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Indi Lobo de la Luna Llena

Saarloos Wolfdog

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Place of Birth

Woudenberg, Nederland

Current Location

Tilburg, Noord-Brabant, Nederland

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Saarloos Wolfdog

Saarloos Wolfdogs are a Dutch breed of dog that are actually the result of the careful breeding of wolf/dog hybrids. In fact, they are the breed of dog that, according to a study conducted in 2015, contain the most genetic similarity to wolves.

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Health Summary

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Indi inherited one variant that you should learn more about.

Degenerative Myelopathy, DM

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Indi inherited one copy of the variant we tested

What does this result mean?

This result should not impact Indi’s health but it could have consequences for siblings or other related dogs if they inherited two copies of the variant. We recommend discussing this result with their owners or breeders if you are in contact.

Impact on Breeding

Your dog carries this variant and will pass it on to ~50% of his offspring.

What is Degenerative Myelopathy, DM?

The dog equivalent of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, DM is a progressive degenerative disorder of the spinal cord. Because the nerves that control the hind limbs are the first to degenerate, the most common clinical signs are back muscle wasting and gait abnormalities.

Breed-Relevant Genetic Conditions

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Multiple Drug Sensitivity (ABCB1)

Identified in Saarloos Wolfdogs

Hemophilia A (F8 Exon 11, German Shepherd Variant 1)

Identified in Saarloos Wolfdogs

Hemophilia A (F8 Exon 1, German Shepherd Variant 2)

Identified in Saarloos Wolfdogs

Canine Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency Type III, CLAD III (FERMT3, German Shepherd Variant)

Identified in Saarloos Wolfdogs

Platelet Factor X Receptor Deficiency, Scott Syndrome (TMEM16F)

Identified in Saarloos Wolfdogs

Day Blindness (CNGA3 Exon 7, German Shepherd Variant)

Identified in Saarloos Wolfdogs

Urate Kidney & Bladder Stones (SLC2A9)

Identified in Saarloos Wolfdogs

Anhidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia (EDA Intron 8)

Identified in Saarloos Wolfdogs

Renal Cystadenocarcinoma and Nodular Dermatofibrosis (FLCN Exon 7)

Identified in Saarloos Wolfdogs

Mucopolysaccharidosis Type VII, Sly Syndrome, MPS VII (GUSB Exon 3, German Shepherd Variant)

Identified in Saarloos Wolfdogs

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Through Indi’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

E

Haplotype

E11

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E

Indi Lobo de la Luna Llena’s Haplogroup

Haplogroup E is a very rare maternal line, present primarily in Northern breed dogs and dogs with some level of recent gray wolf ancestry.

E11

Indi Lobo de la Luna Llena’s Haplotype

The E haplogroup in general is not common. It has been found in dogs with some level of background mixing with its wolf-like ancestors.

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Through Indi’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

A1a

Haplotype

H1a.15

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A1a

Indi Lobo de la Luna Llena’s Haplogroup

Some of the wolves that became the original dogs in Central Asia around 15,000 years ago came from this long and distinguished line of male dogs. After domestication, they followed their humans from Asia to Europe and then didn't stop there. They took root in Europe, eventually becoming the dogs that founded the Vizsla breed 1,000 years ago. The Vizsla is a Central European hunting dog, and all male Vizslas descend from this line. During the Age of Exploration, like their owners, these pooches went by the philosophy, "Have sail, will travel!" From the windy plains of Patagonia to the snug and homey towns of the American Midwest, the beaches of a Pacific paradise, and the broad expanse of the Australian outback, these dogs followed their masters to the outposts of empires. Whether through good fortune or superior genetics, dogs from the A1a lineage traveled the globe and took root across the world. Now you find village dogs from this line frolicking on Polynesian beaches, hanging out in villages across the Americas, and scavenging throughout Old World settlements. You can also find this "prince of patrilineages" in breeds as different as German Shepherds, Golden Retrievers, Pugs, Border Collies, Scottish Terriers, and Irish Wolfhounds. No male wolf line has been as successful as the A1a line!

H1a.15

Indi Lobo de la Luna Llena’s Haplotype

Part of the large A1a haplogroup, this haplotype is found in village dogs from across the globe (outside of Asia). As for breeds, it is primarily seen in German Shepherds, Labrador Retrievers, Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever. It is by far the most common haplotype in German Shepherds.

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Dogs with A1a lineage travelled during European Colonial times.

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