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Dublin

Beagle

“Dublin’s favorite game is Danger Squirrel, which is a game of zoomies and keepaway. He also loves big oat cookies, meeting strangers and collecting sticks in the backyard.”

Place of Birth

Charlottesville, VA, USA

Current Location

Alexandria, Virginia, USA

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Beagle Rescue, Education, and Welfare (BREW), Inc, North Washington Street, Rockville, MD, USA

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Beagle

The Beagle is a scent hound and a great family pet. They are known for being affectionate and having loud voices.

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  • On 3/2/2023 changed handle from "dublin183" to "dubbys"
Here’s what Dublin’s family tree may have looked like.
While there may be other possible configurations of his family’s relationships, this is the most likely family tree to explain Dublin’s breed mix.

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Through Dublin’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

A1b

Haplotype

A370

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A1b

Dublin’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!

A370

Dublin’s Haplotype

Part of the large A1b haplogroup, this haplotype occurs most commonly in Cocker Spaniels. It’s a rare find!

A1b is the most common haplogroup found in German Shepherds.

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Through Dublin’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

D

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H7.1/6/7

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D

Dublin’s Haplogroup

The D paternal lineage is very common in well-known populations of dogs. Breeds belonging to the D lineage likely have direct male ancestors that can be traced all the way back to the origin of domestic dogs themselves! One popular breed that commonly sports a D lineage is the Boxer. Boxers were developed in the late 19th century from Mastiff dogs, so it is no surprise that D is well represented among Mastiffs, Bulldogs, as well as Terriers. Intriguingly, D is also found among Lhasa Apsos, an ancient Tibetan breed, and Afghan Hounds. While the presence of this lineage in Polynesia or the New World can be chalked up to interbreeding with European dogs brought during voyages of discovery or later settlement, D is also well represented among village dog populations in the Middle East and Africa. If the fact that we find dogs bearing a D lineage in the Middle East (not to mention the large amount of diversity among Middle Eastern D lineage males) is any indication of ancient residence in that region, then the presence among Oceanian village dogs is peculiar. Rather, it may be that D is part of a broader Eurasian group of ancient paternal lineages which disappeared from the eastern portion of its original range, persisting in the island of New Guinea as well as West Asia and Africa. With the rise of Mastiff breeds, the D lineage received a new life as it became common among many types of working dogs.

H7.1/6/7

Dublin’s Haplotype

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

The D paternal lineage is common in Boxers.

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