Pedigree of

Lady Else vom Walluftal

May 9, 1957
AKC W866902
Brown, Grey
Breeder: William A Whitley

Alf vom Walluftal
May 30, 1952
AKC W468953 (Import)

Ferdl von der Emsschleuse

Aug 16, 1949
SZ 739753

Fels vom Vogtlandshof
SchH3 FH

Jul 6, 1947
SZ 694572
Grey, Tan

Cora vom Walburgitor

Jan 19, 1946
SZ 610165
Black, Tan

Britta von Grottenloch


Princess of Bashur
May 25, 1956
AKC W852004
Black, Brown, Silver

Casey's Royal Duke
Jan 21, 1955
AKC W584379
Black, Brown, Silver

Casey's Royal Ace
Sep 26, 1953
AKC W515990
Black, Silver
COI 10.40%

Vee-Roi's Marie
Jul 11, 1953
AKC W572890
Black, Brown, Silver
COI 13.08%

Carla of Bashur
May 30, 1955
AKC W669248

Elmer of Primm-El
May 23, 1951
AKC W317398
Black, Tan

Melinda of Primm-El
Aug 3, 1954
AKC W586277

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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