Pedigree of

Frankie May Ragland

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

Notes: COI 7.72%

May 8, 1955
AKC W607166
Black, Brown, Tan

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

Topper X
Aug 14, 1952
AKC W357881
Black, Tan

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ch (US) 
Keno of Long-Worth

Jul 24, 1944
AKC W778
Black, Tan

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

Lady Kara
Oct 9, 1952
AKC W398179
Black, Tan

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

Lady Candy
May 3, 1950
AKC W223241

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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