German Shepherd Database Project
Pedigree (Ancestors)
German Shepherd

Gerri von Immensee

AKC 799555
Born: Oct 8, 1928
Color: Black, Tan

Breeder: W D Hogue, Columbus OH
COI: 9.46%
Dolf von Karlsprung
Oct 15, 1926
AKC 667120
Black, Tan
COI: 11.31%

German Shepherd
Gerri of Roadside
May 26, 1923
AKC 483720
Black, Tan Markings
COI: 10.61%

German Shepherd
V 1921 OESGR Ch (AKC)
Gerri von Oberklamm

Aug 31, 1917
AKC 326000, SZ 65867 (Geri)
Black, Tan
COI: 17.05%

German Shepherd
Alka von Gothenburg
Sep 1, 1920
AKC 329191
Wolf Grey
COI: 9.38%

German Shepherd
Etzel's Eric Minka II
Dec 19, 1924
AKC 517484
Black, Tan
COI: 10.30%

German Shepherd
Viviancroft's Armo
Oct 18, 1923
406473 4-24
Black, Cream, Tan
COI: 16.53%

German Shepherd
Asta VII
Aug 5, 1923
AKC 391782
Wolf Grey
COI: 6.83%

German Shepherd
Bon von Immensee
Feb 10, 1924
AKC 470059
Wolf Grey, Black
COI: 8.60%

German Shepherd
Ch (AKC)
Buddy of Swift Run

Dec 6, 1918
AKC 261489
COI: 7.44%

German Shepherd
David of Elmview
Apr 11, 1916
AKC 222324
Black, Tan
COI: 5.53%

German Shepherd
Winterview Patricia von Flugelrad
Mar 22, 1916
AKC 217522
Wolf Grey
COI: 11.69%

German Shepherd
Hulda von Immensee (Hogue's Hulda)
Apr 8, 1922
AKC 379627
Grey, Black, Tan
COI: 7.34%

German Shepherd
Cop of Winterview
Apr 25, 1919
AKC 279738
Wolf Grey
COI: 7.21%

German Shepherd
Gretchen von Immensee
Aug 13, 1920
AKC 302164
COI: 6.72%

German Shepherd


  White Gene
  White Gene Carrier
  Black Gene
  Black Gene Carrier
  Blue Gene
  Blue Gene Carrier
  Liver Gene
  Liver Gene Carrier
  OFA Excellent Hips
  OFA Good Hips
  OFA Fair Hips
  OFA Normal Elbow
  OFA Normal Hips

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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