Pedigree of

Dell Haven's Edel

Jan 2, 1958
AKC W975051
Black, Tan, White
Breeder: Andrew T & Glenna D Gray

Notes: COI 12.89%

Dell Haven's Sir Eric

Jan 23, 1956
AKC W667783 [2-58]
Black, Silver

X'Tro of Rocky Reach

Feb 25, 1952
AKC W358821
Black, Tan

1953 GVCh (US) 
Alert of Mi-Noah's

Jan 30, 1949
AKC W176066
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
Karah von Kuperhof

Sep 12, 1950
AKC W256287
Black, Cream, White

Bess of Rocky Reach
Dec 14, 1954
AKC W586244
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
Cavalier of Rocky Reach

May 9, 1952
AKC W372408
Black, Tan

Imp Carla of Rocky Reach

Oct 8, 1947
AKC W78528
Black, Tan

Nikki of Mari Way
Oct 30, 1955
AKC W642708
Black, Tan

Stormy Dell of Rocky Reach

Dec 20, 1952
AKC W393464
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
Jolly Arno of Edgetowne

Dec 9, 1948
AKC W133268
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
Moritza of Rocky Reach

Oct 9, 1948
AKC W119454
Black, Silver

Tina von Hausen Rupert
Feb 7, 1954
AKC W523806
Black, Tan

Rex of Horse Shoe Bend
Aug 15, 1951
AKC W320372
Black, Tan Markings

Jamar's Queen of Harpwood
Nov 6, 1952
AKC W387310
Black, Tan Markings

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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