Pedigree of

Big Rin of Tiktin

Feb 29, 1956
AKC W815305
Black, Tan
Breeder: Marcella R Hames

Notes: COI 13.08%

Big Ben of Mountain Manor
Sep 25, 1953
AKC W486339
Black, Tan

Highcourt's Rinty
Jan 20, 1951
AKC W255594
Black, Cream

Ch (US) 
Franz of Dexta von Abt

Mar 25, 1946
AKC W29548
Black, Silver

Ch (US) 
Gretel of Highcourt

Jul 7, 1947
AKC W54116
Black, Tan

Willeo's Cathie von Setag
Jun 8, 1949
AKC W148578
Black, Grey, Tan Markings

Ch (US) 
Jan of Ireton

Oct 19, 1946
AKC W21418
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
By Jo of Dolpahaus

Jun 21, 1945
AKC A920136
Black, Cream

Carlotta of Nancy's Creek
Dec 18, 1951
AKC W328898

Ch (US) 
Flash of Nancy's Creek

Jun 25, 1945
AKC A915382

Ch (US) 
Garry of Benlore

Jun 8, 1940
AKC A447284
Black, Tan

Royalgene Tease
Jul 10, 1940
AKC A445182
Brown, Black

Nadawah of Nancy's Creek
Aug 18, 1949
AKC W160464
Black, Grey

Lorne von Liebestraum

Sep 19, 1945
AKC W28800
Black, Cream

Nada of Nancy's Creek
Jun 25, 1945
AKC A915388

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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