Pedigree of

Grimm vom Grottenkamp

Oct 2, 1955
AKC W832321 (Import)
Black, Tan
Breeder: Franz Kneuper, Germany

Edo vom Gehrdener Berg

Oct 12, 1949
SZ 757701

Claudius vom Hain

Mar 11, 1944
SZ 586670

Cerno von der Achensmühle

Jan 16, 1937
SZ 505745
Black, Tan

Treue vom Hain

Feb 9, 1942
SZ 560820

Haga vom Haus Schütting

Apr 1, 1947
SZ 647806
Grey, Mask

Primus vom Maschtor

Mar 30, 1940
SZ 543009
Black, Brown

Tatjana vom Haus Schütting
Apr 8, 1943
SZ 575493

Carin vom Grottenkamp

Mar 5, 1952
SZ 831132

Hein vom Richterbach

Dec 13, 1948
SZ 700070
Black, Tan Markings

Billo vom Oberviehland
SchH3 FH

Feb 21, 1942
SZ 561004
Grey, Tan

Rosel vom Osnabrücker Land

Jan 10, 1947
SZ 640725
Black, Tan

Cilla von der Lusenheide
Apr 13, 1947
SZ 638038

Erlkönig vom Holzheimer Eichwald

Mar 28, 1941
SZ 553026
Black, Grey Legs

Anni von der Löchterwaldecke
Nov 6, 1943
SZ 583032
Black, Tan Markings

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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