Pedigree of

Grey Dawn's Karla of Mellwood

Aug 13, 1957
AKC W843742
Breeder: Nancy E Updike

Notes: COI: 5.84%

Greylock of Mellwood
Mar 12, 1954
AKC W799099
Black, Silver

Soot of Long-Worth
May 3, 1952
AKC W390551 [6-54]
Black, Silver

Ch (US) 
Derry of Long-Worth

Feb 9, 1944
AKC A797520
Black, Tan

Amworth of Long-Worth
Jun 8, 1950
AKC W311025
Black, Tan

Kami Alcha Frigga
Oct 8, 1949
AKC W214453
Black, Sable

Ch (US) 
Lachen von Grafmar

Apr 30, 1943
AKC A716086
Black, Tan

Kami of Temagami
Feb 16, 1947
AKC W139650
Black, Tan

Dawn of Art'Gra
Feb 12, 1955
AKC W751830
Black, Cream

Sir Rex of Idle Wild
Nov 14, 1951
AKC W317064
Black, Silver

Sir Donar Dee of Idle Wild
Nov 24, 1946
AKC W63423
Black, Silver

Fedelia Aneta of Idle Wild
Nov 28, 1947
AKC W90724
Black, Silver

Rene von Karla
Jul 17, 1951
AKC W322874
Black, Tan

Schlitz of Canamera
Oct 17, 1949
AKC W185965
Black, Tan

Juno von Foreman
Dec 15, 1949
AKC W253211
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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