Pedigree of

Gray Merit of Granada Vista

Jan 19, 1957
AKC W854895
Silver Grey
Breeder: Lorrayne A Hern

Notes: COI: 9.42%

Shawn of Granada Vista
Jun 29, 1953
AKC W663029
Silver Grey

Oct 20, 1948
AKC W309470
Black, Golden

Axel von der Gitterbrucke
Aug 31, 1945
AKC W250153 / SZ 619608
Black, Tan

Erna of Sunset
Aug 7, 1946
AKC W95010
Black, Cream

Gerda of Tilzer
Feb 8, 1951
AKC W271098
Silver Grey

Odin Vonn of Tilzer

Aug 16, 1945
AKC W14374
Silver Grey

Ivory of Marimac
Jul 17, 1946
AKC W15488
Black, Silver

Lady Ronna of Granada Vista
Nov 16, 1952
AKC W387888
Silver, Black

Ch (US) 
Ehrlich of Sunset

Aug 3, 1946
AKC W42414
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
San Miguel's Ilo of Rocky Reach

May 30, 1942
AKC A624738
Black, Tan

Ginger of Flowdale
Aug 19, 1942
AKC A640594
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
Jern's Tassina

Aug 4, 1944
AKC A966058
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
Tasso of Villa Marina

Nov 28, 1939
AKC A432550
Black, Grey

Ch (US) 
Abigail II of Shereston

Feb 20, 1937
AKC A190601
Black, Tan

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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