Pedigree of

Major of Northwood

Jun 21, 1955
AKC W636036
Black, Tan
Breeder: D B Crane

Notes: COI 6.42%

King of the North III
Feb 18, 1952
AKC W542753
Black, Cream

Commodore of Boot Hill
Dec 25, 1948
AKC W138640
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
Cosalta's Ace of Wyliewood

Mar 27, 1947
AKC W107426
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
Lady Dulcinea of Boot Hill

Jun 10, 1947
AKC W55744
Black, Cream

Lani of Kahaluu
May 15, 1949
AKC W170025
Black, Brown

Aldo von der Alohaland
Aug 13, 1943
AKC A705708
Black, Tan, Cream

Hedy of Uluwehi
Sep 24, 1947
AKC W86046
Black, Tan

Crane's Deena
Apr 30, 1953
AKC W456097
Black, Tan

Trauheit of Quintana
Jun 19, 1948
AKC W101185
Black, Cream

Ch (US) 
Jackie von Diersburg

Apr 18, 1947
AKC W58496
Black, Cream

Elsa von Weisstein
Apr 21, 1945
AKC A956991

Judi von Konnenberg
Feb 28, 1947
AKC W60815
Black, Tan

Kimboy of Long-Worth
Jul 24, 1944
AKC A817003
Light Grey

Laniare of Palguard
Jun 3, 1945
AKC A909270
Black, Cream, Grey

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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