Pedigree of

Baron Otto von Schnitzer

Dec 18, 1957
AKC W952435
Black, Tan, Silver
Breeder: Adele Forisha

Notes: COI 3.22%

Niki von der Ostruff
Oct 17, 1955
AKC W662330
Black, Tan

Derek von Hollerborn
Aug 14, 1949
AKC W228373
Dark Brown, Tan

Baron von Hollerborn
Dec 27, 1940
AKC A553103
Dark Grey, Cream

Lady Nicole of Luxembourg
Oct 20, 1946
AKC W57329
Black, Tan

Black Beauty von Froschberg
Sep 21, 1954
AKC W621997
Black, Tan

Hollerborn's Prince Ritten
May 10, 1951
AKC W288260
Tan, Black, White

Queen von Froschberg
Oct 23, 1951
AKC W472897
Black, Grey

Lili Marlane
Oct 29, 1955
AKC W662329
Black, Tan

Carmo of Arbopen
Oct 25, 1951
AKC W300970
Black, Tan

Bordie of Arbopen
Dec 25, 1949
AKC W180241
Black, Cream

Reena of San Miguel
Oct 4, 1948
AKC W111612
Black, Cream

Memphis Belle
Nov 1, 1953
AKC W482951
Black, Tan

Rex Nix Southland
Jun 13, 1951
AKC W298279
Black, Tan

Blitzen von der Odinsquelle
Apr 28, 1951
AKC W438437
Black, Grey, Red

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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