German Shepherd Database Project
Pedigree (Ancestors)
German Shepherd

Hulda von Immensee (Hogue's Hulda)

AKC 379627
Born: Apr 8, 1922
Color: Grey, Black, Tan

Breeder: Wm James, Long Valley NJ
Notes: Name changed, formerly Hogue's Hulda in 1923 / COI: 22.82%
COI: 7.34%
Cop of Winterview
Apr 25, 1919
AKC 279738
Wolf Grey
COI: 7.21%

German Shepherd
Ch (AKC)
Brushwood Boy

Aug 8, 1917
AKC 234561
Wolf Grey, Black, Brown
COI: 5.14%

German Shepherd
Ch (AKC)
Barbar von Hoheluft

Dec 3, 1912
AKC 224893
Dark Wolf Sable
COI: 0.78%

German Shepherd
Ch (AKC)
Adelheid von Hoheluft

Aug 12, 1915
AKC 221178
Black, Tan
COI: 5.34%

German Shepherd
Glorie of Winterview
Aug 2, 1917
AKC 266215
Wolf Grey
COI: 9.09%

German Shepherd
Ch (AKC)
South Bay Bodo von Weissenburg

Mar 18, 1913
AKC 180589, SZ 41851
COI: 9.00%

German Shepherd
Princess of Winterview
Apr 18, 1915
AKC 211859
Wolf Grey
COI: 13.08%

German Shepherd
Gretchen von Immensee
Aug 13, 1920
AKC 302164
COI: 6.72%

German Shepherd
Tell of Merzig
Nov 14, 1917
AKC 289086
COI: 8.06%

German Shepherd
Roland (Boruß x Hermine)

SZ No Reg Number
COI: 8.05%

German Shepherd
Nelly (von Holden)

SZ No Reg Number
COI: 7.62%

German Shepherd
Rolf of Trier
Feb 15, 1917
AKC 289085 (Import)
Yellow Grey
COI: 0.00%

German Shepherd
Rolf vom Saartal

Jan 14, 1910
SZ 10316
Black, Tan Markings
COI: 12.55%

German Shepherd
Hulda von Trier

SZ No Reg Number
COI: 0.00%

German Shepherd


  White Gene
  White Gene Carrier
  Black Gene
  Black Gene Carrier
  Blue Gene
  Blue Gene Carrier
  Liver Gene
  Liver Gene Carrier
  OFA Excellent Hips
  OFA Good Hips
  OFA Fair Hips
  OFA Normal Elbow
  OFA Normal Hips

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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