German Shepherd Database Project
Pedigree (Ancestors)
German Shepherd

Klodo von Immensee

AKC 802427
Born: May 28, 1930
Color: Grey

Breeder: Allen P Freeman, Galena OH
COI: 9.59%
Schnitzel von Werthenstein
Jul 25, 1927
AKC 667686
Grey, Black
COI: 8.25%

German Shepherd
Klodo von Werthenstein
Dec 23, 1925
AKC 571139
Black, Tan
COI: 9.77%

German Shepherd
Almar von Werthenstein II
Apr 6, 1924
AKC 486531
Black, Tan
COI: 10.87%

German Shepherd
Bauer's Muggins
Dec 25, 1922
AKC 365507
Wolf Grey
COI: 8.89%

German Shepherd
Bon von Immensee
Feb 10, 1924
AKC 470059
Wolf Grey, Black
COI: 8.60%

German Shepherd
Ch (AKC)
Buddy of Swift Run

Dec 6, 1918
AKC 261489
COI: 7.44%

German Shepherd
Hulda von Immensee (Hogue's Hulda)
Apr 8, 1922
AKC 379627
Grey, Black, Tan
COI: 7.34%

German Shepherd
Asta's Bell
Jul 15, 1925
AKC 690341
Black, Tan
COI: 9.50%

German Shepherd
Society Mark von Duesternbrook
Sep 3, 1921
AKC 408030 / SZ 131395 (D├╝sternbrook)
Black, Tan Markings
COI: 13.74%

German Shepherd
Bodo vom Inselsberg

Aug 6, 1913
SZ 48918
Black, Tan Markings
COI: 9.31%

German Shepherd
Bera von Duesternbrook
Aug 6, 1917
AKC 371637 / SZ 65601 (D├╝sternbrook)
Black, Yellow
COI: 16.09%

German Shepherd
Asta VII
Aug 5, 1923
AKC 391782
Wolf Grey
COI: 6.83%

German Shepherd
Bodo von Krausenau
Jan 24, 1920
AKC 350859, SZ 80821
Wolf Grey
COI: 9.82%

German Shepherd
Queen Columbus Ohio XXI
Mar 26, 1919
AKC 264966
Black, Tan
COI: 4.72%

German Shepherd


  White Gene
  White Gene Carrier
  Black Gene
  Black Gene Carrier
  Blue Gene
  Blue Gene Carrier
  Liver Gene
  Liver Gene Carrier
  Excellent Hips
  Good Hips
  Fair Hips
  Normal Elbow
  DM Clear
  DM Carrier
  DM At Risk

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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The German Shepherd Dog Database Project makes no guarantees as to the accuracy of the data published at this site. We have made every effort to verify all entries, but the German Shepherd Dog Database Project is not a registry so all data included has been submitted by dog owners or taken from registry reports and AKC Stud Books. Please contact us to report any errors or omission.

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