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    Frankie May Ragland

    September 8, 1957
    AKC W868036
    Black, Tan
    Breeder: Barbara C & John C Depew

    Notes: COI 7.72%

    Toppen (AKC)
    May 8, 1955
    AKC W607166
    Black, Brown, Tan

    Wooglin (W469966)
    November 29, 1953
    AKC W469966
    Black, Brown

    Topper X
    August 14, 1952
    AKC W357881
    Black, Tan

    Boots VIII (W357887)
    August 14, 1952
    AKC W357887
    Black, Cream

    Wendy von Livengood
    September 2, 1952
    AKC W352953
    Black, Cream

    King of Sesalargo
    April 16, 1950
    AKC W304177
    Black, Tan

    Cindy of Tomanjo
    December 17, 1950
    AKC W229385
    Black, Tan

    Gay Lady Depew
    September 6, 1954
    AKC W576715
    Black, Tan

    Crinkley's Pride
    December 24, 1949
    AKC W194585
    Black, Tan

    Ch (US) 
    Keno of Long-Worth

    July 24, 1944
    AKC W778
    Black, Tan

    Alexis (W58928)
    July 8, 1947
    AKC W58928
    Grey, Tan, Black Markings

    Lady Kara
    October 9, 1952
    AKC W398179
    Black, Tan

    Flash of Sunset
    August 13, 1948
    AKC W132224
    Black, Cream

    Lady Candy
    May 3, 1950
    AKC W223241

    Legend for German Shepherd Gene Study
      White Carrier
      Black 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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