Shiloh Shepherd, ISSA

Temperament: Loving, loyal and outgoing companions, with a drive to work.

Height: 28 inches/76 cm or more (males) and 26 inches/66 cm or more (females)

Weight: min 110 lbs/50 kg (males), min 80 lbs/36 kg (females)

Life Span: 9-14 years

Breed Average Outlier Index: 0.34

Breed Average Genetic Relatedness: 0.01

Breed Average Internal Relatedness: -0.03

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No.NameGenderOutlier IndexAverage Genetic RelatednessInternal Relatedness
1 Echo's Donnie Darko M0.270.06-0.18
2 DPS-HeMa's Always Adorable Angel F0.360.02-0.12
3 DPS-HeMa's Sweetheart For Danny F0.360.09-0.26
4 DPS-HeMa's Handsome Warrior M0.44-0.05-0.03
5 DPS-HeMa's Grey Mystery Man M0.320.09-0.26
6 DPS-HeMa's Hayabusa Hero M0.36-0.02-0.12
7 DPS-HeMa's Desirous Danny-boy M0.44-0.120.03
8 Shahayla's Little Ms Piperpot F0.360.10-0.34
9 Rocky Mountain Shadow of Blu M0.190.08-0.04
10 Shahayla's Silver and Gold F0.40-0.04-0.03

Shiloh Shepherds originated over half of their founders from the Shiloh kennel breeding program of GSDs which began in the 70s; 16 out of 20 of the founders contain dogs directly or indirectly from that kennel. Two of these Shiloh founders from that line had crosses from other breeds, such as flock guardian dogs and malamute. Later, some outcrosses were done to a long haired GSD/GSD derived herding stock, a white shepherd, a GSD, and a Czech wolfdog.

Breed Standard coming soon!

Like many large breeds, Shiloh shepherds are prone to bloat (GDV). They also suffer from hip dysplasia, occasional panosteitis. Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency is also a concern in Shiloh shepherds.

The currently tested population of Shiloh Shepherds is in Hardy Weinburg equililbrium or close to it, which means breeders are doing a good job not inbreeding at present.

Genetic analysis of the breed shows that dogs from different regions fall within the same breed, but with some different genetics developing in different regions of the world. United States based Shilohs appear to have genetics that compare to dogs worldwide, while other regions appear to be becoming genetically distinct. This breed has thus far been found to have very low levels of average alleles of 4.33 and also low effective alleles of only 2.63. This indicates a severe bottleneck likely due to low number of founders for the breed.

The currently tested population of Shiloh Shepherds is in Hardy Weinburg equililbrium or close to it, which means breeders are doing a good job not inbreeding at present.

The 86 Shiloh Shepherds in this study possessed only seven DLA class I and five DLA class II haplotypes. This is the lowest number of DLA class I and II haplotypes identified in any other breed to date and is a reflection of the small number of founders that contribute to DLA diversity in contemporary Shiloh Shepherds. However, further study and testing of Shiloh Shepherds may find more DLA types over time. Three DLA class I (1052, 1065, 1165) and II haplotypes (2017, 2053, 2080) are found in 88% (DLA class I) and 93% (DLA class II) individuals.

The follow includes dogs with birthdates listed in the database.

The Shiloh Shepherd is a breed that has been bottlenecked on a small number of founders. Careful conservation of the existing diversity is needed. Breed for Low IR, lower than breed average AGR (average genetic relatedness) and high OI (outlier index). Breed for two different DLA types, with emphasis towards the less common DLA when able. It is possible more genetic diversity and DLA types will be found as more Shilohs are run.

