Berger Picard

Temperament: A true working shepherd's dog, the Berger Picard is lively, alert and confident, yet aloof with strangers.

Height: Male: 23.5 to 25.5 inches. Females 21.5 to 23.5 inches.

Weight: 50-70 lbs

Life Span: 12-13 years

Breed Average Outlier Index: 0.37

Breed Average Genetic Relatedness: -0.01

Breed Average Internal Relatedness: 0.01

Last 10 Recently Added Public Dogs!

No.NameGenderOutlier IndexAverage Genetic RelatednessInternal Relatedness
1 Fawn M M0.230.16-0.05
2 Brindle M M0.46-0.07-0.01
3 Pink Fawn F F0.180.120.09
4 Blue Fawn F F0.310.12-0.16
5 Yellow Brindle F F0.25-0.010.14
6 Orange Fawn F F0.36-0.03-0.02
7 Kulana Eclipse Figure it Out F0.370.05-0.21
8 Pollux des Montagnes M0.42-0.130.23
9 Eclipse Sierra Casting Spells at Aragon F0.30-0.040.33
10 Gold Female F0.30-0.020.33

The indiginous sheep dog of the French agricultural region of Picardy, the breed was nearly extinct after two world wars. This breed is thought by some to be the oldest of the French pasture dogs, related to the French herders, the Briard and the Beauceron. In recent years this very rare breed has made a small comeback.

Classic canine issues like hip dysplasia and PRA are found in the breed, and there is risking concern about autoimmune diseases and IBD.

The follow includes dogs with birthdates listed in the database.

DLA Haplotypes in the Breed

The Dog Leukocyte Antigen or DLA is the region in the canine genome that controls the immune system, among other things. There are three classes or areas, and the VGL Canine Diversity Test genotypes or records the two regions with the most variation. Because it is an area that mutates more rapidly than others, the method VGL uses is ideal for identifying specific combinations of DNA, and not merely showing whether a dog inherited two of the same sets of genetics from its parents or two different ones.

"Haplotype" is a generic name for a set of genes that are bound together and inherited as a set. The DLA Class I and Class II haplotypes are very tightly bound and represent about 2 million base pairs of DNA - a sizeable chunk. These two haplotypes together make an extended haplotype that is nearly always passed from parent to puppies as a pair. We therefore have two tables below showing both the combinations of DLA found in this breed and how often they appear, and also how often they appear individually.

Remember that frequency percentages do not show how many dogs carry them, but rather how many of these haplotypes exist in the breed as a whole. Every dog has two sets of DLA haplotypes, one inherited from dam, and one inherited from sire. These almost never recombine in new generations.

DLA Class I/Class II Combinations :

Class I HaplotypeClass II HaplotypeFrequency in the Breed
1227206788.03%
1052201711.97%


DLA Frequencies :

ClassHaplotypeFrequency in the Breed
Class I105211.97%
Class I122788.03%
Class II201711.97%
Class II206788.03%


