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Chopper

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“Chop loves the outdoors. He likes belly rubs, bikejoring and fetching sticks from the water. Friendly towards every dog he meets and likes hanging out in the park checking out all the action. He’s named after Chopper in the One Piece anime.”

Place of Birth

Canada

Current Location

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

From

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

This dog has been viewed and been given 16 wags

Genetic Breed Result

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Embark Supermutt analysis

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

Norwegian Elkhound

The Norwegian Elkhound was the main companion of the Vikings. These guys have been used in almost every role imaginable for a dog. In modern times, they are primarily companion dogs, but they are still used for hunting and herding.

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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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Labrador Retriever

The Labrador Retriever was bred for hunting and excelled in retrieving game after it was shot down. Known for its gentle disposition and loyalty, the Labrador Retriever has become a favorite of families and breeders alike.

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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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Collie

Collies are attractive herding dogs, boasting a beautiful coat while being highly intelligent. They also make for extremely loyal and sweet family pets.

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Genetic Stats

Wolfiness

0.3 % LOW

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DNA Breed Origins

Breed colors:
Norwegian Elkhound
German Shepherd Dog
Labrador Retriever
Australian Cattle Dog
Collie
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Changes to this dog’s profile
  • On 6/14/2022 changed handle from "chopper198" to "chopperonepiece"

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Chopper
Family Tree From Embark PARENTS GRANDPARENTS GREAT GRANDPARENTS Mixed Mixed Norwegian Elkhound mix Australian Cattle Dog / German Shepherd Dog mix Norwegian Elkhound / Collie mix Labrador Retriever / German Shepherd Dog mix Norwegian Elkhound Norwegian Elkhound mix Australian Cattle Dog German Shepherd Dog Norwegian Elkhound Collie mix Labrador Retriever German Shepherd Dog mix

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

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Through Chopper’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

A428

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A1e

Chopper’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!

A428

Chopper’s Haplotype

Part of the A1e haplogroup, the A428 haplotype occurs most commonly in American Village Dogs. It's a rare find!

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Irish Wolfhounds are a consistent carrier of A1e.

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Through Chopper’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

A2b

Haplotype

Hc.15

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A2b

Chopper’s Haplogroup

A2b appears to have split a few times in succession, which means that some of the Central Asian male ancestors of this lineage went their separate ways before their respective Y chromosomes made their rounds. There is not much diversity in this lineage, meaning that it has only begun to take off recently. Two iconic breeds, the Dachshund and Bloodhound, represent this lineage well. Over half of Rottweilers are A2b, as are the majority of Labrador Retrievers and Cavalier King Charles Spaniels. While A2a is restricted mostly to East Asia, this paternal line is also found among European breeds.

Hc.15

Chopper’s Haplotype

Part of the A2b haplogroup, this haplotype occurs most frequently in mixed breed dogs.

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A2b is found in the Daschund breed.

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