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No.NameGenderOutlier IndexAverage Genetic RelatednessInternal Relatedness
1Aslan The Great Of SpartaM0.24-0.020.15
2AZ's Hobo Conley FCSM0.380.03-0.06
3AZ's Queen Of The KingdomF0.49-0.080.01
5Boeke Krolhier fan de Frije WettersM0.000.000.00
6Bright Shining Halo of IHOSSM0.47-0.05-0.16
7Byebye Elle Bird of RiverwindF0.280.07-0.14
8Chassis 2019 Female PupF0.290.030.01
9Chassis 2019 Male PupM0.34-0.040.14
11DP's Shield Maiden Floki FCSF0.230.060.13
12DPS-Black CadillacM0.76-0.22-0.13
13DPS-Black DiamondF0.72-0.15-0.23
14DPS-Black is BlackM0.87-0.24-0.16
15DPS-Black Magic WomanF0.81-0.21-0.15
16DPS-Faith For The FutureF0.310.04-0.14
17DPS-Fast Forward To The TopM0.300.04-0.04
18DPS-Feylin's Dutch GuardianM0.330.00-0.01
19DPS-Feylin's Flavour Of LoveF0.230.020.23
20DPS-Finding My Way To YouM0.260.020.09
21DPS-Flashing Ray Of SunshineF0.200.030.24
22DPS-Forever On My MindF0.270.020.05
23DPS-Guardian's Feylin Fly To MeF0.240.050.07
24DPS-HeMa's Always Adorable AngelF0.360.02-0.12
25DPS-HeMa's Desirous Danny-boyM0.44-0.120.03
26DPS-HeMa's Grey Mystery ManM0.320.09-0.26
27DPS-HeMa's Handsome WarriorM0.44-0.05-0.03
28DPS-HeMa's Hayabusa HeroM0.36-0.02-0.12
29DPS-HeMa's Sweetheart For DannyF0.360.09-0.26
30DPS-Noa's Deeply Loved ApolloM0.280.01-0.02
31DPS-Noa's Deeply Loved HeliosM0.290.04-0.04
32DPS-Noa's Deeply Loved HeraF0.34-0.02-0.07
33DPS-Noa's Deeply Loved ThorM0.370.01-0.11
34DPS-Paint it BlackM0.83-0.22-0.18
35DPS-Skaya's Limited EditionM0.340.08-0.18
36DPS-Skaya's Luv At First Sight (Cha'tima)F0.38-0.00-0.15
37Duke Darius Of Dutch Pride (Duke)M0.340.03-0.04
38Dutch Pride's Charming ChikaraF0.40-0.03-0.04
39Dutch Pride's Cool Guy BalooM0.310.02-0.00
40Dutch Pride's Cool Guy CharlieM0.47-0.03-0.20
41Dutch Pride's Cool Guy KaytM0.340.02-0.09
42Dutch Pride's Duke DarkanM0.180.100.01
43Echo of Guardian SpiritF0.37-0.01-0.05
44Echo's All Fired Up (Doja)M0.210.12-0.04
45Echo's Big League Fire Storm M0.37-0.050.04
46Echo's Chasin' the HorizonF0.290.04-0.08
47Echo's DallasM0.350.01-0.10
48Echo's DarkoM0.270.06-0.18
49Echo's Donnie DarkoM0.270.06-0.18
50Echo's HopeF0.310.07-0.11
51Echo's IrieF0.320.010.02
52Echo's LedgerM0.32-0.020.04
53Echo's LegacyF0.310.010.01
54Echo's Phantom Storm of Fenris M0.48-0.08-0.04
55Echo's SalemF0.370.02-0.11
56Echo's Starr Studded OakleyM0.230.030.06
57Echo's Total EclipseF0.29-0.010.07
58Echo's TsukiF0.29-0.030.08
59Echo's WallyM0.32-0.00-0.09
61Epic's Majestic Rock StarM0.320.03-0.06
62FCS Gwydion CailinF0.170.120.06
63FCS Keilah RoseF0.240.06-0.05
64FCS Kerri LassF0.190.010.20
65FCS TheaF0.25-0.000.20
66Flynn Dutch Traveler For IHOSSM0.39-0.090.13
68Guardian's AmaterasuF0.32-0.010.12
69Guardian's AxelM0.420.05-0.21
70Guardian's Georgia On My MindF0.240.040.03
71Guardian's Going the DistanceF0.290.03-0.00
72Guardian's Jolie MarieF0.340.06-0.07
73Guardian's Leap of Faith F0.32-0.02-0.03
74Guardian's Light of ZivaF0.39-0.080.35
75Guardian's Moonstruck CosmoM0.280.02-0.04
76Guardian's Noble AtticusM0.310.06-0.24
