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“Bart”
Bartholomew

Saint Bernard

“Bart is spoiled and deserves it. He's also the most handsome boy in the world, no thanks to his luscious locks. 🤣”

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@bazooka.bernards.pnw

Place of Birth

Enumclaw, WA, USA

Current Location

Washington, USA

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Enumclaw, WA, USA

This dog has been viewed and been given 26 wags

Registration

American Kennel Club (AKC): WS61440402

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Saint Bernard

The Saint Bernard is a gentle giant that has been saving lives in the Swiss Alps for centuries. These easy-going guys can make great family additions, as long as you are okay with cleaning up slobber.

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Here’s what Bart’s family tree may have looked like.
While there may be other possible configurations of his family’s relationships, this is the most likely family tree to explain Bart’s breed mix.

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Bart is not at increased risk for the genetic health conditions that Embark tests.

Breed-Relevant Genetic Conditions

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Leonberger Polyneuropathy 1

Identified in Saint Bernards

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Through Bart’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

A1e

Haplotype

A277

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A1e

Bartholomew’s Haplogroup

This female lineage likely stems from some of the original Central Asian wolves that were domesticated into modern dogs starting about 15,000 years ago. It seemed to be a fairly rare dog line for most of dog history until the past 300 years, when the lineage seemed to “explode” out and spread quickly. What really separates this group from the pack is its presence in Alaskan village dogs and Samoyeds. It is possible that this was an indigenous lineage brought to the Americas from Siberia when people were first starting to make that trip themselves! We see this lineage pop up in overwhelming numbers of Irish Wolfhounds, and it also occurs frequently in popular large breeds like Bernese Mountain Dogs, Saint Bernards and Great Danes. Shetland Sheepdogs are also common members of this maternal line, and we see it a lot in Boxers, too. Though it may be all mixed up with European dogs thanks to recent breeding events, its origins in the Americas makes it a very exciting lineage for sure!

A277

Bartholomew’s Haplotype

Part of the large A1e haplogroup, this haplotype occurs most commonly in Saint Bernards. It’s a rare find!

Irish Wolfhounds are a consistent carrier of A1e.

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Through Bart’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

A1b

Haplotype

Ha.3

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A1b

Bartholomew’s Haplogroup

For most of dog history, this haplogroup was probably quite rare. However, a couple hundred years ago it seems to have found its way into a prized male guard dog in Europe who had many offspring, including the ancestors of many European guard breeds such as Doberman Pinchers, St. Bernards, and Great Danes. Despite being rare, many of the most imposing dogs on Earth have it; strangely, so do many Pomeranians! Perhaps this explains why some Poms are so tough, acting like they're ten times their actual size! This lineage is most commonly found in working dogs, in particular guard dogs. With origins in Europe, it spread widely across other regions as Europeans took their dogs across the world.

Ha.3

Bartholomew’s Haplotype

Part of the A1b haplogroup, this haplotype is found in village dogs in Peru and the French Polynesian Islands. It is also common among Doberman Pinscher, Saint Bernard, and Rhodesian Ridgeback.

Great Danes and Pomeranians have this in common!

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