German Shepherd Database Project
Pedigree (Ancestors)
German Shepherd
Ch (AKC)

Arras aus der Jurgensklause

AKC W187576, SZ 606854
Born: Jan 22, 1946
Color: Black, Tan

Notes: Imported from Germany to USA
COI: 18.15%
Bandit vom Erstenwald

Jul 31, 1943
SZ 578646
COI: 16.70%

German Shepherd
Quido von Durmersheim

Jan 27, 1937
SZ 509431
COI: 15.99%

German Shepherd
Sigbert Heidegrund

Aug 8, 1933
SZ 453235
COI: 20.31%

German Shepherd
Gisa von Durmersheim

Nov 12, 1931
SZ 428631
Black, Tan
COI: 18.01%

German Shepherd
Doris vom Englertshof

May 14, 1940
SZ 543322
Black, Tan
COI: 14.86%

German Shepherd
Ito vom Corneliushof

Mar 1, 1938
SZ 521463
Black, Tan
COI: 18.36%

German Shepherd
Erma vom Minnistück
Apr 29, 1933
SZ 150949
COI: 15.92%

German Shepherd
Anka von der Glasower Hermannshöhe
Nov 30, 1943
SZ 584539
Black, Light Tan Markings
COI: 20.37%

German Shepherd
Baldo von der Lützelburg

Aug 27, 1940
SZ 544994
Black, Tan Markings
COI: 23.29%

German Shepherd
Siegfried von der Lützelburg

Jan 6, 1936
SZ 490680
Black, Tan
COI: 17.58%

German Shepherd
Thea von der Lützelburg

Jan 22, 1937
SZ 505389
Black with Grey And Tan Markings
COI: 18.50%

German Shepherd
Netta aus der Leichtweishöhle
Mar 6, 1941
SZ 551109
COI: 19.39%

German Shepherd
Uli vom Mäuseturm
SchH 3

Jan 18, 1936
SZ 490986
Black, Light Legs & Markings
COI: 18.76%

German Shepherd
Lore aus der Leichtweishohle

May 16, 1939
SZ 535334
Black, Tan Legs & Markings
COI: 17.95%

German Shepherd


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

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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