Pedigree of

Major of Letchworth

Oct 23, 1957
AKC W855879
Black, Silver
Breeder: Maryanne & P J Deveney

Notes: COI 5.23%

Ch (US) 
Prince Arras of Long-Muir

Dec 2, 1949
AKC W243247
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
Arras aus der Jurgensklause

Jan 22, 1946
AKC W187576 / SZ 606854
Black, Tan

Bandit vom Erstenwald

Jul 31, 1943
SZ 578646

Anka von der Glasower Hermannshöhe
Nov 30, 1943
SZ 584539
Black, Light Tan Markings

Jinx of Longmuir

Sep 9, 1945
AKC A992712
Black, Tan

Darroll of Cosalta
Apr 5, 1940
AKC A626545
Black, Silver

Babe of Sabo
May 26, 1940
AKC A522700
Black, Tan

Panda of Echo Hill
Jun 13, 1956
AKC W823500
Black, Silver

Ch (US) 
Bruce of Krog Farm

Apr 11, 1953
AKC W498281 [9-54]
Black, Tan

Siegfried von Diersburg
Nov 18, 1950
AKC W228576
Black, Tan

Irmchen von Ebenholz
Mar 15, 1951
AKC W284399
Black, Tan

Alice (W356338)

Apr 9, 1952
AKC W356338
Black, Tan

Rajah von Robline

Aug 8, 1950
AKC W305951
Black, Tan

Marla von Kathmil
Nov 28, 1949
AKC W176952
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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