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    Penney Pat

    June 29, 1958
    AKC W972012
    Black, Grey, Tan
    Breeder: George T Cook

    Notes: COI 6.09%

    Apache of Smoky Hill
    June 12, 1954
    AKC W535879
    Black, Tan

    Prince Rex of Heskett
    May 8, 1947
    AKC W143324
    Black, Cream

    Officer of Long-Worth
    June 23, 1944
    AKC A891147
    Black, Tan

    Black Queen Maxedon
    September 22, 1943
    AKC A743878
    Black, Cream

    Princess Cindy of Heskett
    March 30, 1951
    AKC W306883
    Black, Cream

    Prince Rex of Heskett
    May 8, 1947
    AKC W143324
    Black, Cream

    Flush of Long-Worth
    July 17, 1947
    AKC W88789
    Black, Silver

    Duchess Snow White
    October 26, 1956
    AKC W859846

    December 17, 1952
    AKC W434664
    Black, Silver

    Ch (US) 
    Howard's Duke

    March 20, 1947
    AKC W45213
    Black, Grey

    Queen Charlotte of Waltham
    November 3, 1947
    AKC W72829
    Black, Silver

    Faline (AKC)
    November 23, 1953
    AKC W476817
    Black, Silver, Brown

    Baron Kow Kreek
    June 10, 1948
    AKC W177114
    Dark Grey, Tan

    Dolly of Roy Ann
    July 31, 1952
    AKC W289394
    Black, Tan, Cream

    Legend for German Shepherd Gene Study
      White Carrier
      Black 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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