Pedigree of

Koyote vom Haus Shank

Apr 30, 1956
AKC W712018
Silver, Tan
Breeder: LeRoy Shank

Bifrost of Lorwill
Sep 1, 1954
AKC W535340
Silver, Black

Ch (US) 
Hektor of Langesk

Sep 28, 1950
AKC W249437
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
Fax vom Haus Werle

Mar 21, 1948
AKC W392577
Black, Tan

Eileen of Brushwood
Mar 22, 1945
AKC W114155 / KC 28071/45, CKC 246487
Black, Fawn

Silfer Fraulein von Rin Tin Tin
Aug 28, 1951
AKC W311753
Black, Silver, Fawn

VA Ch (US) 
Quell vom Fredeholz

Sep 12, 1946
AKC W158551 / SZ 626811
Black, Grey

Nixe vom Gerstenberg
Jun 8, 1947
AKC W300271
Tan, Grey

Queenie vom Haus Lowe
Sep 13, 1950
AKC W265489
Grey Black

Cralo von Haunstetten

Apr 21, 1943
SZ 574473
Black, Tan

Dieb von der Liebchensmühle

Mar 5, 1940
SZ 542102
Black, Tan

Nora vom Aichtal

Apr 1, 1940
SZ 542291
Black, Tan

Alma vom Biedersteiner Schloss
Mar 11, 1946
AKC W265487 (Import)
Black, Tan

Max vom Polizeipräsidium München


Friedl vom Voglerwald


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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