Pedigree of

Greta of Wildwood

Feb 5, 1956
AKC W972985
Black, Tan
Breeder: William R Hicks

Notes: COI 4.36%

Bush Pilot of Shawview
Feb 28, 1953
AKC W421917
Black, Tan

Count Vonsam Niren
Jan 28, 1952
AKC W324563

Count Topohill
Nov 27, 1950
AKC W269707
Silver Grey

Judy Kay
Aug 23, 1944
AKC A855411
Black, Brindle

Alberta of Marvilla
Aug 27, 1951
AKC W292104
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
Warrior of Rocky Reach

Mar 9, 1947
AKC W43926 / CKC 287258
Black, Tan

Lady Gretchen of Cloudland
Jun 15, 1949
AKC W166535
Black, Cream

Aleta of Wildwood
Dec 10, 1953
AKC W372856
Black, Tan

Major von Rodenberg
Nov 12, 1952
AKC W417219 [3-54]
Black, Tan

Bodo Bei Der Heckerlinde
Oct 24, 1948
AKC W308245
Black, Tan

Della von der Villa Freudenberg
Oct 12, 1947
AKC W308246
Tan, Black Markings

Suzi of Long-Worth
May 3, 1952
AKC W394184
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
Derry of Long-Worth

Feb 9, 1944
AKC A797520
Black, Tan

Amworth of Long-Worth
Jun 8, 1950
AKC W311025
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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