Pedigree of

Duke of Westchester IV

Mar 27, 1957
AKC W818885
Black, Tan
Breeder: La June F Johannsen

Notes: COI 8.67%

Hugo of Edgetowne
Aug 7, 1954
AKC W581460
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
Jarno of Miloa

Feb 26, 1951
AKC W361250 [3-54]
Black, Brown

Ch (US) 
Jolly Arno of Edgetowne

Dec 9, 1948
AKC W133268
Black, Tan

Tabu of Rocky Reach

Apr 2, 1949
AKC W161378

Priske of Edgetowne
Sep 16, 1950
AKC W276426
Black, Silver

Ch (US) 
Leu vom Kahlgrund

Jul 7, 1945
AKC W225168 / SZ 601066
Dark Grey

Ch (US) 
Orpha of Edgetowne

Dec 15, 1946
AKC W59287
Black, Tan Markings

Princess of Cozy Cornor
Jul 30, 1955
AKC W645392 [12-56]
Black, Tan

Dixon's Black Baron
Mar 7, 1953
AKC W463792
Black, Silver

Major Arno
Jul 23, 1950
AKC W224537
Black, Cream

Gray Nocturne
Jan 27, 1948
AKC W91393
Silver Grey

Silver Lady's Sheba
Mar 26, 1954
AKC W596341
Black, Tan

Monty of Miloa
Feb 26, 1951
AKC W361249
Black, Brown

Silver Lady's Princess
Mar 30, 1950
AKC W234913
Black, Silver

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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