Pedigree of

Spooky von Hapsburg

Jan 16, 1958
AKC W975732
Black, Silver
Breeder: George P Lillard II

Notes: COI 3.94%

Thor von Hapsburg
Jan 19, 1956
AKC W679945
Black, Tan

Duke of Hapsburg
Sep 14, 1952
AKC W381978
Black, Tan

Flagg of Tatarus
Jan 1, 1949
AKC W126833
Black, Silver, Tan

Wilhelmina of Hapsburg
Aug 14, 1949
AKC W165235
Black, Tan

Princess Rowena Robinette
Mar 1, 1953
AKC W441211
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
Manakiki's Tomahawk

Jun 28, 1948
AKC W106467
Black, Tan

Baroness Willhemia
Aug 21, 1951
AKC W322299
Black, Tan, Silver

Lillard's Royale Lillibet
Jan 29, 1953
AKC W433885
Black, Grey

Beno Path Finder Royale
Dec 24, 1943
AKC W80449

Morex of Long-Worth
May 14, 1942
AKC A672732
Black, Tan

Wanda Victoria Snow White
Sep 8, 1942
AKC A696036

Beno's Black Swan
Nov 19, 1950
AKC W234967

Beno Path Finder Royale
Dec 24, 1943
AKC W80449

Lillard's Ladybelle
Nov 11, 1948
AKC W150807

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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