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  • Joey, an American Pit Bull Terrier and Bulldog mix tested with EmbarkVet.com Joey, an American Pit Bull Terrier and Bulldog mix tested with EmbarkVet.com

“When we adopted Joey from the Humane Society, they told us he was part St. Bernard! I didn't see that; sent in his DNA. I can't believe all of his matches (so far) are ALL bulldogs! Joey's highest DNA match is American Pit Bull Terrier. He is such a nut and gets SO jealous when I purposefully ignore him and give all my attention to our other dog. I just knew he had bulldog in him (before sending his DNA) the way his lips tend to get stuck on his teeth! He drools terribly at the sight of food!”

Current Location

Flint, Michigan, USA

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Michigan Humane Society, West Auburn Road, Rochester Hills, MI, USA

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Genetic Breed Result

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American Pit Bull Terrier

The American Pit Bull Terrier originated in the British Isles and descends from the Mastiff-type dogs introduced to England in antiquity. The breed was brought over to the United States by English immigrants in the 1800s, and quickly became one of the most popular and widespread breeds there.

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Bulldog

Originally a bull-baiting dog, bulldogs today are gentle and loving while still carrying the stocky frame of their forbearers.

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American Bulldog

American bulldogs are enjoying a healthy increase in popularity, either as a working/protector dog or as a family pet. All over the world, they are used variously as "hog dogs" (catching escaped pigs or hunting razorbacks), as cattle drovers and as working or sport K-9s. American Bulldogs also successfully compete in several dog sports such as dog obedience, Iron Dog competition and weight pulling.

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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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Australian Shepherd

Australian Shepherds are an energetic mid-sized breed that make the perfect companion.

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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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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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DNA Breed Origins

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American Pit Bull Terrier
Bulldog
American Bulldog
German Shepherd Dog
Australian Shepherd
Siberian Husky
Australian Cattle Dog

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Changes to this dog’s profile
  • On 12/13/2018 changed handle from "joeysimmons" to "joey70"
  • On 12/13/2018 changed name from "Joey - Simmons" to "Joey"

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Family Tree From Embark PARENTS GRANDPARENTS GREAT GRANDPARENTS American Pit Bull Terrier mix Mixed American Pit Bull Terrier German Shepherd Dog / Australian Shepherd mix Bulldog / Australian Cattle Dog mix American Bulldog / Siberian Husky mix American Pit Bull Terrier American Pit Bull Terrier German Shepherd Dog Australian Shepherd Bulldog Australian Cattle Dog mix American Bulldog Siberian Husky mix

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

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Through Joey’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

A204

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A5

Joey’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.

A204

Joey’s Haplotype

Part of the A5 haplogroup, this haplotype occurs most commonly in Chow Chows, Bloodhounds, and village dogs in Mexico.

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

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Through Joey’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

C

Haplotype

Hb.3

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C

Joey’s Haplogroup

C is a relatively rare paternal lineage. The dog populations which bear C are a disparate bunch. The Akita and Shiba Inu are Japanese breeds, the former of which seems to have roots in the Jomon population of hunter-gatherers which were present in the islands of Japan before the ancestors of the modern Japanese arrived. The New Guinea Singing Dog, Samoyed, and Alaska Malamute are all disparate breeds that also represent the C lineage. One village dog from Peru also bore this lineage. This wide distribution and diversity suggest C is not a recently expanded lineage. It likely represents a canid lineage which diversified sometime around the Last Glacial Maximum, when the dogs of Siberia and Oceania split off and went their separate ways.

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Joey’s Haplotype

Part of the C haplogroup, we have spotted this haplotype in village dogs in Peru. In breed dogs, this haplotype is confined to the Samoyed and Keeshond, making it a rare find!

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The Shiba Inu descends from this relativey rare haplogroup.

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