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: 0.35

Breed Average Genetic Relatedness: -0.01

Breed Average Internal Relatedness: 0.00

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No.NameGenderOutlier IndexAverage Genetic RelatednessInternal Relatedness
1 Orange Boy Collar M0.390.020.00
2CH Ratatat Outstanding at Pickraafts F0.330.020.14
3 Nyx L'Esprit De Violet De Haute Crete F0.360.10-0.11
4 Eclipse's Grand Ami Des Petites Gens M0.360.15-0.31
5 Purple Collar Girl F0.330.010.22
6 Chocolate Collar Boy M0.42-0.090.28
7 tan collar boy M0.400.02-0.07
8CH Eclipse's Dark Side of the Moon F0.400.01-0.06
9 Kulana Eclipse Penny4urthought F0.230.060.18
10 Eclipse Lets Get Ready to Bumble M0.340.04-0.10

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 I10526.90%
Class I122793.10%
Class II20176.90%
Class II206793.10%

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List of Public Dogs

No.NameGenderOutlier IndexAverage Genetic RelatednessInternal Relatedness
1AllStars Leonardo DiCaprioM0.46-0.01-0.22
2Alpha Natura Nike Avec PicarbooF0.39-0.140.26
3Atengaflu's Anthon-Berg HimselfM0.36-0.080.12
4BeauVol's B'ZingerF0.360.19-0.52
5BeauVol's I Am Bilbo BagginsM0.43-0.10-0.14
6BeauVol's Magnificent MillieF0.52-0.240.11
7BeauVol's On The NoseM0.34-0.03-0.03
8BeauVol’s Chocolat StellaF0.39-0.030.01
9Chalise DixieF0.45-0.110.01
10Chico Dit Chacal Du Domaine De BredenardeM0.34-0.03-0.01
11Chocolate Collar BoyM0.42-0.090.28
12DeerPark Finnigan DasherM0.38-0.030.00
13Eclipse Battle CryM0.280.020.11
14Eclipse Etoile Du NordM0.36-0.02-0.03
15Eclipse Flying SoloM0.290.030.06
16Eclipse Hive TalkinM0.390.01-0.16
17Eclipse I'm Your Honey BeeF0.310.12-0.27
18Eclipse Jacks To Open Trips To WinM0.420.02-0.21
19Eclipse Lets Get Ready to BumbleM0.340.04-0.10
20Eclipse Lyras White StarF0.35-0.110.30
21Eclipse Mars Express Truly PreciousF0.310.05-0.10
22Eclipse Maximum Impact @ Ides of MarchM0.250.010.26
23Eclipse Mind on Fire v DomusM0.330.05-0.04
24Eclipse Moment So RareF0.250.15-0.10
25Eclipse Mynni Me Busy Bee V HyloweF0.280.06-0.05
26Eclipse Once In A Blue MoonM0.32-0.020.07
27Eclipse Scarborough FairF0.38-0.070.07
28Eclipse Shake Your HoneymakerM0.300.020.07
29Eclipse Turnin Sexy Up to 10F0.420.04-0.19
30Eclipse You’re In My Spot M0.250.030.18
31Eclipse's Busy Being FabulousF0.35-0.120.19
32Eclipse's Dark Side of the MoonF0.400.01-0.06
33Eclipse's Grand Ami Des Petites GensM0.360.15-0.31
34Eclipse’s Over the MoonF0.31-0.010.10
35Flywire Heavy Hitter At Green AcresM0.380.04-0.10
36Flywire Master Of ZenF0.46-0.03-0.21
37Gioia Du Clos De La SapineraieF0.390.01-0.09
38Gotham De La Jassette Du Cap Del MasM0.290.17-0.20
39Gribouille des Falaises d'Fort les BansM0.440.02-0.17
40Iconic De La PicardieM0.34-0.010.10
41Ides of March DD More Than Meets The EyeF0.24-0.020.20
42Ides of March Natural Born ThrillerF0.170.110.35
43Ides Of March Next Big Thing F0.220.030.24
44Ides of March Raining Somewhere ElseM0.160.010.31
45Ides of March Ramble On RoseF0.26-0.060.21
46Ides of March Random Acts of KindnessM0.270.12-0.16
47Ides of March RBGF0.200.030.18
48Ides of March Ready to ThrillM0.200.030.24
49Ides of March Renaissance ManM0.220.080.03
50Ides of March Rocky CoastM0.340.01-0.01
51Ides of March RubiconM0.27-0.020.08
52Ides of March Runs With ScissorsF0.27-0.040.15
53Igor du Domaine de BredenardeM0.270.12-0.16
54James-Joriques D’Ered LuinM0.50-0.250.25
55Kelyn's Lovett Here I AmM0.44-0.120.14
56Kulana Eclipse Penny4urthoughtF0.230.060.18
57Lambda Let's Stay TogetherF0.300.08-0.02
58Levon Des Garous D’EbeneM0.34-0.020.10
59Lucienne Rose De La Foret De GarouF0.49-0.05-0.13
60Malou de la Vallee des MaixF0.63-0.20-0.03
61Marquis De La Vie en RoseM0.38-0.030.11
62Maya De La Vallee De Creve Coeur Avec PicarbooF0.39-0.01-0.16
63Mordha Glenn's Onora de BallerineF0.41-0.09-0.23
64Morel des MontagnesM0.45-0.01-0.23
65Murray D'Ered Luin Avec PicarbooM0.46-0.120.01
66Nemesis De Haute CreteF0.360.11-0.32
67Nike Juste Ne Pas Faire Il De Haute CreteF0.270.010.14
68Nikolaus Marius Du Clos DE La SapineraieM0.53-0.09-0.24
69Noblepicard's Take A Number RI RATNF0.39-0.160.11
70Nutmeg of Shropshire avec PicarenzoF0.300.09-0.12
71Nyx L'Esprit De Violet De Haute CreteF0.360.10-0.11
72O'Monet De LaColline De GaiaF0.390.02-0.09
73Oiseau Des MontagnesF0.340.09-0.09
74Orange Boy CollarM0.390.020.00
75Orange Park Special Agent Leroy Jethro GibbsM0.45-0.130.03
76Owen D’Ered Luin M0.52-0.15-0.09
78Phish de la Jassette du Cap del MasM0.370.12-0.31
79Pic d'Arlee Nelson avec BergerpicardM0.380.10-0.32
80Pilar De Lann GuicF0.37-0.110.31
81Purple Collar GirlF0.330.010.22
82Ratatat Outstanding at PickraaftsF0.330.020.14
83Roserock's PetraOriana des MontagnesF0.28-0.040.39
84Sketchbook It's 5 O'clock SomewhereM0.360.06-0.06
85Sketchbook Ma Cher AmioF0.44-0.140.08
86Sketchbook Nobody Else But EweF0.51-0.09-0.22
87Sketchbook Prolific Prophecy F0.44-0.090.10
88Solo's Come Hell or High WaterF0.40-0.020.06
89Solo's Hot MessF0.38-0.100.20
90Songbird Ready Set GoF0.290.02-0.05
91Sporting Fields Eclipse Honor FlightM0.280.040.07
92Sportingfields Eclipse Hear my EchoF0.290.08-0.02
93Steinerhaus Fearless GladiatorM0.41-0.14-0.01
94tan collar boyM0.400.02-0.07
95Toucha Make It SoM0.250.070.10
96Toucha OOH LA LA at Rhythm Rock F0.330.10-0.26
97Troubadour One Shining StarM0.41-0.040.00

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