Pedigree of

Tippie Enrica

Jan 3, 1958
AKC W966738
Black, Tan
Breeder: J C Burrow

Notes: COI 5.05%

Rockston von Steuben

Jul 28, 1955
AKC W710367
Black, Tan

Duke of West Point II
Jan 29, 1952
AKC W330178
Black, Tan

West Point Victory
Jul 3, 1948
AKC W150974
Black, Tan

El Zorro Sonja
Sep 19, 1950
AKC W238926
Black, Silver, Tan

Jola von Liebestraum II
Nov 4, 1953
AKC W497059
Black, Brown

Cy Shadow von Liebestraum
May 17, 1952
AKC W363278
Black, Tan

Gretchen von Liebestraum IV
May 8, 1951
AKC W316357

Cindy von Rica
Oct 7, 1954
AKC W667720
Black, Tan

C-D Liebestraum of Argyle
Feb 14, 1952
AKC W396723
Silver Grey

Derek von Hollerborn
Aug 14, 1949
AKC W228373
Dark Brown, Tan

Madeline (W202155)
Jun 12, 1950
AKC W202155
Black, Tan, Grey

Laidy Deinrich
Dec 23, 1952
AKC W506959
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
Manakiki's Tomahawk

Jun 28, 1948
AKC W106467
Black, Tan

Dentonian Greta
Nov 11, 1949
AKC W252909
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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