Pedigree of

Aus Adel

Sep 23, 1957
AKC W950960
Black, White
Breeder: Lillie H Duke

Notes: COI 5.76%

Audubon Prince
Feb 10, 1953
AKC W598199
Grey, Tan

Duke of Arnold Drive
Oct 16, 1949
AKC W172158
Silver Grey

Arno La Salle of Lake Trail
May 10, 1948
AKC W113865
Silver Grey

Lady Anne of Lake Trail
Feb 8, 1948
AKC W101092

Patsy Burr von Cebe
Mar 20, 1949
AKC W136028
Grey, Tan

Kerry of Long-Worth
Oct 9, 1946
AKC W69605

Patsy Lecanto von Cebe
Oct 25, 1945
AKC W75756
Black, Tan

Princess Sandra III
May 15, 1956
AKC W811475
Black, Brown

Marlo of Long-Worth

Jun 1, 1953
AKC W446758
Black, Tan

Mercurio of Long-Worth

Jun 2, 1949
AKC W227735

Henrietta of Long-Worth
Dec 22, 1950
AKC W402745

Lady Liebchen
Sep 11, 1954
AKC W624117
Black, Brown

Nestor vom Dohlenbacher Schloss
Mar 22, 1950
AKC W554613
Black, Golden

Lady Candy
May 3, 1950
AKC W223241

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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