Pedigree of

Cheryl von Merricliff

Apr 24, 1957
AKC W858903
Black, Tan
Breeder: Clifford V & M A Sparrow

Notes: COI 6.70%

Ch (US) 
Adalo vom Haus Berra

Jul 11, 1947
AKC W233459

Frisco von der Engelskanzel

Mar 10, 1942
SZ 569252
Black, Tan

Gero von der Schenkelsleite

May 3, 1938
SZ 522345
Black, Grey

Afra von der Engelskanzel
SchH2 MH

May 16, 1940
SZ 543612
Black, Grey, Tan Markings

Circe vom Sandwinkel

Aug 15, 1945
SZ 607873
Black, Tan

Artus vom Erstenwald

Sep 10, 1942
SZ 568867
Black, Grey

Draga von der Sch├╝ttwiese
Jul 12, 1940
SZ 545111

Mizi-Aqua of Hollabird

Jun 30, 1952
AKC W407036 [6-55]
Black, Grey

Mars of Peacock Point
Feb 19, 1947
AKC W69521
Black, Grey

Ch (US) 
Bodo of Browvale

Jun 29, 1944
AKC W2249
Black, Tan

Duchess von Richrath
Oct 24, 1944
AKC A912263
Black, Cream

Sandwal's Abigail of Bernda
May 30, 1946
AKC W32737
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
Alrik von Hoheluft

Oct 26, 1937
AKC A221521
Black, Tan

1944 GVX Ch (US) 
Frigga von Hoheluft

Jan 1, 1941
AKC A530480
Black, Grey

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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