77Guardian's Once in a Blue MoonF0.360.01-0.06
78Guardian's Onyx JewelM0.210.050.17
79Guardian's RagnarM0.27-0.010.11
80Guardian's Ranch GirlF0.280.03-0.04
81Guardian's Rocky Mtn. AtaraF0.200.080.07
82Guardian's SpartanM0.290.04-0.12
83Guardian's TrajanM0.350.11-0.33
84Guardians New Found Barrett (Barrett)M0.290.010.06
85Guardian’s Reflection of WildfireF0.40-0.050.04
86Iso sentinel of ZionM0.270.06-0.11
87Jetta's Little Halo of GuardianF0.36-0.060.14
88Jewel Cherish Everlasting Love M0.40-0.02-0.05
89Jewel's Amazing GandorM0.46-0.07-0.14
90Jewel's Amazing MachoM0.45-0.06-0.11
91Jewel's Breathtaking ChytahM0.200.060.18
92Jewel's Breathtaking GabbroM0.240.11-0.08
93Jewel's Cherish Beautiful Blossom (Sheila)F0.44-0.090.06
94Jewel's Cherish Flower GirlF0.36-0.020.01
95Jewel's Cherish Gentle BreezeM0.30-0.040.12
96Jewel's Cherish Key of the Heart (Max)M0.43-0.09-0.01
97Jewel's Cherish Ray of Sunshine M0.380.03-0.25
98Jewels Breathtaking BlizzardM0.240.07-0.02
99Jewels Breathtaking IdocraasM0.250.040.13
100Jewels Breathtaking LazuliF0.220.080.03
101Juno Gentle Son Of Dutch PrideM0.320.02-0.08
102Kazan Beautiful Giant of ZionM0.31-0.010.11
103Kodiak Arctos of SolaceM0.36-0.040.07
104Kyla of Guardian KennelsF0.39-0.000.02
105Lakota-Golden Eyes Of RiverwindF0.240.10-0.13
106Loki Lough of New ZionM0.300.03-0.03
107Lord Reykur of Guardian KennelsM0.260.04-0.05
108Nikani Guardian's Perfect MatchM0.40-0.130.08
109Noa Zion's Love For VictoryF0.28-0.020.11
110River Pack's Wynn For VictoryF0.300.02-0.02
111Riverwind's EzekielM0.280.08-0.16
112Riverwind's Flying DutchmanM0.220.030.10
113Riverwind's Hannah GraceF0.300.06-0.05
114Riverwind's Moon ShadowM0.230.11-0.12
115Riverwind's Moonlight ReverieF0.38-0.03-0.05
116Riverwind's Moonshine & RosesM0.37-0.010.01
117Riverwind's Moonstruck For LoboM0.280.06-0.22
118Riverwind's North Star of ZionM0.270.09-0.19
119Riverwind's Ruby MoonF0.270.09-0.19
120Riverwind's Shiloh Teddy BearM0.30-0.060.15
121Riverwinds Logan Howl'n At The MoonM0.320.02-0.01
122Rocky Mountain DookerM0.190.13-0.07
123Rocky Mountain Shadow of BluM0.190.08-0.04
124RP's Rocky Mtn. Koal MinerM0.210.000.10
125Ruby's Cosmic Gem of RiverwindF0.230.020.06
126Shahayla Obi Won KanobiM0.43-0.01-0.03
127Shahayla Turbo PorscheF0.33-0.040.01
128Shahayla's Little Ms PiperpotF0.360.10-0.34
129Shahayla's Silver and GoldF0.40-0.04-0.03
130Shahaylas Brio of GuardianF0.160.12-0.06
131Silvermoon's Willow of ZionF0.36-0.000.04
132SNS's Five Minute MajorF0.320.000.05
133SNS's Oops I Did It AgainF0.240.020.02
134Sparta's Blaze of GloryF0.310.13-0.23
135Super Nova's Stanley CupM0.220.080.09
136Tikaani Dear JJ of IHOSSF0.37-0.04-0.00
137Timba of WinterharbourM0.350.04-0.11
138Victory's Sassy Chassis of DPSF0.320.11-0.24
139Willow Rock's Haunted TimbersM0.210.09-0.02
140WillowRock's Windy November (Nova)F0.290.050.01
141Zion's Lykaios Jewel of HoltanF0.300.03-0.06
142Zion's Smokey on the RiverwindM0.360.04-0.15
143Zion's Utah Of HoltanM0.340.05-0.22

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