Pedigree of

Vee-Valta's Frau Heinz

Oct 10, 1956
AKC W885362
Black, Silver
Breeder: Vernon L & James A Brownell

Notes: COI: 5.51%

Elmark's Baron Val Arnstorm
Jan 10, 1954
AKC W491572
Black, Silver

Asgard's Elmark
Mar 3, 1951
AKC W258030
Black, Silver

Asgard's Mark
Nov 4, 1948
AKC W125277
Black, Cream

Asgard's Toni
Oct 30, 1949
AKC W176985
Black, Silver

Gretchen von Seelig's Hafen
Mar 7, 1951
AKC W313576
Black, Tan

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Oldehove's Arno II

Dec 27, 1945
AKC W31275
Black, Cream

Oldehove's Queen Ona
Feb 4, 1946
AKC W64441
Black, Light Tan

Silver Belle's Vee-Valta
Apr 27, 1955
AKC W651122
Silver Grey

Zeman's Skipper
Nov 13, 1950
AKC W243737
Silver Grey

Marx (2)
Jul 26, 1947
AKC W105720

Pond View's Ursula
Jan 25, 1947
AKC W26780
Black, Tan

Peg of Cordial Acres
Jan 21, 1952
AKC W374849
Black, Cream

Royal Result of Long-Worth
Jul 26, 1949
AKC W210083
Black, Tan

Silver Beuty of Ama
Feb 18, 1950
AKC W209007
Grey, Black

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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