German Shepherd Database Project
Pedigree (Ancestors)
German Shepherd

Raylock's Allie von Bar-Orch

AKC A319982 vol 56
Born: Oct 28, 1938
Color: Black, Grey

COI: 25.75%
Dutch von Bar-Orch
Jun 12, 1935
AKC A217802 3-38
Black, Tan
COI: 20.05%

German Shepherd
Tommy von Bar-Orch
Jan 31, 1933
AKC A113864 12-36
Black, Tan
COI: 21.94%

German Shepherd
1933 GV, Ch (AKC)
Golf vom Hooptal

Sep 15, 1928
AKC 787521 / SZ 383812
Black, Tan
COI: 22.40%

German Shepherd
Kobrun von Bar-Orch
Feb 20, 1930
AKC 782820
Black, Tan
COI: 16.68%

German Shepherd
Artemis of Hopevale
Oct 26, 1933
AKC 947783 vol 51
Black, Tan
COI: 17.93%

German Shepherd
1934 GV, Ch (AKC)
Erikind of Shereston

Sep 10, 1928
AKC 682219 vol 46
Black, Tan
COI: 18.33%

German Shepherd
Kudrun v Winnfeld
Apr 5, 1930
AKC 889218
Black, Tan
COI: 15.45%

German Shepherd
Iona von Bar-Orch
Jan 2, 1936
AKC A217801 3-38
Black, Silver
COI: 20.49%

German Shepherd
Ziggy von Bar-Orch
Apr 16, 1934
AKC A8474 8-35
COI: 21.71%

German Shepherd
Ch (AKC)
Anthony of Cosalta

Dec 18, 1930
AKC 802799
Black, Tan
COI: 17.14%

German Shepherd
Hexe von Maraldene
Jul 9, 1927
AKC 619285
Black, Cream
COI: 14.98%

German Shepherd
Kobrun von Bar-Orch
Feb 20, 1930
AKC 782820
Black, Tan
COI: 16.68%

German Shepherd
Flock von Maraldene
Jun 4, 1926
AKC 600234
Black, Tan
COI: 20.25%

German Shepherd
Flodo von Bar-Orch
Jun 16, 1928
AKC 741187 8-30
Black, Tan
COI: 9.66%

German Shepherd


  White Gene
  White Gene Carrier
  Black Gene
  Black Gene Carrier
  Blue Gene
  Blue Gene Carrier
  Liver Gene
  Liver Gene Carrier
  OFA Excellent Hips
  OFA Good Hips
  OFA Fair Hips
  OFA Normal Elbow
  OFA Normal Hips

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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