Pedigree of
Ch (US)

Kola von Beckgold

AKC W56769
Born: Mar 6, 1947
Color: Black, Tan
Breeder: William Goldbecker

Erich von Beckgold
Jun 26, 1945
AKC A896151
Black, Cream

Ch (US) 
Jeffrey of Browvale

Jul 16, 1943
AKC A756328
Black, Cream

Ch (US) 
Merrilea's Vetter of Dornwald

Nov 23, 1939
AKC A396820
Black, Red

Ch (US) 
Tempest of Ruthland

Jul 2, 1941
AKC A549388
Black, Tan

Kora von Hoheluft
May 20, 1943
AKC A804618
Black, Tan

SG, GVCh (US) 
Pfeffer von Bern (1)

Jun 20, 1934
AKC A87262 / SZ 466407
Black, Tan

GRX Ch (US) 
Lady of Ruthland

Nov 22, 1938
AKC A312055
Black, Tan

E Dixie of Bar-Orch
Nov 5, 1944
AKC W11685

Pfeffer von Karinhof
May 23, 1941
AKC A610461
Black, Tan

Pfeffer von Saliba
Dec 19, 1938
AKC A365960
Black, Tan

Elfe von Irmendorf
May 30, 1939
AKC A348805
Black, Tan

Tippie von Bar-Orch
Mar 30, 1940
AKC A742493
Black, Tan

Jiggs von Bar-Orch
Jul 15, 1936
AKC A217803 [3-38]
Black, Tan

Vilma von Bar-Orch
May 1, 1933
AKC 963511 [12-34]
Black, Tan

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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