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A.M. Helms' Empress Carolina

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“American Kennel Club (AKC) Reg. WS60617711 United Kennel Club (UKC) Reg. P887-363 International All Breed Canine Association (IABCA) Reg. 40623 911PetChip Microchip No. 911002001619420 Embark Info. EMBK.ME/EMPRESSCAROLINA Pedigree History: MULTI CH, CAC, CACIB Pierce Patrick od Telepa male 2005 AKC WS23970401 HD-SV: HD a-normal (a1) Sire SCHH 3, GERMAN POLICE DOG Adux Merkureck SCHH 3, GERMAN POLICE DOG male HD-Sire AIAD.DV.IDC SIEGER, ZTP 1A V INT'L.CH, Best producer IDC 2003, Sieger”

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Place of birth
Concord, NC, USA
Location
Rock Hill, South Carolina, USA
From
Charlotte, NC, USA

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Registration

American Kennel Club: WS60617711
Microchip: 911002001619420

Genetic Breed Result

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Doberman Pinscher

100.0% Doberman Pinscher
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Doberman Pinscher’s are a strong and athletic breed that are built to guard and protect.
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Genetic Stats

Wolfiness: 0.9 % MEDIUM Learn More
Predicted Adult Weight: 65 lbs Learn More
Genetic Age: 16 human years Learn More

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  • On 12/27/2018 changed name from "Empress Carolina" to "A.M. Helms' Empress Carolina"

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Summary

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AT RISK
0
CARRIER
172
CLEAR
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Clinical traits

These genetic traits are valuable to your veterinarian and can inform the clinical decisions and diagnoses they make.

Alanine Aminotransferase Activity result: Normal
This result helps your vet understand what your dog's baseline ALT activity is. The enzyme alanine aminotransferase, or ALT, is commonly used to evaluate liver health. Do…
A.M. Helms' Empress Carolina has two normal alleles at ALT.

Not At Risk

Good news! A.M. Helms' Empress Carolina did not test positive for any of the genetic diseases that Embark screens for. Read on to learn more about the conditions we test for, but rest assured that A.M. Helms' Empress Carolina does not have the mutations known to cause them.

It is still important to let your veterinarian know these results because they could help guide A.M. Helms' Empress Carolina’s diagnosis and treatment if she gets sick in the future. Many other diseases caused by environmental factors or undiscovered genetic variants can cause symptoms similar to diseases we test for. By ruling out these mutations, your veterinarian will be able to find the true cause more quickly. Your veterinarian will also know they can safely prescribe medications some dogs are sensitive to.

Not A Carrier

Good news! A.M. Helms' Empress Carolina is not a carrier for any of the genetic diseases that Embark tests for.

Common Conditions

Good news! A.M. Helms' Empress Carolina tested clear for 4 genetic conditions that are common in her breed.
Condition List

Von Willebrand Disease Type I
(VWF)
Blood

Coagulopathies, disorders of blood clotting, can lead to symptoms such as easy bruising or bleeding. Dogs with coagulopathies are often at risk for excessive bleeding dur…

Deafness and Vestibular Syndrome of Dobermans (DVDob, DINGS)
Other Systems

This disease affects the hearing and balance mechanisms of the inner ear. Affected puppies exhibit signs of vestibular disease such as mild head tilt and poor balance; th…

Degenerative Myelopathy
(SOD1A)
Brain and Spinal Cord

A disease of mature dogs, this is a progressive degenerative disorder of the spinal cord that can cause muscle wasting and gait abnormalities. Affected dogs do not usuall…

Dilated Cardiomyopathy
(PDK4)
Heart

The most common acquired heart disease of dogs, this is a progressive disease of the heart ventricles: early diagnosis and treatment is key. The ventricles are the heavil…

Other Conditions: Clear of 168

A.M. Helms' Empress Carolina is clear of 168 other genetic diseases that Embark tests for.

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Coat Color

A number of genes are known to affect coat color in dogs, and they all interact. In some cases, other genetic effects may also influence color and pattern.

Trait
Result
 
E Locus (Mask, Grizzle, Recessive Red)
EE
K Locus (Dominant Black)
kyky
A Locus (Agouti, Sable)
atat
D Locus (Dilute, Blue, Fawn)
DD
B Locus (Brown, Chocolate, Liver, Red, Dudley)
bb
Saddle Tan
NI

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Other Coat Traits

Furnishings, shedding and curls are all genetic! And they all interact, too. In fact, the combination of these genes explains the coat phenotypes of 90% of AKC registered dog breeds.

Trait
Result
 
Furnishings / Improper Coat (RSPO2)
II
Long Haircoat (FGF5)
GG
Shedding (MC5R)
TT
Curly Coat (KRT71)
CC
Hairlessness (FOXI3)
LINKAGE
N/N
Hairlessness (SGK3)
NN
Oculocutaneous Albinism Type 2 - OCA2, Doberman Z Factor Albinism (SLC45A2)
LINKAGE
N/N

More information on coat type genetics: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2897713/figure/F3/

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Other Body Features

Trait
Result
 
Brachycephaly (BMP3)
CC
Natural Bobtail (T)
CC
Hind Dewclaws (LMBR1)
CC
Blue Eye Color
LINKAGE
N/N

Body Size

Body size is a complex trait that is affected by both genetic and environmental variation. Our genetic analysis includes genes that, together, explain over 80% of the variation in dog body size. It does not account for runting or stunting; nor does it account for the interactions between various genes both known and unknown.

Trait
Result
 
Body Size - IGF1
NN
Body Size - IGF1R
GG
Body Size - STC2
TT
Body Size - GHR (E195K)
GG
Body Size - GHR (P177L)
CC

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Performance

Trait
Result
 
Altitude Adaptation (EPAS1)
GG

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Through A.M. Helms' Empress Carolina’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

C1

Haplotype

C38

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C1

A.M. Helms' Empress Carolina’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.

C38

A.M. Helms' Empress Carolina’s Haplotype

Part of the C1 haplogroup, this haplotype occurs most frequently in Doberman Pinschers and Black Russian Terriers.

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The C1 maternal line is commonly found in Jackals.

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Paternal Haplotype

This 'Paternal Haplotype' tab is for deep ancestral lineage going back thousands of years.

For recent ancestry—"What breeds did my dog inherit from her mom and dad?"—please refer to the Breed, Family Tree, or Summary tab.

The Paternal Haplotype refers to a dog’s deep ancestral lineage stretching back thousands of years, before there were any distinct breeds of dog. We determine the Paternal Haplotype 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 A.M. Helms' Empress Carolina is a female (XX) dog, she has no Y-chromosome for us to analyze and determine a paternal haplotype.

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