Pedigree of

Dorina De Lil-Lena

Apr 13, 1957
AKC W798442
Black, Silver Markings
Breeder: Louise M Borodaeff

Notes: COI: 8.28%

Penllyn Zing of Ireton
Jan 21, 1954
AKC W501333
Black, Tan

SelCh (US) 
Hussar of Maur-Ray

Dec 29, 1947
AKC W72591
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
Viking von Hoheluft

May 24, 1945
AKC A975143
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
Leda of Ireton

Aug 4, 1942
AKC A665304
Black, Tan

Nyx of Maur-Ray
Jan 8, 1950
AKC W195884

1949/50 GVCh (US) 
Kirk of San Miguel

Dec 21, 1947
AKC W77840

Ch (US) 
Leda of Ireton

Aug 4, 1942
AKC A665304
Black, Tan

Coby Colbach of Briarwood
Apr 14, 1955
AKC W598457
Black, Silver, Tan

Donix vom Busecker Schloss

May 21, 1951
AKC W549426 / SZ 803431
Black, Tan

Pirol von der Hohen Fichte

Feb 22, 1948
Black, Tan

Ossie vom Gambacher Tal

Nov 22, 1946
SZ 628881
Dark Grey

Seaward's Vivian Victoria
Jul 13, 1951
AKC W285678
Black, Tan

Gaar von Fraubeck
Apr 9, 1949
AKC W177212
Black, Tan

Seaward's Gyrlee Victoria
Oct 19, 1949
AKC W173851
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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