ChiChi

Mixed Breed

“The cuddliest and most loving dog you will ever meet.”

Place of Birth
Miami, Florida, USA
Current Location
New York, New York, USA
From
Brooklyn, NY, USA

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Genetic Breed Result

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Mixed Breed

35.8% Shih Tzu
26.1% Boxer
13.4% Maltese
13.1% Poodle (Small)
6.1% Yorkshire Terrier
5.5% Pembroke Welsh Corgi
Shih Tzu Shih Tzu
This ancient breed is the perfect lapdog. Sweet and easygoing, they want nothing more than to be close to their humans.
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Boxer Boxer
Developed in Germany, the Boxer is a popular family dog: patient, loyal and smart-requiring lots of exercise and proper training. For active families or owners looking for a rambunctious jogging buddy, Boxers may be the perfect breed. Boxers delight their humans with their sense of humor and affectionate nature.
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Maltese Maltese
Maltese dogs are confident and friendly toy dogs, that can be high maintenance but boast a beautiful white silky coat.
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Poodle (Small) Poodle (Small)
A highly intelligent and playful dog, Miniature and Toy Poodles make for great lap dogs and companions.
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Yorkshire Terrier Yorkshire Terrier
Petite but proud, the Yorkshire terrier is a popular toy breed with a silky, low-shedding coat.
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Pembroke Welsh Corgi Pembroke Welsh Corgi
The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is a small, energetic, herding dog that is good with families.
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Genetic Stats


Wolfiness

0.9 % MEDIUM Learn More

Breed Mix Matches

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DNA Breed Origins

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Breed colors:
Shih Tzu
Boxer
Maltese
Poodle (Small)
Yorkshire Terrier
Pembroke Welsh Corgi

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Family Tree From Embark PARENTS GRANDPARENTS GREAT GRANDPARENTS Mixed Mixed Shih Tzu / Maltese mix Boxer / Pembroke Welsh Corgi mix Shih Tzu / Poodle (Small) mix Boxer / Maltese mix Shih Tzu Maltese mix Boxer Pembroke Welsh Corgi mix Shih Tzu Poodle (Small) mix Boxer Maltese mix

Breed Reveal Video

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

Through ChiChi’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

A388

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A1a

ChiChi’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.

A388

ChiChi’s Haplotype

Part of the large A1a haplogroup, this haplotype occurs most frequently in Staffordshire Terriers, Labrador Retrievers, and English Bulldogs.

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Shar Pei dogs think A1a is the coolest!

Through ChiChi’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.34

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A1a

ChiChi’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.34

ChiChi’s Haplotype

Part of the A1a haplogroup, this haplotype occurs most frequently in mixed-breed dogs.

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Dogs with A1a lineage travelled during European Colonial times.