Pedigree of

Keno of Kent Knoll

May 10, 1922
AKC 390798
Wolf Grey
Breeder: T W Price, New Brunswick NJ

Notes: COI 18.91%

Tristam of Lewanno
Apr 22, 1919
AKC 276663
Wolf Grey, Sable

Artus Mercedes
Jan 22, 1912
AKC 241158
Light Grey, Dingy

Prinz vom Zellerhorn
Jun 20, 1910
SZ 21026

Jette Mercedes (1)
Dec 6, 1909
SZ 19527
Black, Brindle Markings

Ch (US) 
Joma of Lewanno

Nov 23, 1916
AKC 224361
Wolf Sable

Ch (US) 
Nero Affolter

Dec 13, 1910
AKC 188856
Dark Wolf Grey

Oak Ridge Joma
Mar 27, 1915
AKC 193769
Wolf Sable

Mercedes (1)
Jul 15, 1919
AKC 297266
Dark Grey

Bubbit's Von Borsdorf
Aug 7, 1917
AKC 238594
Wolf Grey

Sammy von Osten
Jul 10, 1916
AKC 234335
Light Brindle

Blanke von Borsdorf
Aug 5, 1916
AKC 226623
Wolf Grey

Blanke von Borsdorf
Aug 5, 1916
AKC 226623
Wolf Grey

Ch (US) 
Max (1)

Jun 23, 1913
AKC 184709
Wolf Grey

Sunny Marsh Clarissa von Graumont
Oct 28, 1913
AKC 179470
Wolf Grey, Fawn Legs

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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