Pedigree of

Brunhilde of Fairlee

Dec 29, 1957
AKC W888992
Black, Tan
Breeder: J F & H R MacDonald

Notes: COI 2.72%

Oct 17, 1956
AKC W844677
Black, Tan
COI 16.70%

Esso vom Haus Tiling
Sep 15, 1953
AKC W619706 / SZ 867810
Black, Tan

Nestor von Haunstetten

Jul 4, 1946
SZ 615372
Black, Tan

Herta von der Köferingerhaide
SchH3 FH

Dec 1, 1946
SZ 631315
Black, Tan Markings

Gerda vom Haus Tiling
Jul 1, 1954
AKC W743043 (Import)

Edo vom Gehrdener Berg

Oct 12, 1949
SZ 757701

Carla vom Haus Tiling

Mar 23, 1951
SZ 794109
Black, Grey

Vienna of Granada Vista
Mar 24, 1955
AKC W709722 [4-58]
Black, Tan

Oct 20, 1948
AKC W309470
Black, Golden

Axel von der Gitterbrucke
Aug 31, 1945
AKC W250153 / SZ 619608
Black, Tan

Erna of Sunset
Aug 7, 1946
AKC W95010
Black, Cream

Tarrah of Granada Vista
Nov 16, 1952
AKC W546582
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
Ehrlich of Sunset

Aug 3, 1946
AKC W42414
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
Jern's Tassina

Aug 4, 1944
AKC A966058
Black, Tan

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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