Pedigree of

Dora von Berry Hill

Sep 3, 1923
AKC 390636
Wolf Grey
Breeder: R W Massey, Reedley CA

Notes: COI 18.39%

Palisade Orto
Oct 12, 1920
AKC 346380
Wolf Grey, Black

Arno von Spitzwald
Feb 2, 1919
AKC 286341
Wolf Grey

Orto vom Simplon
Feb 4, 1917
SZ 64716
Black, Tan

Flori vom Spitzwald
Feb 3, 1917
SZ 64941 / SHSB 8526
Grey, Dingy

Beauty (1)
Dec 26, 1913
AKC 232494
Wolf Grey

Otjean's Wolf
Jun 7, 1911
AKC 232493 (Import)
Wolf Grey

Rexe von Reike
Jul 14, 1911
AKC 213783 (Import)
Dark Grey

Tillie von Stoltzenburg
Oct 4, 1922
AKC 379409
Wolf Grey

Dreist von der Suthwiese
Nov 13, 1920
AKC 348304 / SZ 101128
Wolf Grey, Black Markings

Rolf vom Traunstein
Apr 1, 1916
AKC 321494 / SZ 64618
Wolf Grey, Dark Mask

Perle von Bern
Aug 24, 1913
SZ 48876
Black, Tan Markings & Mask

Miss Chralazene
Oct 19, 1919
AKC 293123
Wolf Grey

Dacotah Duram
Aug 30, 1917
AKC 238801
Wolf Fawn

Harriet's Lisa von Hegan
May 23, 1916
AKC 218506
Wolf 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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