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“Kurt was rescued in Death Valley CA with 8 of his siblings and adopted in West Hollywood! He is smart as a whip, stubborn as hell, and the cuddliest guy we’ve ever met! He’s a very good boy”

Place of Birth

California, USA

Current Location

Los Angeles, California, USA

From

West Hollywood, CA, USA

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Genetic Breed Result

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Embark Supermutt analysis

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

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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Rat Terrier

The Rat Terrier is an American dog breed with a background as a farm dog and hunting companion.

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American Staffordshire Terrier

American Staffordshire Terriers are powerful but playful dogs that are both loyal and affectionate with their owners.

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Miniature Pinscher

The Miniature Pinscher is a small breed of dog originating from Germany. The breed's earliest ancestors may have included the German Pinscher mixed with Italian greyhounds and dachshunds.

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Genetic Stats

Wolfiness

1.2 % MEDIUM

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DNA Breed Origins

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American Pit Bull Terrier
Rat Terrier
American Staffordshire Terrier
Miniature Pinscher
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Kurt
Family Tree From Embark PARENTS GRANDPARENTS GREAT GRANDPARENTS American Pit Bull Terrier mix Rat Terrier mix American Pit Bull Terrier American Pit Bull Terrier / American Staffordshire Terrier mix Rat Terrier Miniature Pinscher mix American Pit Bull Terrier American Pit Bull Terrier American Pit Bull Terrier American Staffordshire Terrier Rat Terrier Rat Terrier Miniature Pinscher mix Mixed

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

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Through Kurt’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

A467

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A1d

Kurt’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.

A467

Kurt’s Haplotype

Part of the A1d haplogroup, the A467 haplotype occurs most commonly in Bulldogs, American Bullies and American Pit Bull Terriers.

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The vast majority of Rottweilers have the A1d haplogroup.

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Through Kurt’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.30

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A1a

Kurt’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.30

Kurt’s Haplotype

Part of the A1a haplogroup, this haplotype occurs most frequently in English Springer Spaniels.

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Dogs with A1a lineage travelled during European Colonial times.

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