Venn diagram

Compare your dogs to Hank Select one to begin:

Hank

Mixed Breed

Smarter dog care powered by DNA
SHOP NOW

“Hank was adopted from Austin Pets Alive here is Austin TX. His name was Hank when I got him and it just felt right to keep it. He is so adorable and to me one of the cutest dogs I have seen. He has a very animated personality and makes ever day exciting. Hank runs the house and he knows it. So grateful to have him in our lives.”

Current Location

Austin, Texas, USA

From

Austin, TX, USA

This dog has been viewed and been given 0 wags

Genetic Breed Result

Loading...

Pomeranian

The Pomeranian is a cocky, animated companion with an extroverted personality.

Learn More

Chihuahua

Chihuahuas have a huge personality that defies their tiny frame, known to be highly active and intelligent canines.

Learn More

Poodle (Small)

A highly intelligent and playful dog, Miniature and Toy Poodles make for great lap dogs and companions.

Learn More

Start a conversation! Message this dog’s humans.

Loading...

Dogs Like Hank

Venn diagram

Discover dogs who share a similar breed mix to Hank. A higher score means the two dogs have more of their breed mix in common. A score of 100% means they share the exact same breed mix!

Click or tap on a pic to learn more about each dog and see an in-depth comparison of their DNA, breeds, and more.

DNA Breed Origins

Breed colors:
Pomeranian
Chihuahua
Poodle (Small)

Explore

Would you like more information? You can contact us at:

Hank
Family Tree From Embark PARENTS GRANDPARENTS GREAT GRANDPARENTS Pomeranian mix Pomeranian / Chihuahua mix Pomeranian Poodle (Small) / Pomeranian mix Pomeranian Chihuahua Pomeranian Pomeranian Poodle (Small) Pomeranian Pomeranian Pomeranian Chihuahua Chihuahua

Breed Reveal Video

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

Embark Logo Learn more about Embark

Explore

Through Hank’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

A1d

Haplotype

A26a/305

Map

A1d

Hank’s Haplogroup

This female lineage can be traced back about 15,000 years to some of the original Central Asian wolves that were domesticated into modern dogs. The early females that represent this lineage were likely taken into Eurasia, where they spread rapidly. As a result, many modern breed and village dogs from the Americas, Africa, through Asia and down into Oceania belong to this group! This widespread lineage is not limited to a select few breeds, but the majority of Rottweilers, Afghan Hounds and Wirehaired Pointing Griffons belong to it. It is also the most common female lineage among Papillons, Samoyeds and Jack Russell Terriers. Considering its occurrence in breeds as diverse as Afghan Hounds and Samoyeds, some of this is likely ancient variation. But because of its presence in many modern European breeds, much of its diversity likely can be attributed to much more recent breeding.

A26a/305

Hank’s Haplotype

Part of the large A1d haplogroup, we have not yet detected this haplotype in any of our village dogs. Among the 6 breeds we see it in, it appears most frequently in Newfoundlands, Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, and soft coated Wheaten Terriers.

Some other Embark dogs with this haplotype:

The vast majority of Rottweilers have the A1d haplogroup.

Embark Logo Learn more about Embark

Explore

Through Hank’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

A1b

Haplotype

Ha.44

Map

A1b

Hank’s Haplogroup

For most of dog history, this haplogroup was probably quite rare. However, a couple hundred years ago it seems to have found its way into a prized male guard dog in Europe who had many offspring, including the ancestors of many European guard breeds such as Doberman Pinchers, St. Bernards, and Great Danes. Despite being rare, many of the most imposing dogs on Earth have it; strangely, so do many Pomeranians! Perhaps this explains why some Poms are so tough, acting like they're ten times their actual size! This lineage is most commonly found in working dogs, in particular guard dogs. With origins in Europe, it spread widely across other regions as Europeans took their dogs across the world.

Ha.44

Hank’s Haplotype

Part of the A1b haplogroup, this haplotype occurs primarily in Poodles and Belgian Sheepdogs.

Some other Embark dogs with this haplotype:

Great Danes and Pomeranians have this in common!

Embark Logo Learn more about Embark

Explore