Pedigree of

Count of Volhalla

Nov 12, 1954
AKC WA3211
Black, Tan
Breeder: Muriel M Volentine

Notes: COI 5.30%

Mace of Meadowwood
May 10, 1953
AKC W527183
Black, Tan

Abel of Rhowill
Jul 17, 1951
AKC W30157
Black, Silver

Ch (US) 
Adrian von Markath

Aug 25, 1948
AKC W107656
Black, Tan

Torchy von Diersburg
Feb 6, 1949
AKC W136034
Black, Tan

Princess Mitchel of Merkert
May 20, 1951
AKC W394093
Black, Tan

Uhland von der Voralb
Sep 4, 1945
AKC W103273
Black, Tan

Lady Duchess of Southshore
Dec 1, 1946
AKC W49703
Black, Cream

Snuffy Diana II
Jun 7, 1951
AKC W274527
Black, Tan

Ur-Seta's Billy Boy of Merrick
Nov 3, 1949
AKC W247461
Black, Tan

Ur-Seta's Faithful of Marlo
May 20, 1948
AKC W115935
Black, Tan

Dinah von Fraulein Roxanne
Aug 11, 1945
AKC W113030
Black, Tan

Diamna of Merrick
Apr 22, 1949
AKC W155855
Black, Tan

Bursch von Verd Mont
Jul 30, 1946
AKC W53299
Black, Tan, Cream

Ginger von Verd Mont
Apr 17, 1947
AKC W104674
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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