German Shepherd Database Project
Pedigree (Ancestors)
German Shepherd

Wachhild von der Weserburg

SZ 409838
Born: May 23, 1930
Color: Black, Tan

Breeder: Friedrich Drücke, Polle
COI: 13.60%
Harras vom Glockenbrink (SZ)

Jul 16, 1927
SZ 369285
Black, Grey Markings
COI: 28.20%

German Shepherd
Erich vom Glockenbrink

Mar 17, 1924
SZ 275752
Black, Tan Markings
COI: 17.81%

German Shepherd
Gundo Isentrud

Mar 22, 1922
SZ 196077
Black, Tan
COI: 17.68%

German Shepherd
Dolli vom Glockenbrink
Jun 29, 1922
SZ 176906
Black, Grey Markings
COI: 14.71%

German Shepherd
Frieda vom Glockenbrink
Feb 4, 1926
SZ 349714
Black, Tan
COI: 18.44%

German Shepherd
Herold von Lichtenbrink
Jul 21, 1924
SZ 285665
Black, Tan
COI: 16.11%

German Shepherd
Elma vom Glockenbrink

Mar 17, 1924
SZ 275756
Black, Tan
COI: 17.81%

German Shepherd
PrHtSn Nord 1930
Blanda vom Taxishof

Mar 14, 1922
SZ 156596
Grey, Black Mask
COI: 9.75%

German Shepherd
Nordet's Cito vom Bismarckhain

Aug 27, 1919
AKC 404368, SZ 75741
Silver Grey
COI: 17.80%

German Shepherd
Ch (AKC)
Basso vom Kreuzteich

Feb 26, 1918
AKC 297712 / SZ 66870
Black, Tan
COI: 13.69%

German Shepherd
Trautchen vom Kinderheim
May 28, 1917
SZ 75738
Light Grey
COI: 22.82%

German Shepherd
Adda vom Taxishof
Feb 27, 1920
AKC 361716 / SZ 78728
Dark Wolf Grey, Black Muzzle
COI: 8.48%

German Shepherd
Rex von der Bardenburg
Aug 4, 1918
SZ 69305
COI: 8.76%

German Shepherd
Adda vom Irmelsberg

Jun 16, 1918
AKC 375406, SZ 68674
Light Wolf Grey, Black
COI: 7.90%

German Shepherd


  White Gene
  White Gene Carrier
  Black Gene
  Black Gene Carrier
  Blue Gene
  Blue Gene Carrier
  Liver Gene
  Liver Gene Carrier
  Excellent Hips
  Good Hips
  Fair Hips
  Normal Elbow
  DM Clear
  DM Carrier
  DM At Risk

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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The German Shepherd Dog Database Project makes no guarantees as to the accuracy of the data published at this site. We have made every effort to verify all entries, but the German Shepherd Dog Database Project is not a registry so all data included has been submitted by dog owners or taken from registry reports and AKC Stud Books. Please contact us to report any errors or omission.

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