Pedigree of

Rip von Edgehill

Mar 23, 1957
AKC W829749
Black, Brown
Breeder: Thornton R Land

Notes: COI 7.27%

Gunner of Thimble Farm
Jun 24, 1953
AKC W789621 [8-57]
Black, Tan

Major of Hollabird
May 10, 1952
AKC W346727
Black, Tan

1954 GVCh (US) 
Brando vom Aichtal

Dec 2, 1947
AKC W221383 / SZ 659897
Black, Tan

Gayle of Hollabird
May 23, 1950
AKC W193733
Black, Tan

Ur-Seta's Lufra of Thimble Farm
Jul 17, 1949
AKC W189301
Black, Tan

Ur-Seta's Faithful of Marlo
May 20, 1948
AKC W115935
Black, Tan

Widget of Donna II
Jul 4, 1946
AKC W49360
Brown, Black

Silver of Spring Valley
Sep 20, 1954
AKC W599573

King of Spring Valley II
Dec 28, 1952
AKC W451137
Silver Grey

Pal II (2)
Sep 28, 1945
AKC W4113

Sally of Spring Valley
Jun 1, 1949
AKC W201378
Black, Tan, Silver

Dawn of Spring Valley
Jun 1, 1949
AKC W342660

Fernald von Belvedere
Oct 28, 1941
AKC A691955
Black, Tan, Cream

Countess Leda von Highween
Jul 15, 1946
AKC W16856

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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