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“Hope”
GCH CH Lynn Creek’s Delaware’s Hopeful Winner

Chihuahua

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“Hope finished her Championship at 10 months of age, after only 4 months in the ring. She finished her Grand Championship at 11 months of age. She has multiple Major wins. She is currently half way towards earning her Grand Champion Bronze.”

Place of Birth

Brooksville, MS, USA

Current Location

Lewes, DE, USA

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Registration

American Kennel Club (AKC): TS51920304

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Chihuahua

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

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Changes to this dog’s profile
  • On 5/28/2022 changed name from "CH Lynn Creek’s Delaware’s Hopeful Winner" to "GCH CH Lynn Creek’s Delaware’s Hopeful Winner"
  • On 4/12/2022 changed name from "Lynn Creek’s Delaware’s Hopeful Winner" to "CH Lynn Creek’s Delaware’s Hopeful Winner"

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Through Hope’s mitochondrial DNA we can trace her mother’s ancestry back to where dogs and people first became friends. This map helps you visualize the routes that her ancestors took to your home. Their story is described below the map.

Haplogroup

A4

Haplotype

A210

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A4

GCH CH Lynn Creek’s Delaware’s Hopeful Winner’s Haplogroup

The A4 maternal lineage is fairly rare. It is found in Cocker Spaniels, but A4 is also represented well among East Asian breeds including the Chinese Crested Dog, Shar-Pei and Shih Tzu. Moving away from Asia, it is also found among Chihuahuas (a very old breed!) and village dogs in Peru. This may be a lineage that moved into Western breeds because of their owners' tendencies to mix them up with Eastern breeds in the early modern period.

A210

GCH CH Lynn Creek’s Delaware’s Hopeful Winner’s Haplotype

Part of the small A4 haplogroup, this haplotype occurs most commonly in Chihuahuas and Maltese.

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The popular Chihuahua breed descends from the A4 maternal line.

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The Paternal Haplotype reveals a dog’s deep ancestral lineage, stretching back thousands of years to the original domestication of dogs.

Are you looking for information on the breeds that Hope inherited from her mom and dad? Check out her breed breakdown.

Paternal Haplotype is determined by looking at a dog’s Y-chromosome—but not all dogs have Y-chromosomes!

Why can’t we show Paternal Haplotype results for female dogs?

All dogs have two sex chromosomes. Female dogs have two X-chromosomes (XX) and male dogs have one X-chromosome and one Y-chromosome (XY). When having offspring, female (XX) dogs always pass an X-chromosome to their puppy. Male (XY) dogs can pass either an X or a Y-chromosome—if the puppy receives an X-chromosome from its father then it will be a female (XX) puppy and if it receives a Y-chromosome then it will be a male (XY) puppy. As you can see, Y-chromosomes are passed down from a male dog only to its male offspring.

Since Hope is a female (XX) dog, she has no Y-chromosome for us to analyze and determine a paternal haplotype.

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