Blue

Mixed Breed

“She’s very calm for being more husky than anything else. She loves long walks but she also enjoys being a couch potato. She is very smart and was easy to train - she knows sit, shake, lay down, spin, stay and wait, and she’s still learning more! She loves hoomans and dogs equally. She does well with dogs and animals of all sizes. She used to have a guinea pig brother who died of old age, and now she has a younger sister, a Belgian malinois.”

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@blue.the.siberianhusky

Place of Birth
Manteca, CA, USA
Current Location
Emeryville, California, USA
From
Manteca, California, USA

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Genetic Breed Result

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Mixed Breed

64.8% Siberian Husky
24.5% Alaskan Malamute
5.4% German Shepherd Dog
5.3% Samoyed
Siberian Husky Siberian Husky
Bred initially in Northern Siberia, the Siberian Husky is a medium-sized working dog who is quick and light on their feet. Their moderately compact and well furred body, erect ears and brush tail suggest their Northern heritage. Huskies are very active and energetic and are known for being long distance sled dogs.
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Alaskan Malamute Alaskan Malamute
The Alaskan Malamute is a large, fluffy spitz breed recognized as being one of the most ancient breeds of dogs. The forebears to the modern Malamute crossed the Bering Strait with their owners over 4,000 years ago. Their size, thick coat, and work drive make them ideal dogs for pulling sleds, but they also make amicable companions.
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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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Samoyed Samoyed
A working breed, the Samoyed can be strong-willed at times, but above all they remain friendly, gentle, and devoted family dogs. The Samoyed was originally bred to hunt, haul sledges, and herd reindeer. Among the breed’s duties: pack hiking, tracking, and warming their owners by sleeping on top of them at night.
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Genetic Stats


Wolfiness

6.4 % HIGH Learn More

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

Breed Mix Matches

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DNA Breed Origins

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Siberian Husky
Alaskan Malamute
German Shepherd Dog
Samoyed
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  • On 2/9/2020 changed handle from "bluehuskymix" to "bluethesiberianhusky"
  • On 2/25/2019 changed handle from "blue104" to "bluehuskymix"

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Family Tree From Embark PARENTS GRANDPARENTS GREAT GRANDPARENTS Siberian Husky mix Siberian Husky mix Siberian Husky Alaskan Malamute / German Shepherd Dog mix Siberian Husky Alaskan Malamute / Samoyed mix Siberian Husky Siberian Husky Alaskan Malamute German Shepherd Dog mix Siberian Husky Siberian Husky Alaskan Malamute Samoyed mix

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

Through Blue’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

A1b

Haplotype

A310

Map

A1b

Blue’s Haplogroup

This female lineage was very likely one of the original lineages in the wolves that were first domesticated into dogs in Central Asia about 15,000 years ago. Since then, the lineage has been very successful and travelled the globe! Dogs from this group are found in ancient Bronze Age fossils in the Middle East and southern Europe. By the end of the Bronze Age, it became exceedingly common in Europe. These dogs later became many of the dogs that started some of today's most popular breeds, like German Shepherds, Pugs, Whippets, English Sheepdogs and Miniature Schnauzers. During the period of European colonization, the lineage became even more widespread as European dogs followed their owners to far-flung places like South America and Oceania. It's now found in many popular breeds as well as village dogs across the world!

A310

Blue’s Haplotype

Part of the large A1b haplogroup, this haplotype occurs mostly frequently in northern breeds like Alaskan Malamutes and Siberian Huskies.

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A1b is the most common haplogroup found in German Shepherds.

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