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Akita Marie

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Genetic Breed Result

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40.8% Siberian Husky
34.5% German Shepherd Dog
16.5% Alaskan Malamute
8.2% Gray Wolf
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Genetic Stats


Wolfiness

3.1 % HIGH Learn More

Predicted Adult Weight
Genetic Age
34 human years Learn More
Based on the date of birth provided

DNA Breed Origins

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Breed colors:
Siberian Husky
German Shepherd Dog
Alaskan Malamute
Gray Wolf

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Through Akita Marie’s mitochondrial DNA we can trace her mother’s ancestry back to where dogs and people first became friends. This map helps you visualize the routes that her ancestors took to your home. Their story is described below the map.

Haplogroup

E

Haplotype

E17

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E

Akita Marie’s Haplogroup

Haplogroup E is a very rare maternal line, present primarily in Northern breed dogs and dogs with some level of recent gray wolf ancestry.

E17

Akita Marie’s Haplotype

The E haplogroup in general is not common. It has been found most frequently in dogs with East Asian breed ancestry.

Some other Embark dogs with this haplotype:

An example of an Akita.

The Paternal Haplotype reveals a dog’s deep ancestral lineage, stretching back thousands of years to the original domestication of dogs.

Are you looking for information on the breeds that Akita Marie inherited from her mom and dad? Check out her breed breakdown and family tree.

Paternal Haplotype is determined by looking at a dog’s Y-chromosome—but not all dogs have Y-chromosomes!

Why can’t we show Paternal Haplotype results for female dogs?

All dogs have two sex chromosomes. Female dogs have two X-chromosomes (XX) and male dogs have one X-chromosome and one Y-chromosome (XY). When having offspring, female (XX) dogs always pass an X-chromosome to their puppy. Male (XY) dogs can pass either an X or a Y-chromosome—if the puppy receives an X-chromosome from its father then it will be a female (XX) puppy and if it receives a Y-chromosome then it will be a male (XY) puppy. As you can see, Y-chromosomes are passed down from a male dog only to its male offspring.

Since Akita Marie is a female (XX) dog, she has no Y-chromosome for us to analyze and determine a paternal haplotype.