Venn diagram

Compare your dogs to Linkin Select one to begin:

Linkin FDC CAA FCAT2 ACT1 DSA DJ CGC ATT NW1 L2C L1E ORT

Pumi

Smarter dog care powered by DNA
SHOP NOW

No bio has been provided yet

Instagram tag
@tailsonthego

Place of Birth

Jacksonville, FL, USA

Current Location

Bristow, Virginia, USA

From

Jacksonville, FL, USA

This dog has been viewed and been given 9 wags

Registration

Microchip: 981020043799130

Genetic Breed Result

Loading...

Pumi

This Hungarian herding breed loves having a job to do, and they have the high energy and drive for it.

Learn More

Start a conversation! Message this dog’s humans.

Loading...

Explore

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

Explore by tapping the parents and grandparents.

Parents
Grandparents
Great Grandparents
Linkin

Breed Reveal Video

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

Embark Logo Learn more about Embark

Explore

Health Summary

warn icon

Linkin has one variant that you should let your vet know about.

ALT Activity

warn icon

Linkin inherited one copy of the variant we tested

Why is this important to your vet?

Linkin has one copy of a variant associated with reduced ALT activity as measured on veterinary blood chemistry panels. Please inform your veterinarian that Linkin has this genotype, as ALT is often used as an indicator of liver health and Linkin is likely to have a lower than average resting ALT activity. As such, an increase in Linkin’s ALT activity could be evidence of liver damage, even if it is within normal limits by standard ALT reference ranges.

What is ALT Activity?

Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) is a clinical tool that can be used by veterinarians to better monitor liver health. This result is not associated with liver disease. ALT is one of several values veterinarians measure on routine blood work to evaluate the liver. It is a naturally occurring enzyme located in liver cells that helps break down protein. When the liver is damaged or inflamed, ALT is released into the bloodstream.

Breed-Relevant Genetic Conditions

good icon

Primary Lens Luxation

Identified in Pumis

Additional Genetic Conditions

good icon

Explore

Explore the genetics behind your dog’s appearance and size.

Base Coat Color

Base Coat Color

Coat Color Modifiers

Coat Color Modifiers

Other Coat Traits

Other Coat Traits

Other Body Features

Other Body Features

Body Size

Body Size

Performance

Performance

Embark Logo Learn more about Embark

Explore

Through Linkin’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

B1

Haplotype

B81

Map

B1

Linkin’s Haplogroup

B1 is the second most common maternal lineage in breeds of European or American origin. It is the female line of the majority of Golden Retrievers, Basset Hounds, and Shih Tzus, and about half of Beagles, Pekingese and Toy Poodles. This lineage is also somewhat common among village dogs that carry distinct ancestry from these breeds. We know this is a result of B1 dogs being common amongst the European dogs that their conquering owners brought around the world, because nowhere on earth is it a very common lineage in village dogs. It even enables us to trace the path of (human) colonization: Because most Bichons are B1 and Bichons are popular in Spanish culture, B1 is now fairly common among village dogs in Latin America.

B81

Linkin’s Haplotype

Part of the large B1 haplogroup, this haplotype occurs most frequently in Shih Tzus, Chihuahuas, and Poodles.

Some other Embark dogs with this haplotype:

The B1 haplogroup can be found in village dogs like the Peruvian Village Dog, pictured above.

Embark Logo Learn more about Embark

Explore

Through Linkin’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.41

Map

A1a

Linkin’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.41

Linkin’s Haplotype

Part of the A1a haplogroup, the H1a.41 haplotype occurs most commonly in Pharaoh Hounds, Pumis and Portuguese Water Dogs.

Some other Embark dogs with this haplotype:

Dogs with A1a lineage travelled during European Colonial times.

Embark Logo Learn more about Embark

Explore