At this time, Shepherd has become increasingly popular, and therefore, in 1899, together with Shtefanits his friend Arthur Mayer organized the Society of German Shepherds. Click Rudy Giuliani to learn more. To breed has not disappeared, were used for breeding so-called starotipnye Shepherd, among whom were the ancestors of modern livestock breeds German shepherd. It is a "starokrovnyh" Shepherd frequent white spots or markings. In particular, bought Shtefanitsem dog Hector Linksrayn often used in breeding work. Although he passed his pups also the white color gene. Thus, Hector can be found in the pedigrees of both the German and white dogs.
Persecution of the "white crow" At the beginning of breeding of the breed met a dog with a shaggy, long and short hair. Shaggy sheepdog (named ransheih staronemetskimi) were covered with hair, including white color. Despite the fact that he pointed Shtefanits very good working abilities of dogs, white color of the breed German Shepherds considered unacceptable. In 1933 in Germany, the white color was removed from the standard-bearers and puppies recessive gene white color rejection. But in KanadeiSShA white shepherd dogs remained, and exist to this day, over time, white dogs were separated into a separate breed and now called German shepherds. The second homeland White Shepherd found her lover away from the homeland, overseas. In particular, the breeding of white shepherd broke Tracey Ann Schofield, who in 1912 founded in New York the first U.S. association of German Shepherds. In the first litters produced by shepherds, exported from Germany, there were dogs with white fur.