Pedigree of

Dixie's Delight

Oct 29, 1957
AKC W979548
Black, Silver
Breeder: Edward B & M Eunice Wilson

Notes: COI 6.04%

Rin-Tin-Tin IX (2)
Dec 6, 1954
AKC W569135
Black, Silver Markings

Major Gruntz

Sep 18, 1947
AKC W66833
Black, Tan

Fritz von Birkendorf
Dec 5, 1944
AKC A849802
Black, Tan

Bonnie Lee von Kliensteffan
Jun 17, 1946
AKC W20785
Black, Tan

Gretchen of Samarkand
Dec 18, 1950
AKC W278912
Black, Silver

Samarkand's Cyril

Jul 19, 1948
AKC W111527
Black, Silver

Olinda of Wolverhampton
Jul 15, 1948
AKC W123812
Black, Cream

Valrich's Devil
Jan 6, 1956
AKC W678892
Black, Tan

Valrich's Kevin
Feb 7, 1954
AKC W496875
Black, Cream

Ch (US) 
Adrian von Markath

Aug 25, 1948
AKC W107656
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
Grasslands Naida

Apr 6, 1950
AKC W230099
Black, Tan

Lady Kunhilde of Tatarus
Aug 20, 1951
AKC W276338
Black, Tan

Kuno of Tatarus
May 28, 1949
AKC W145776
Black, Silver, Tan

Orla von Liebestraum II
Dec 27, 1946
AKC W83001
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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