Pedigree of

Duchesse III

Jun 5, 1958
AKC W919812
Breeder: Erwin Haima

Notes: COI: 3.38%

Tag of Hickory View
Apr 25, 1956
AKC W861202

Silver Cougar of Dxn
Oct 1, 1953
AKC W507123
Silver Grey

Gretchen's Duke
Feb 1, 1952
AKC W335929

Gretchen's Caribou Lady
Nov 2, 1950
AKC W232497
Silver Grey

Lady Senta (2)
Jun 24, 1954
AKC W537152

Majestic Showboat
Jan 31, 1953
AKC W404803

Caribou's Yukon Snow
Feb 1, 1952
AKC W335928

Queen of Hickory View
Mar 21, 1954
AKC W854922

Captain Fury von Destry
Mar 15, 1953
AKC W434776 [6-54]
Black, Cream

Mister Chips II
Dec 8, 1948
AKC W123794
Black, Cream

Gina von Haagen
Feb 17, 1950
AKC W191272
Black, Cream

Lady Julie of B'Gosh
May 18, 1952
AKC W408720
Black, Cream

Rex of B'Gosh
Mar 11, 1948
AKC W211397
Black, Silver

Peggy of Winslow
Jan 22, 1950
AKC W220554
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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