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Fox

Mixed Breed

  • Photo of Fox, a Chow Chow, Australian Cattle Dog, Beagle, Basset Hound, and Golden Retriever mix in Kentucky, USA Photo of Fox, a Chow Chow, Australian Cattle Dog, Beagle, Basset Hound, and Golden Retriever mix in Kentucky, USA
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“He might be a cat!”

Place of Birth
Kentucky, USA
Current Location
Summerville, South Carolina, USA
From
Chicago, IL, USA

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Genetic Breed Result

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Mixed Breed

23.6% Chow Chow
16.6% Australian Cattle Dog
13.4% Beagle
13.1% Basset Hound
10.3% Golden Retriever
10.0% Siberian Husky
6.1% German Shepherd Dog
6.9% Supermutt

Embark Supermutt analysis

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

Chow Chow Chow Chow
This distinctive-looking dog breed has a proud, independent spirit that some describe as catlike. Often aloof and suspicious of strangers, the Chow Chow may not be a cuddle buddy, but for the right person, they are a fiercely loyal companion.
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Australian Cattle Dog 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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Beagle 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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Basset Hound Basset Hound
Basset Hounds are widely adored, short-legged and long-bodied hunting dogs that are considered great family companions.
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Golden Retriever Golden Retriever
Developed as an ideal hunting retriever, the Golden Retriever's eagerness to please and friendliness has made them an extremely popular family pet.
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Siberian Husky Siberian Husky
Bred initially in Northern Siberia, the Siberian Husky is a medium-sized working dog who is quick and light on their feet. Their moderately compact and well furred body, erect ears and brush tail suggest their Northern heritage. Huskies are very active and energetic and are known for being long distance sled dogs.
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German Shepherd Dog 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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Genetic Stats


Wolfiness

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Breed Mix Matches

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A Mix Match of 100 means they are the exact same breed mix!

DNA Breed Origins

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Breed colors:
Chow Chow
Australian Cattle Dog
Beagle
Basset Hound
Golden Retriever
Siberian Husky
German Shepherd Dog
Supermutt

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Family Tree From Embark PARENTS GRANDPARENTS GREAT GRANDPARENTS Mixed Mixed Australian Cattle Dog mix Beagle / Basset Hound mix Chow Chow / German Shepherd Dog mix Golden Retriever / Siberian Husky mix Australian Cattle Dog Mixed Beagle Basset Hound Chow Chow German Shepherd Dog mix Golden Retriever Siberian Husky mix

Breed Reveal Video

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

Through Fox’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

A5

Haplotype

A201

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A5

Fox’s Haplogroup

A5 is a rare maternal lineage. It is most numerous among the village dogs of Vietnam, though it is also present in the Chow Chow breed. Additionally, it is found in the Carolina Dog, and attests to this population’s origins among the indigenous native dog.

A201

Fox’s Haplotype

Part of the A5 haplogroup, this haplotype occurs most commonly in Carolina dogs. It’s a rare find!

Some other Embark dogs with this haplotype:

The Chow Chow is a carrier of the rare A5 haplogroup.

Through Fox’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

A2a

Haplotype

Hc.12

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A2a

Fox’s Haplogroup

A2a is a truly ancient lineage. Unlike the recent upstart A1 lineages which found their way from a few popular European males a couple hundred years ago into many dogs in many breeds, A2a shows ancient roots without major recent expansion. It is likely one of the oldest eastern Eurasian male lineages of dogs, where it has existed for thousands of years. Nowadays, it's commonly found in Tibetan Terriers and Chow Chows as well as in Southeastern Asian village dogs. The Chow Chow seems to have been depicted in sculpture over 2,000 years ago, so this is an ancient lineage indeed, and dogs with it have a long and noble pedigree! Males from this lineage have continued to be bred in similar forms and breeds for millennia.

Hc.12

Fox’s Haplotype

Part of the A2a haplogroup, this rare haplotype occurs in Papua New Guinea and Vietnam.

Some other Embark dogs with this haplotype:

The large-sized Tibetan Mastiff descends from this ancient lineage.