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Miss Delilah

Mastiff

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Place of Birth

Bangor, Pennsylvania, USA

Current Location

Slaterville Springs, New York, USA

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Bangor, Pennsylvania, USA

This dog has been viewed and been given 39 wags

Registration

American Kennel Club (AKC): WS61190906

Genetic Breed Result

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Mastiff

Mastiffs are large but lovable dogs, known for their friendly and protective family characteristics.

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Genetic Stats

Wolfiness

0.3 % LOW

Predicted Adult Weight

123 lbs

Genetic Age
46 human years

Based on the date of birth provided

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Changes to this dog’s profile
  • On 6/19/2019 changed name from "Delilah" to "Miss Delilah"

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Health Summary

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

Breed-Relevant Genetic Conditions

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Autosomal Dominant Progressive Retinal Atrophy

Identified in Mastiffs

Canine Multifocal Retinopathy, cmr1

Identified in Mastiffs

Urate Kidney & Bladder Stones

Identified in Mastiffs

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Through Miss Delilah’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

A1a

Haplotype

A382

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A1a

Miss Delilah’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.

A382

Miss Delilah’s Haplotype

Part of the large A1a haplogroup, this haplotype occurs most frequently in Labrador Retrievers, Golden Retrievers, and Chesapeake Bay Retrievers.

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The Paternal Haplotype reveals a dog’s deep ancestral lineage, stretching back thousands of years to the original domestication of dogs.

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

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