Pedigree of

Chris von Werthenstein

AKC A744106
Born: Jan 15, 1943
Color: Grey, Cream Markings
Breeder: Allen P Freeman, Galena OH

Duke's Pride
Jun 22, 1940
AKC A540810 [1-42]
Black, Tan

Duke von Werthenstein (1)
Aug 12, 1936
AKC A275499

Villosa Stendhal
Jul 5, 1929
AKC 837389
Wolf Sable

Patsy von Immensee
Sep 16, 1931
AKC 869806
Silver Grey

Judith von Werthenstein
Jan 21, 1937
AKC A397834
Fawn, Grey

Liebert von der Wotansburg
Jul 8, 1926
AKC 640460 (Import)
Black, Tan

Gretel von Werthenstein
May 28, 1933
AKC A60662

Sibylle von Werthenstein
Jun 12, 1941
AKC A616491 [12-42]
Grey, Black, Tan Markings

Falko von Werthenstein
Jul 1, 1938
AKC A364988 [12-39]
Dark Grey, Fawn

Ch (US) 
Prince O'Pals Peter

Mar 26, 1933
AKC 904915 [12-33]
Black, Grey

Leafa von Werthenstein
Aug 1, 1932
AKC A151781 [5-37]
Wolf Sable

Gretel von Werthenstein
May 28, 1933
AKC A60662

Villosa Stendhal
Jul 5, 1929
AKC 837389
Wolf Sable

Bon Clodo von Werthenstein
May 30, 1928
AKC 757714
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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