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Charlie Jacobs

Papillon

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“Charlie is energetic friendly and social. He is silly fun to be around loves to cuddle doesn’t mind to be held and he also loves playing fetch and with squeeky toys, and playing with other dogs whether indoors or outdoors. He loves nature/ chasing leaves and picking up sticks and playing tag and jogging with me outside, and absolutely loves eating chicken.”

Place of Birth

Jackson, TN, USA

Current Location

Englewood, New Jersey, USA

From

Tennessee, USA

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Papillon

The Papillon, also called the Continental Toy Spaniel, is a breed of dog of the Spaniel type.

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Genetic Stats

Wolfiness

2.5 % HIGH

Predicted Adult Weight

13 lbs

Genetic Age
17 human years

Based on the date of birth provided

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

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Through Charlie Jacobs’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

C1

Haplotype

C36

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C1

Charlie Jacobs’s Haplogroup

Congratulations, C1 is a very exotic female lineage! It is more closely associated with maternal lineages found in wolves, foxes and jackals than with other dog lineages. So it seems dogs in this group have a common male dog ancestor who, many thousands of years ago, mated with a female wolf! This is not a common lineage in any breed, though a good number of German Shepherds and Doberman Pinchers are C1. It is also found in breeds as diverse as Peruvian Inca Orchids and Pekingese; it is rarely found amongst Labrador Retrievers, Border Collies, Siberian Huskies, or Cocker Spaniels. Despite its fascinating origins, it is widely distributed around the globe, and even shows up frequently among Peruvian village dogs. It almost certainly survived at low frequency in Europe for millennia and then was dispersed outside of Europe by colonialism, though not as successfully as some other lineages.

C36

Charlie Jacobs’s Haplotype

Part of the C1 haplogroup, the C36 haplotype occurs most commonly in Karelian Bear Dogs, West Highland White Terriers and Portuguese Water Dogs.

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The C1 maternal line is commonly found in Jackals.

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Through Charlie Jacobs’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.2

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A1b

Charlie Jacobs’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.2

Charlie Jacobs’s Haplotype

Part of the A1b haplogroup, this haplotype is found in Papillons and village dogs in Central America, Africa, and Eurasia.

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Great Danes and Pomeranians have this in common!

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