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Sterling Malory “Archer”

Mixed Breed

  • Photo of Sterling Malory “Archer”, an Australian Cattle Dog, American Pit Bull Terrier, German Shepherd Dog, and Mixed mix in Arkansas, USA Photo of Sterling Malory “Archer”, an Australian Cattle Dog, American Pit Bull Terrier, German Shepherd Dog, and Mixed mix in Arkansas, USA
    Sterling Malory Archer - 13 weeks old, 18.5 lbs

“Archer, born April 2019, was one of eight surviving pups (litter was 10 pups) found in a field in Arkansas. A passerby spotted momma trying to protect her puppies from a band of coyotes. Momma and her puppies were rescued by a Dallas animal rescue.”

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@TwoDallasDogs

Place of Birth
Arkansas, USA
Current Location
Dallas, Texas, USA
From
Dog Rescue

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Genetic Breed Result

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Mixed Breed

38.5% Australian Cattle Dog
29.6% American Pit Bull Terrier
12.3% German Shepherd Dog
8.1% Chow Chow
11.5% Supermutt

Embark Supermutt analysis

What’s in that Supermutt? There may be small amounts of DNA from these distant ancestors:

Australian Cattle Dog Australian Cattle Dog
A classic cattle dog, Australian Cattle Dogs were developed from a mixture of breeds in Australia in the 19th century, and still maintain their energetic herding instincts today.
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American Pit Bull Terrier American Pit Bull Terrier
The American Pit Bull Terrier originated in the British Isles and descends from the Mastiff-type dogs introduced to England in antiquity. The breed was brought over to the United States by English immigrants in the 1800s, and quickly became one of the most popular and widespread breeds there.
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German Shepherd Dog German Shepherd Dog
German Shepherds are confident, courageous dogs with a keen sense of smell and notable intelligence. These are active working dogs who excel at many canine sports and tasks -- they are true utility dogs! Their versatility combined with their loyal companionship has them consistently listed as one of the most popular breeds in the United States.
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Chow Chow Chow Chow
This distinctive-looking dog breed has a proud, independent spirit that some describe as catlike. Often aloof and suspicious of strangers, the Chow Chow may not be a cuddle buddy, but for the right person, they are a fiercely loyal companion.
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Genetic Stats


Wolfiness

0.6 % LOW Learn More

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

Breed Mix Matches

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A Mix Match of 100 means they are the exact same breed mix!

DNA Breed Origins

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Breed colors:
Australian Cattle Dog
American Pit Bull Terrier
German Shepherd Dog
Chow Chow
Supermutt
Changes to this dog’s profile
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  • On 9/10/2019 changed handle from "archer89" to "archer616"
  • On 9/10/2019 changed name from "Archer" to "Sterling Malory “Archer”"

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Family Tree From Embark PARENTS GRANDPARENTS GREAT GRANDPARENTS American Pit Bull Terrier mix Australian Cattle Dog mix American Pit Bull Terrier German Shepherd Dog / Chow Chow mix Australian Cattle Dog Australian Cattle Dog mix American Pit Bull Terrier American Pit Bull Terrier German Shepherd Dog Chow Chow mix Australian Cattle Dog Australian Cattle Dog Australian Cattle Dog Mixed

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Our algorithms predict this is the most likely family tree to explain Sterling Malory “Archer”’s breed mix, but this family tree may not be the only possible one.

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

Haplogroup

A1a

Haplotype

A381

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A1a

Sterling Malory “Archer”’s Haplogroup

A1a is the most common maternal lineage among Western dogs. This lineage traveled from the site of dog domestication in Central Asia to Europe along with an early dog expansion perhaps 10,000 years ago. It hung around in European village dogs for many millennia. Then, about 300 years ago, some of the prized females in the line were chosen as the founding dogs for several dog breeds. That set in motion a huge expansion of this lineage. It's now the maternal lineage of the overwhelming majority of Mastiffs, Labrador Retrievers and Gordon Setters. About half of Boxers and less than half of Shar-Pei dogs descend from the A1a line. It is also common across the world among village dogs, a legacy of European colonialism.

A381

Sterling Malory “Archer”’s Haplotype

Part of the large A1a haplogroup, this haplotype occurs most frequently in German Shepherd Dogs, Doberman Pinschers, and Dachshunds.

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Shar Pei dogs think A1a is the coolest!

Through Sterling Malory “Archer”’s Y-chromosome we can trace his father’s ancestry back to where dogs and people first became friends. This map helps you visualize the routes that his ancestors took to your home. Their story is described below the map.

Haplogroup

A1a

Haplotype

H1a.8/32/43/44

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A1a

Sterling Malory “Archer”’s Haplogroup

Some of the wolves that became the original dogs in Central Asia around 15,000 years ago came from this long and distinguished line of male dogs. After domestication, they followed their humans from Asia to Europe and then didn't stop there. They took root in Europe, eventually becoming the dogs that founded the Vizsla breed 1,000 years ago. The Vizsla is a Central European hunting dog, and all male Vizslas descend from this line. During the Age of Exploration, like their owners, these pooches went by the philosophy, "Have sail, will travel!" From the windy plains of Patagonia to the snug and homey towns of the American Midwest, the beaches of a Pacific paradise, and the broad expanse of the Australian outback, these dogs followed their masters to the outposts of empires. Whether through good fortune or superior genetics, dogs from the A1a lineage traveled the globe and took root across the world. Now you find village dogs from this line frolicking on Polynesian beaches, hanging out in villages across the Americas, and scavenging throughout Old World settlements. You can also find this "prince of patrilineages" in breeds as different as German Shepherds, Golden Retrievers, Pugs, Border Collies, Scottish Terriers, and Irish Wolfhounds. No male wolf line has been as successful as the A1a line!

H1a.8/32/43/44

Sterling Malory “Archer”’s Haplotype

Part of the A1a haplogroup, the H1a.8/32/43/44 haplotype occurs most commonly in Llewellin Setters, Gordon Setters and German Wirehaired Pointers. We've also spotted it in Southeast Asian Village Dogs, European Village Dogs and East Asian Village Dogs.

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Dogs with A1a lineage travelled during European Colonial times.