Pedigree of

Dutchess Zorie

Jan 26, 1958
AKC W979123
Black, Tan
Breeder: Charlotte Z Zormeier

Notes: COI 6.02%

Carriage House Furlich
Sep 16, 1956
AKC W830753
Black, Grey

Mercurio of Long-Worth

Jun 2, 1949
AKC W227735

Ch (US) 
Zeno of Long-Worth II

Jun 18, 1947
AKC W77921
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
Winnette of Long-Worth

Mar 15, 1946
AKC W27423
Silver Grey

Carriage House Tonya
Nov 20, 1951
AKC W716439
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
Zeno of Long-Worth II

Jun 18, 1947
AKC W77921
Black, Tan

Carriage House Ket
Feb 11, 1950
AKC W208012
Black, Cream

Dutchess of Lualualei
Nov 20, 1955
AKC W830752
Black, Tan, Cream

Prince Nipper of Lualualei
May 9, 1952
AKC W407299
Black, Tan

Reilly of Lualualei
Jun 23, 1950
AKC W276439
Black, Brown, Buff

Ella of Hawiland
Feb 5, 1949
AKC W155863
Black, Cream

Lassie of Talstraum
Oct 11, 1952
AKC W390025
Black, Tan, Cream

Ch (US) 
Dolvick von Liebestraum

Apr 15, 1950
AKC W259318
Black, Tan

Nellie Gray Talbot
Aug 20, 1949
AKC W168672
Black, Golden

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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