd Database Project
Pedigree (Ancestors)
German Shepherd

Achilles von der Höllenquelle

SZ 515439
Born: Sep 27, 1937
Color: Black, Tan

Breeder: Karl Reinhard, Heddesheim
COI: 14.71%
Ultimo vom Haus Schütting

Apr 13, 1935
SZ 480128
Black, Tan
COI: 15.99%

German Shepherd
Bojar vom Haus Schütting

Sep 9, 1932
SZ 439165
Grey, Black Mask
COI: 22.61%

German Shepherd
Sieger 1931/1932, VA
Hussan vom Haus Schütting

Mar 16, 1928
SZ 375476
Black, Tan Markings
COI: 14.95%

German Shepherd
Buche vom Haus Schütting

Jun 22, 1926
SZ 338651
Black, Sable
COI: 20.78%

German Shepherd
Dolly vom Rehkolk
Jun 28, 1930
SZ 410089
Black, Tan
COI: 14.39%

German Shepherd
Billo Altmark
Feb 5, 1928
SZ 373721
Black, Brown
COI: 13.71%

German Shepherd
Anni vom Glockenort
Sep 9, 1925
SZ 322671
Black, Tan Markings
COI: 14.88%

German Shepherd
Quitta vom Aufeld

Sep 19, 1935
SZ 489378
Black, Grey
COI: 12.69%

German Shepherd
Asso von der Rhein-Neckarhalle
Sep 18, 1931
SZ 428648
Black, Tan
COI: 10.18%

German Shepherd
Domo vom Kasernenweg

Apr 14, 1928
SZ 382880
Black, Tan
COI: 19.57%

German Shepherd
Aura Pantel
May 1, 1928
SZ 414029
COI: 5.80%

German Shepherd
Nanna vom Aufeld
Apr 30, 1932
SZ 442452
Grey, Tan
COI: 12.45%

German Shepherd
Goto vom Hooptal
Sep 15, 1928
SZ 383813
Black, Tan
COI: 22.40%

German Shepherd
Dora vom Aufeld
Feb 4, 1927
SZ 361493
Grey, White, Black
COI: 11.90%

German Shepherd


  White Carrier
  Black Carrier
  Blue Carrier
  Liver Carrier
  OFA Excellent Hips
  OFA Good/Normal Hips
  OFA Fair Hips
  OFA Normal Elbow

The German Shepherd Gene Study tracks the recessive "masking" white
and recessive black genes forward through the generations.

Genes come in different varieties, called alleles. Somatic cells contain two alleles for every gene, with one allele provided by each parent. Often, it is impossible to determine which two alleles of a gene are present within an dog's chromosomes based solely on the outward appearance of that dog. However, an allele that is hidden, or not expressed by, can still be passed on to that dog's offspring and expressed in a later generation.

German Shepherds can carry one or both of the recessive white "masking" and/or the recessive black gene.

(A masking gene masks the real color and pattern of the dog. The only way the gene can be expressed in some of the offspring is if both parents carry it. For example, when a white dog is bred to a non-white dog that does not carry the white gene, none of the offspring will express the white coat but they will be carriers of the white gene. If those offspring are bred to a white, some of their offspring will express the white coat color. White bred to white will always produce white offspring.)

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The German Shepherd Dog Database Project makes no guarantees as to the accuracy of the data published at this site. We have made every effort to verify all entries, but the German Shepherd Dog Database Project is not a registry so all data included has been submitted by dog owners or taken from registry reports and AKC Stud Books. Please contact us to report any errors or omission.

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