Pedigree of

Sailor Girl (W72655)

Nov 25, 1947
AKC W72655
Black, Tan
Breeder: Herbert W Schrauer

Addie of Ruthland
Aug 29, 1943
AKC A859507
Black, Tan

GVCh (US) 
Nox of Ruthland

May 16, 1939
AKC A350676
Black, Tan

SG, GVCh (US) 
Pfeffer von Bern (1)

Jun 20, 1934
AKC A87262 / SZ 466407
Black, Tan

Dachs von Bern

Dec 6, 1931
SZ 429017
Tan, Grey, Dark Back, Light Mask
Clara von Bern

Dec 30, 1931
SZ 430250
Black, Grey, Tan Markings, Black Chest
Ch (US) 
Carol of Ruthland

Nov 11, 1936
AKC A278448
Black, Tan

Ferdl von der Secretainerie

Dec 21, 1933
SZ 458647
Black, Tan
Devise von Haus Schutting
May 26, 1934
AKC A133826
Black, Tan
Roda of Ruthland
May 5, 1940
AKC A462781
Black, Tan

Petie of Ruthland
Apr 9, 1938
AKC A331033 [7-39]
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
Edgar von Haus Fritz

Sep 20, 1935
AKC A133825 [3-37] / SZ
Black, Tan
Ch (US) 
Dolly von Ebersnacken

Feb 25, 1932
AKC A91128 (Import)
Black, Tan
Lois of Ruthland
Nov 22, 1938
AKC A312053 [vol 56]
Black, Tan

SG, GVCh (US) 
Pfeffer von Bern (1)

Jun 20, 1934
AKC A87262 / SZ 466407
Black, Tan
Frigga vom Kannenbackerland

May 10, 1934
AKC A91129 [9-36]
Black, Tan
Adele III von der Burg
Aug 20, 1946
AKC W35902
Black, Silver

Lieutenant of Giralda
Mar 23, 1943
AKC A701160
Black, Tan Markings

Ch (US) 
Army of Northmere

Jan 30, 1937
AKC A292048

Armin of Coldhurst

Ch (US) D.Ch. F.T.S.D. 
Gai Cherie of Northmere

Aug 5, 1932
CKC 107351 / AKC 933560
Black, Tan
Andra of Wolverhampton
Jan 9, 1939
AKC A316730
Silver Grey, Cream Markings

Erich of Burwood
Apr 19, 1937
AKC A197847
Grey, Tan, Black
Asta of Burwood
Apr 19, 1937
AKC A197852
Black, Grey
Stella von der Burg
Mar 8, 1939
AKC A345397
Black, Tan

Berroll von Vogel
Dec 31, 1931
AKC 867758
Black, Tan

GVCh (US) 
Golf von Hooptal

Sep 15, 1928
AKC 787521 / SZ 383812
Black, Tan
Linda Die Amerikaner Reisend
Jan 29, 1929
AKC 741968 [vol 47]
Black, Tan, Cream
Alis von der Burg
Mar 3, 1937
AKC A181753
Black, Tan

Arras aus der Stadt Velbert

Mar 18, 1934
AKC A81326 / SZ 462958
Black, Tan Mask & Markings
Rida von der Burg
Jul 26, 1931
AKC 807499
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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