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    Tekie of Belmont Garden

    August 6, 1956
    AKC W840342
    Black, Tan
    Breeder: Charles R Sochor

    Notes: COI: 8.52%

    Zar Liebestraum Gleischer

    May 15, 1954
    AKC W541142
    Black, Tan

    Peter the Great III (W220646)
    July 14, 1950
    AKC W220646
    Black, Cream

    Bunge's Captain Tarzan
    January 5, 1947
    AKC W51993
    Black, Cream

    Magda of Coolure
    February 17, 1949
    AKC W130081
    Black, Cream

    Gerhulde of Rakar
    January 31, 1949
    AKC W153446
    Black, Silver

    Shadow of Rakar
    December 22, 1944
    AKC W98
    Black, Tan

    Gera von Gelt of Willmark
    April 8, 1946
    AKC W25462
    Black, Tan

    Rocket's Silver Pat
    April 12, 1955
    AKC W716813
    Black, Silver

    Charleva's Gray Rocket
    September 2, 1953
    AKC W489995

    Mercurio of Long-Worth

    June 2, 1949
    AKC W227735

    O'Gretta of Charleva
    March 25, 1949
    AKC W289350

    Rocky Creek's Debby
    November 1, 1953
    AKC W469729
    Black, Tan

    Mercurio of Long-Worth

    June 2, 1949
    AKC W227735

    Palma of Long-Worth
    June 6, 1949
    AKC W158145
    Black, Tan

    Legend for German Shepherd Gene Study
      White Carrier
      Black 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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