Pedigree of

Lippka Queenie

Aug 19, 1955
AKC W631341
Black, Silver
Breeder: Jane Crowl

Gaysarr Ranger of Galimar

Nov 12, 1951
AKC W303204
Black, Cream

Prince Ichabod
Oct 17, 1949
AKC W208099
Black, Tan

Oldehove Ichabod
Mar 27, 1947
AKC W46539
Grey, Black

Bizette of Liebestraum
Nov 17, 1947
AKC W124839
Black, Tan

Oldeheyde von Trudi
Jul 16, 1950
AKC W277778
Black, Sable

Ch (US) 
Argos vom Harschhof

Oct 8, 1945
AKC W265095
Black, Tan

Oldeheyde von Dorka
Sep 20, 1948
AKC W170557
Black, Cream

Ayron Anabelle

AKC W532347 [12-55]

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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