Pedigree of

Gypsy von der Rute

May 25, 1958
AKC W917385
Silver, Black
Breeder: Martha Lee Curtis

Duke vom Schardthaus
Jun 7, 1953
AKC W797827 (Import)
Black, Tan

Fant von der Badener-Höhe
SchH3 FH

Oct 5, 1950
SZ 785746
Black, Tan

Rolf vom Osnabrücker Land
SchH3 FH

Jan 10, 1947
SZ 640721
Black, Tan

Donna aus dem Nibelungenland

Feb 7, 1944
SZ 585628
Black, Tan

Senta vom Sambesi


Schatsey Lin Tin
Feb 25, 1957
AKC W830173
Black, Silver

Rin-Tin-Tin IV
Mar 5, 1952
AKC W329592 [9-53]
Silver, Black

Rin-Tin-Tin II
Apr 22, 1949
AKC W154721

Cullen's Tipper
Jun 6, 1950
AKC W214960
Black, Tan

Linda von Lin
Apr 25, 1955
AKC W615572 [12-56]
Black, Silver

Frost Weis
Jun 14, 1951
AKC W332840

Judy von der Rute
Feb 24, 1953
AKC W573168
Black, Silver

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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