German Shepherd Database Project
Pedigree (Ancestors)
German Shepherd
Ch (AKC)

Komet von Hoheluft

AKC 221345
Born: Jan 23, 1916
Color: Black, Grey, Sable

Breeder: Luke H Swank
Notes: GSDCA 1918 GVCh
COI: 5.47%
Ch (AKC) V
Nero Affolter

Dec 13, 1910
AKC 188856 / SZ 39239
Dark Wolf Grey
COI: 3.47%

German Shepherd
Pan vom Oberaargau

Mar 17, 1909
SZ 10905
Dark, Tan Markings
COI: 6.43%

German Shepherd
Tenor von Falkenburg
Jun 10, 1906
SHSB 3424
COI: 0.00%

German Shepherd
Rawyl (Ranzl von der Tiefenau)

SZ No Reg Number
COI: 0.00%
Miss von Falkenburg
Mar 13, 1904
SZ 1110
Tan, Black
COI: 5.86%
Fram Secunda (vom Oberaargau)
May 14, 1906
SZ 7540
Brown, Black, Dingy, Black Mask
COI: 12.33%

German Shepherd
Kuno von Wohlen
Jul 31, 1903
SZ 679
Black, Brown
COI: 8.40%
Fram Prima vom Oberaargau
Jul 27, 1904
SZ 2747
COI: 3.32%
Bella Affolter (SZ: Bella (von Oftringen))
Sep 27, 1909
SZ 51015 / SHSB 5001
Grey, Tan, Dingy
COI: 0.00%

German Shepherd
Nero (Olten)
Oct 10, 1905
SHSB 3412
COI: 0.00%

German Shepherd
Mars von Memmingen

May 5, 1903
SZ 580
Grey, Dingy
COI: 16.80%
Della (von Pratteln)

SZ No Reg Number
COI: 0.00%
Nelly (von der Wartburg) (Abst. unbek. F)

SZ No Reg Number
COI: 0.00%

German Shepherd
Erika von Elberfeld
Jun 10, 1909
AKC 161827 / SZ 7216
Grey, Black
COI: 11.13%

German Shepherd
Harras vom Sandhof
Apr 30, 1906
SZ 11086
Black, Tan Markings
COI: 13.87%

German Shepherd
1906/7 SGR
Roland von Starkenburg

Nov 1, 1903
SZ 1537
COI: 22.27%

German Shepherd
Heinz von Starkenburg (1)
Jan 1, 1900
SZ No Reg Number
COI: 3.12%
Bella von Starkenburg
Oct 17, 1901
SZ No Reg Number
COI: 3.12%
Hella vom Sandhof
Jan 1, 1905
#No Reg Number
COI: 14.84%

German Shepherd
Siegfried Agrippina

Apr 20, 1903
SZ 592
COI: 0.00%
Prima vom Sandhof
Feb 15, 1903
SZ 1425
Dark Greyish Tan, Dingy
COI: 1.56%
Elster von Elberfeld
May 26, 1905
SZ 5362
Black, Grey Markings
COI: 12.89%

German Shepherd
1903 SGR
Roland vom Park fr. vom Goldsteintal

Mar 5, 1901
SZ 245
Black, Light Tan Markings
COI: 1.56%

German Shepherd
1900/01 SG
Hektor von Schwaben

May 1, 1898
SZ 13
Tan, Grey
COI: 0.00%
Flora I von Karlsruhe (Jauch)
Jul 12, 1898
#No Reg Number
COI: 0.00%
Rose (vom Park)
Apr 12, 1902
SZ No Reg Number
COI: 0.00%

German Shepherd
1900/01 SG
Hektor von Schwaben

May 1, 1898
SZ 13
Tan, Grey
COI: 0.00%
Krone vom Park

Feb 1, 1901
SZ 349
Black, Tan Markings
COI: 0.00%


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  White Gene Carrier
  Black Gene
  Black Gene Carrier
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  Blue Gene Carrier
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  Liver Gene Carrier
  OFA Excellent Hips
  OFA Good Hips
  OFA Fair Hips
  OFA Normal Elbow
  OFA Normal Hips

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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