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: 0.02

Last 10 Recently Added Public Dogs!

No.NameGenderOutlier IndexAverage Genetic RelatednessInternal Relatedness
1 IOM Fawn Girl F0.320.06-0.06
2 IOM Fawn Boy M0.27-0.030.15
3 IOM Brindle Girl F0.24-0.030.25
4 IOM Brindle Boy M0.320.020.00
5 Olivier de la Vie en Rose M0.40-0.010.04
6 Millicent de la Vie en Rose F0.37-0.070.21
7 Pierre de La Vie en Rose M0.52-0.08-0.04
8 Green Male M0.45-0.090.03
9 Orange Male M0.36-0.020.10
10 Blue Male M0.460.01-0.18

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

DLA Frequencies :

ClassHaplotypeFrequency in the Breed
Class I105211.45%
Class I122788.55%
Class II201711.45%
Class II206788.55%

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List of Public Dogs

No.NameGenderOutlier IndexAverage Genetic RelatednessInternal Relatedness
1AllStars Leonardo DiCaprioM0.51-0.03-0.23
2Alpha Natura Nike Avec PicarbooF0.43-0.170.26
3Atengaflu's Anthon-Berg HimselfM0.39-0.110.13
4BeauVol's B'ZingerF0.410.17-0.52
5BeauVol's Chocolat StellaF0.43-0.070.02
6BeauVol's I Am Bilbo BagginsM0.49-0.12-0.14
7BeauVol's Magnificent MillieF0.54-0.260.12
8BeauVol's On The NoseM0.37-0.07-0.02
9Blue Fawn FF0.310.13-0.16
10Blue MaleM0.460.01-0.18
11Brindle MM0.46-0.07-0.01
12Chalise DixieF0.53-0.140.02
13Chico Dit Chacal Du Domaine De BredenardeM0.37-0.02-0.02
14DeerPark Finnigan DasherM0.40-0.030.00
15Eclipse Battle CryM0.270.040.09
16Eclipse Etoile Du NordM0.40-0.02-0.03
17Eclipse Flying SoloM0.270.070.03
18Eclipse Hive TalkinM0.41-0.03-0.15
19Eclipse I'm Your Honey BeeF0.320.13-0.27
20Eclipse Jacks To Open Trips To WinM0.430.01-0.21
21Eclipse Lets Get Ready to BumbleM0.320.05-0.11
22Eclipse Lyras White StarF0.44-0.150.31
23Eclipse Mars Express Truly PreciousF0.360.06-0.11
24Eclipse Maximum Impact @ Ides of MarchM0.290.010.24
25Eclipse Mind on Fire v DomusM0.360.05-0.05
26Eclipse Moment So RareF0.280.16-0.11
27Eclipse Mynni Me Busy Bee V HyloweF0.340.05-0.05
28Eclipse Once In A Blue MoonM0.34-0.020.07
29Eclipse Scarborough FairF0.36-0.070.04
30Eclipse Shake Your HoneymakerM0.320.030.06
31Eclipse Sierra Casting Spells at AragonF0.30-0.030.33
32Eclipse Sierra KarmaisaBitchF0.27-0.040.26
33Eclipse Sierra Oh No Mr. MagooF0.350.030.01
34Eclipse Sierra Whos on FirstF0.36-0.010.07
35Eclipse Turnin Sexy Up to 10F0.420.04-0.20
36Eclipse You're In My Spot M0.280.010.19
37Eclipse's Busy Being FabulousF0.43-0.150.20
38Eclipse's Dark Side of the MoonF0.380.02-0.09
39Eclipse's Grand Ami Des Petites GensM0.340.15-0.35
40Eclipse's Over the MoonF0.33-0.040.10
41Fawn MM0.230.16-0.05
42Flywire Heavy Hitter At Green AcresM0.400.04-0.10
43Flywire Master Of ZenF0.48-0.07-0.20
44Gioia Du Clos De La SapineraieF0.42-0.01-0.09
45Gold FemaleF0.30-0.020.33
46Gotham De La Jassette Du Cap Del MasM0.280.20-0.23
47Green FemaleF0.280.030.19
48Green MaleM0.45-0.090.03
49Gribouille des Falaises d'Fort les BansM0.460.02-0.17
50Iconic De La PicardieM0.320.020.07
51Ides of March DD More Than Meets The EyeF0.25-0.040.19
52Ides of March Natural Born ThrillerF0.200.110.34
53Ides Of March Next Big Thing F0.250.010.23
54Ides of March Raining Somewhere ElseM0.17-0.010.31
