Pedigree of

Randy's Riki

Feb 14, 1958
AKC W958863
Grey, Tan, Black
Breeder: B J Cole & G Fangeniello

Notes: COI 4.08%

Shane of Othon II
Mar 17, 1956
AKC W722378
Black, Tan

Richtofen von Mill Mark
Jan 25, 1952
AKC W363794
Black, Tan Markings

Ronnie of Mi-Noah's
Nov 25, 1949
AKC W220311
Black, Tan

Tina XIV
Apr 13, 1947
AKC W340801
Black, Tan

Beaugetta of Minthausen
Oct 1, 1949
AKC W208498
Black, Tan, Silver

Ch (US) 
York of San Miguel

Apr 27, 1946
AKC W23246

Sheba von Hohen Fels
Sep 25, 1944
AKC A882607
Tan, Black

Heidi Trudel
Nov 25, 1956
AKC W762363
Tan, Black, White Markings

Hondo of Cathsilde
Jun 7, 1954
AKC W554551

Romel of Cathsilde

AKC W410791 (12-53)

Duchess of Cathsilde
Sep 5, 1950
AKC W287561
Black, Cream

Misty Blu
Jun 29, 1954
AKC W612031
Silver, Black

Buccaneer of Thalco
Jul 4, 1952
AKC W369374
Silver, Black

Silver Storm II
Jan 2, 1953
AKC W399607
Silver, Black

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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