Pedigree of

Ann Don's Mona Lisa

Jan 22, 1958
AKC W949019
Black, Tan
Breeder: Gene Murray

Notes: COI 5.15%

Drusus von der Burg Kendenich
May 17, 1955
AKC W666502 [2-57]
Black, Tan

Bob vom Sültersberg

Jun 28, 1952
SZ 843751
Black, Tan

Junker vom Richterbach

Jun 12, 1949
SZ 742161

Bella vom Lauental

Jun 18, 1950
SZ 784483
Black, Tan Legs

Briska von der Burg Kendenich
Jun 8, 1953
SZ 862205 / AKC W931846 [2-59]

VA, Ch (US) 
Lido vom Friedlichenheim
SchH3 FH

Oct 31, 1949
AKC W542123
Black, Tan

Ina vom Osnabrücker Land

Oct 3, 1948
SZ 693527
Black, Tan

Fify von Lauffen-Neckar
Dec 24, 1953
AKC W495033
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
Adalo vom Haus Berra

Jul 11, 1947
AKC W233459

Frisco von der Engelskanzel

Mar 10, 1942
SZ 569252
Black, Tan

Circe vom Sandwinkel

Aug 15, 1945
SZ 607873
Black, Tan

Saxonia Dixie
Feb 14, 1948
AKC W80887
Black, Silver

Ch (US) 
Viking von Hoheluft

May 24, 1945
AKC A975143
Black, Tan

Tess of Ireton
Oct 10, 1944
AKC A844651
Black, Silver

Legend for German Shepherd Gene Study
  White Carrier
  Black Carrier
  Blue Carrier
  Liver Carrier

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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