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List of Public Dogs

No.NameGenderOutlier IndexAverage Genetic RelatednessInternal Relatedness
1AllStars Leonardo DiCaprioM0.51-0.02-0.23
2Alpha Natura Nike Avec PicarbooF0.43-0.160.26
3Atengaflu's Anthon-Berg HimselfM0.39-0.120.13
4BeauVol's B'ZingerF0.410.16-0.52
5BeauVol's I Am Bilbo BagginsM0.49-0.11-0.14
6BeauVol's Magnificent MillieF0.54-0.270.12
7BeauVol's On The NoseM0.37-0.07-0.02
8BeauVol’s Chocolat StellaF0.43-0.070.02
9Blue Fawn FF0.310.12-0.16
10Brindle MM0.46-0.07-0.01
11Chalise DixieF0.53-0.160.02
12Chico Dit Chacal Du Domaine De BredenardeM0.37-0.02-0.02
13DeerPark Finnigan DasherM0.40-0.040.00
14Eclipse Battle CryM0.270.050.09
15Eclipse Etoile Du NordM0.40-0.03-0.03
16Eclipse Flying SoloM0.270.060.03
17Eclipse Hive TalkinM0.41-0.03-0.15
18Eclipse I'm Your Honey BeeF0.320.10-0.27
19Eclipse Jacks To Open Trips To WinM0.430.00-0.21
20Eclipse Lets Get Ready to BumbleM0.320.04-0.11
21Eclipse Lyras White StarF0.44-0.160.31
22Eclipse Mars Express Truly PreciousF0.360.06-0.11
23Eclipse Maximum Impact @ Ides of MarchM0.290.030.24
24Eclipse Mind on Fire v DomusM0.360.05-0.05
25Eclipse Moment So RareF0.280.14-0.11
26Eclipse Mynni Me Busy Bee V HyloweF0.340.03-0.05
27Eclipse Once In A Blue MoonM0.34-0.030.07
28Eclipse Scarborough FairF0.36-0.050.04
29Eclipse Shake Your HoneymakerM0.320.010.06
30Eclipse Sierra Casting Spells at AragonF0.30-0.040.33
31Eclipse Sierra KarmaisaBitchF0.27-0.040.26
32Eclipse Sierra Oh No Mr. MagooF0.350.030.01
33Eclipse Sierra Whos on FirstF0.36-0.010.07
34Eclipse Turnin Sexy Up to 10F0.420.04-0.20
35Eclipse You’re In My Spot M0.280.000.19
36Eclipse's Busy Being FabulousF0.43-0.160.20
37Eclipse's Dark Side of the MoonF0.380.03-0.09
38Eclipse's Grand Ami Des Petites GensM0.340.16-0.35
39Eclipse’s Over the MoonF0.33-0.030.10
40Fawn MM0.230.16-0.05
41Flywire Heavy Hitter At Green AcresM0.400.03-0.10
42Flywire Master Of ZenF0.48-0.06-0.20
43Gioia Du Clos De La SapineraieF0.42-0.01-0.09
44Gold FemaleF0.30-0.020.33
45Gotham De La Jassette Du Cap Del MasM0.280.19-0.23
46Green FemaleF0.280.030.19
47Gribouille des Falaises d'Fort les BansM0.460.01-0.17
48Iconic De La PicardieM0.320.030.07
49Ides of March DD More Than Meets The EyeF0.25-0.030.19
50Ides of March Natural Born ThrillerF0.200.110.34
51Ides Of March Next Big Thing F0.250.030.23
52Ides of March Raining Somewhere ElseM0.17-0.010.31
53Ides of March Ramble On RoseF0.24-0.080.21
54Ides of March Random Acts of KindnessM0.280.10-0.15
55Ides of March RBGF0.200.000.19
56Ides of March Ready to ThrillM0.200.010.24
57Ides of March Renaissance ManM0.220.040.04
58Ides of March Rocky CoastM0.360.00-0.01
59Ides of March RubiconM0.28-0.050.08
60Ides of March Runs With ScissorsF0.27-0.070.16
61Igor du Domaine de BredenardeM0.270.10-0.15
62James-Joriques D’Ered LuinM0.57-0.280.26
63Kelyn's Lovett Here I AmM0.47-0.140.13
64Kulana Eclipse Figure it OutF0.370.05-0.21
65Kulana Eclipse Penny4urthoughtF0.220.070.16
66Lambda Let's Stay TogetherF0.310.09-0.03
67Levon Des Garous D’EbeneM0.32-0.030.09
68Lucienne Rose De La Foret De GarouF0.51-0.05-0.13
69Malou de la Vallee des MaixF0.64-0.21-0.03
70Marquis De La Vie en RoseM0.41-0.040.11
71Maya De La Vallee De Creve Coeur Avec PicarbooF0.42-0.04-0.16
72Mordha Glenn's Onora de BallerineF0.46-0.09-0.24
73Morel des MontagnesM0.46-0.01-0.24
74Murray D'Ered Luin Avec PicarbooM0.51-0.150.01
75Nemesis De Haute CreteF0.340.13-0.35
76Nike Juste Ne Pas Faire Il De Haute CreteF0.270.040.12
77Nikolaus Marius Du Clos de La SapineraieM0.57-0.11-0.24
78Noble Ballad Rose of Xanadu's AriaF0.40-0.020.02
79Noblepicard's Take A Number RI RATNF0.44-0.180.11
80Noggle Of The MidlandsM0.260.040.17
81Nutmeg of Shropshire avec PicarenzoF0.330.06-0.10
82Nyx L'Esprit De Violet De Haute CreteF0.320.12-0.15
83O'Monet De LaColline De GaiaF0.46-0.02-0.08
84Oiseau Des MontagnesF0.370.09-0.10
85Orange Boy CollarM0.370.01-0.03
86Orange Fawn FF0.36-0.03-0.02
87Orange FemaleF0.250.060.05
88Orange Park Special Agent Leroy Jethro GibbsM0.50-0.150.03
89Owen D’Ered Luin M0.59-0.18-0.08
90PascaleM0.42-0.130.20
91Phish de la Jassette du Cap del MasM0.420.11-0.31
92Pic d'Arlee Nelson avec BergerpicardM0.390.10-0.34
93Picardiers Opportunity KnocksM0.360.010.03
94Pilar De Lann GuicF0.37-0.110.30
95Pink Fawn FF0.180.120.09
96Pollux des MontagnesM0.42-0.130.23
97Ratatat Outstanding at PickraaftsF0.330.030.13
98Roserock's PetraOriana des MontagnesF0.32-0.060.39
99Sketchbook It's 5 O'clock SomewhereM0.380.06-0.08
100Sketchbook Ma Cher AmioF0.49-0.170.08
101Sketchbook Nobody Else But EweF0.59-0.11-0.23
102Sketchbook Prolific Prophecy F0.49-0.120.11
103Solo's Belle of the BayouF0.330.020.19
104Solo's Come Hell or High WaterF0.370.020.02
105Solo's Hot MessF0.36-0.050.17
106Songbird Ready Set GoF0.33-0.02-0.03
107Sporting Fields Eclipse Honor FlightM0.34-0.010.08
108Sportingfields Eclipse Hear my EchoF0.330.05-0.02
109Steinerhaus Fearless GladiatorM0.47-0.15-0.01
110Toucha Make It SoM0.260.060.10
111Toucha OOH LA LA at Rhythm Rock F0.350.06-0.25
112Troubadour One Shining StarM0.41-0.03-0.02
113Yellow Brindle FF0.25-0.010.14
114Yellow FemaleF0.270.130.01

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