Pedigree of

Duke of Capehart

Mar 27, 1958
AKC W908601
Black, Tan, Silver
Breeder: Richard W Orr

Notes: COI 8.06%

Reinzucht's Zorro De Plata
Feb 11, 1956
AKC W683579
Black, Silver

Ch (US) 
Reinzucht's Foto

Mar 11, 1953
AKC W413090
Black, Silver, Cream

Ch (US) 
Royal Rogue of Long-Worth

Jul 26, 1949
AKC W216570
Black, Tan

Reinzucht's Jody of Dornwald
Mar 1, 1950
AKC W199169
Black, Silver

Reinzucht's Reba
Apr 24, 1952
AKC W340205
Black, Silver

Rolls Royce of Long-Worth
Jul 26, 1949
AKC W249979
Black, Tan

Reinzucht's Jody of Dornwald
Mar 1, 1950
AKC W199169
Black, Silver

Huaco's Lady Ginger
Jul 28, 1955
AKC W866790
Black, Tan

Nores of Edgetowne
Jul 24, 1953
AKC W481144
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
Onyx of Edgetowne

Jan 26, 1952
AKC W320767
Black, Tan

Davis Lady Avis
Apr 26, 1952
AKC W383847
Black, Tan

Dahnert-Haven's Rebba
Oct 11, 1952
AKC W396268
Black, Tan

Dahnert-Haven's Lopaz
Aug 6, 1949
AKC W190816
Black, Tan

Dahnert-Haven's M Heidi

Jun 28, 1949
AKC W249571
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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