It is worth noting that history is becoming well known today, the German Shepherd is largely connected with the name of a fan: from 1884 to 1899 years of disparate contributions to the development of the breed, introduced a young German Max von Stephanitz. German Shepherds have become increasingly popular, and therefore, in 1899 Shtefanits together with his friend Arthur Mayer organized the Society of German Shepherds. In order to breed does not cease to exist, were used for breeding so-called starokrovnye Shepherd, among whom were the founders of the current livestock breed German shepherd. I wonder what a "" Shepherds sometimes have white spots or markings. In particular, bought Shtefanitsem male Hector Linksrayn often used in breeding work. Although he gave his puppies also gene white wool. Thus, Hector found in the pedigrees of both the German and white dogs. Persecution of the "white crow" in the early breeding in the rock encountered a dog with a shaggy, short and long hair.
Shaggy sheepdog (named ransheih staronemetskimi) were covered with long wavy hair, including white color. Despite the fact that Shtefanits himself admitted a very good working abilities of these dogs, the white color of the breed German shepherds was considered undesirable. In 1933 in Germany, white color was removed from the standard-bearers and puppies recessive gene white isklyuchalsi color from breeding. But in KanadeiSShA white shepherd dogs survived and still exist, over time, the white shepherd was separated into a different breed and they are no longer referred to as German shepherds.