Pedigree of

Miss Princess of the Lees

Nov 13, 1957
AKC W871075
Black, Tan
Breeder: Marilyn K Troutman

Notes: COI 7.72%

Blue Baron of the Swale
Oct 17, 1956
AKC W847852
Black, Tan

Mike of Woodland Shores
May 30, 1948
AKC W253649
Black, Tan

Lorne von Liebestraum

Sep 19, 1945
AKC W28800
Black, Cream

Griselda von Liebestraum

Jun 4, 1943
AKC A737288
Black, Tan

Dutchess of Wixom
May 28, 1955
AKC W626740
Black, Tan

King of Woodland Shores II
Jun 10, 1951
AKC W373252
Black, Tan

Me-Haa of Muscleshell Creek
Dec 13, 1951
AKC W438449
Black, Cream

Dutchess of Stony Crest
May 3, 1952
AKC W384453
White, Cream

Pepper the Great
May 13, 1949
AKC W252997
Buff, Black

Alo von Liebestraum
Apr 5, 1947
AKC W104690
Black, Cream

Freida of Wokonda
Jul 26, 1947
AKC W126226
Sable, Black

Princess of Orlandoni
Jun 9, 1949
AKC W184725
Black, Tan

Sailor of Knoll Crest
Nov 21, 1945
AKC W9296
Black, Silver

Suzanne K of Arjax
Jun 25, 1947
AKC W133243

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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