55Ides of March Ramble On RoseF0.24-0.070.21
56Ides of March Random Acts of KindnessM0.280.11-0.15
57Ides of March RBGF0.200.000.19
58Ides of March Ready to ThrillM0.200.020.24
59Ides of March Renaissance ManM0.220.050.04
60Ides of March Rocky CoastM0.360.01-0.01
61Ides of March RubiconM0.28-0.040.08
62Ides of March Runs With ScissorsF0.27-0.060.16
63Igor du Domaine de BredenardeM0.270.12-0.15
64IOM Brindle BoyM0.320.020.00
65IOM Brindle GirlF0.24-0.030.25
66IOM Fawn BoyM0.27-0.030.15
67IOM Fawn GirlF0.320.06-0.06
68James-Joriques D'Ered LuinM0.57-0.280.26
69Kelyn's Lovett Here I AmM0.47-0.140.13
70Kulana Eclipse Figure it OutF0.370.04-0.21
71Kulana Eclipse Penny4urthoughtF0.220.060.16
72Lambda Let's Stay TogetherF0.310.09-0.03
73Levon Des Garous D'EbeneM0.32-0.040.09
74Lucienne Rose De La Foret De GarouF0.51-0.06-0.13
75Malou de la Vallee des MaixF0.64-0.21-0.03
76Marquis De La Vie en RoseM0.41-0.040.11
77Maya De La Vallee De Creve Coeur Avec PicarbooF0.42-0.03-0.16
78Millicent de la Vie en RoseF0.37-0.070.21
79Mordha Glenn's Onora de BallerineF0.46-0.09-0.24
80Morel des MontagnesM0.46-0.02-0.24
81Murray D'Ered Luin Avec PicarbooM0.51-0.140.01
82Nemesis De Haute CreteF0.340.12-0.35
83Nike Juste Ne Pas Faire Il De Haute CreteF0.270.030.12
84Nikolaus Marius Du Clos de La SapineraieM0.57-0.10-0.24
85Noble Ballad Rose of Xanadu's AriaF0.40-0.020.02
86Noblepicard's Take A Number RI RATNF0.44-0.190.11
87Noggle Of The MidlandsM0.260.060.17
88Nutmeg of Shropshire avec PicarenzoF0.330.07-0.10
89Nyx L'Esprit De Violet De Haute CreteF0.320.11-0.15
90O'Monet De LaColline De GaiaF0.46-0.01-0.08
91Oiseau Des MontagnesF0.370.09-0.10
92Olivier de la Vie en RoseM0.40-0.010.04
93Orange Boy CollarM0.37-0.01-0.03
94Orange Fawn FF0.36-0.02-0.02
95Orange FemaleF0.250.060.05
96Orange MaleM0.36-0.020.10
97Orange Park Special Agent Leroy Jethro GibbsM0.50-0.150.03
98Owen D'Ered Luin M0.59-0.19-0.08
101Phish de la Jassette du Cap del MasM0.420.11-0.31
102Pic d'Arlee Nelson avec BergerpicardM0.390.10-0.34
103Picardiers Opportunity KnocksM0.360.010.03
104Pierre de La Vie en RoseM0.52-0.08-0.04
105Pilar De Lann GuicF0.37-0.110.30
106Pink Fawn FF0.180.130.09
107Pink FemaleF0.39-0.010.05
108Pollux des MontagnesM0.42-0.130.23
109Purple FemaleF0.260.110.05
110Ratatat Outstanding at PickraaftsF0.330.020.13
111Roserock's PetraOriana des MontagnesF0.32-0.050.39
112Sketchbook It's 5 O'clock SomewhereM0.380.05-0.08
113Sketchbook Ma Cher AmioF0.49-0.160.08
114Sketchbook Nobody Else But EweF0.59-0.11-0.23
115Sketchbook Prolific Prophecy F0.49-0.120.11
116Solo's Belle of the BayouF0.330.010.19
117Solo's Come Hell or High WaterF0.370.010.02
118Solo's Hot MessF0.36-0.050.17
119Songbird Ready Set GoF0.33-0.01-0.03
120Sporting Fields Eclipse Honor FlightM0.340.000.08
121Sportingfields Eclipse Hear my EchoF0.330.06-0.02
122Steinerhaus Fearless GladiatorM0.47-0.15-0.01
123Toucha Make It SoM0.260.060.10
124Toucha OOH LA LA at Rhythm Rock F0.350.08-0.25
125Troubadour One Shining StarM0.41-0.03-0.02
126Yellow Brindle FF0.250.010.14
127Yellow FemaleF0.270.130.01
128Yellow FemaleF0.39-0.040.24

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