Pedigree of

Gretchen von Shayhaus

Jul 6, 1958
AKC W932852
Black, Tan
Breeder: Francis S Shay

Notes: COI 13.76%

1959 GVCh (US) 
Red Rock's Gino

Dec 19, 1956
AKC W776544 [4-58]
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
Edenvale's Nikki

Nov 26, 1951
AKC W295601
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
Jolly Arno of Edgetowne

Dec 9, 1948
AKC W133268
Black, Tan

Lois of Edgetowne
Mar 31, 1946
AKC W5607
Black, Tan

Kay of Ayron
Jul 11, 1952
AKC W349101
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
Keenland von Grafmar

May 2, 1949
AKC W147614
Black, Silver

Niki of Browvale
May 24, 1948
AKC W177242
Black, Tan

Nether-Lair's Elisa
Jul 20, 1956
AKC W751893
Black, Silver

Baron of Netmoke
May 7, 1951
AKC W303873
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
Vol of Long-Worth

Mar 4, 1946
AKC W22152
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
Willa of Long-Worth

Mar 15, 1946
AKC W38727

Nether-Lair's Rimini
Sep 18, 1953
AKC W467322
Black, Silver

Ch (US) 
Quell of Stone-Home

May 7, 1950
AKC W244807
Black, Tan

Ursa of Grafmar
Jun 19, 1948
AKC W127567
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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