Pedigree of

Hella von der Ortenburg

Apr 21, 1923
AKC 391244
Breeder: O J Smythe, New Orleans LA

Notes: COI 30.82%

Alex von Poggenburg
Mar 23, 1921
AKC 366145 / SZ 120352
Wolf Grey

Wotan von Saaleck-Rudelsburg

Aug 29, 1919
SZ 81641

Ewald vom Gigelberg
Mar 17, 1918
AKC 286342 / SZ 67348
Black, Tan

Irmgard von Riedekenburg

Jun 6, 1916
SZ 63856
Tan, Grey, Black Markings

Cilly vom Stadtland
Apr 26, 1919
SZ 77770

Wolf aus dem Verbrecherkeller
Oct 25, 1914
SZ 72822
Grey, Black Mask

Aida vom Stadtland
Feb 17, 1914
SZ 54310

Fee von der Ortenburg
Mar 25, 1921
AKC 366308 (Import)
Black, Yellow Markings

Marc von Hohen Esp (1)
Oct 24, 1913
SZ 52757
Black, Tan Markings

Arry von der Emilienlust
Apr 11, 1912
SZ 31340
Dark Grey, Dingy, Black Mask

Betty von der Elfengrotte
May 23, 1912
SZ 31176
Black, Tan Markings

Gretel vom Wolfsmoor
Jan 24, 1914
SZ 53121
Grey, Mixed Colors

Falko von Scharenstetten

Nov 16, 1911
SZ 18733
Black, Tan

Charlotte vom Wolfsmoor

Nov 1, 1911
SZ 26513
Tan, Grey, Dingy

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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