Mavis, GrandLine WolfDog

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@grandlinewolfdogs

Current Location
Landau, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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Genetic Breed Result

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60.5% German Shepherd Dog
39.5% Gray Wolf
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Genetic Stats


Predicted Adult Weight
Genetic Age
43 human years Learn More
Based on the date of birth provided

DNA Breed Origins

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Breed colors:
German Shepherd Dog
Gray Wolf

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Through Mavis, GrandLine WolfDog’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

E

Haplotype

E15

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E

Mavis, GrandLine WolfDog’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.

E15

Mavis, GrandLine WolfDog’s Haplotype

The E haplogroup in general is not common. It has been found most frequently in Northern breed mixes and dogs with some level of background mixing with their wolf-like ancestors.

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An example of an Akita.

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 Mavis, GrandLine WolfDog inherited from her mom and dad? Check out her breed breakdown and family tree.

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