Pedigree of

Rickwood Acre's Dawn

May 29, 1955
AKC W628581
Black, Golden
Breeder: Rickwood Acre Kennels

Notes: COI 8.68%

Frans Warbeck
Feb 17, 1949
AKC W141705
Black, Brown

Corey of Waranwin
Apr 2, 1946
AKC W18326
Black, Tan

GVCh (US) 
Nox of Ruthland

May 16, 1939
AKC A350676
Black, Tan

Waranwin's Asta
Nov 10, 1943
AKC A886310
Black, Tan

Reva von Grafmar
Oct 22, 1946
AKC W29026
Silver Grey

Schirmer von Grafmar
Aug 29, 1943
AKC A736678
Black, Cream

Arna von Grafmar
Feb 2, 1942
AKC A711118
Silver Grey

Rickwood Acre's Miss Echo
Nov 22, 1952
AKC W391711
Black, Tan, Silver

Ch (US) 
Sir Echo of Cedar Vale

Jun 30, 1949
AKC W227379
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
Cosalta's Ace of Wyliewood

Mar 27, 1947
AKC W107426
Black, Tan

Alpha of Valley Fair
Oct 4, 1947
AKC W68182
Black, Tan

Mikkie of Orwin
Apr 4, 1948
AKC W89574
Black, Tan

Lonach's Orion
Jun 25, 1943
AKC A812372
Black, Tan

Belle of Waranwin
Feb 15, 1946
AKC W10749
Black, Tan

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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