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Molly

Mixed Breed

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“Molly was adopted from our local shelter after being brought in as a stray. She loves to play ball and chase things. Sometimes when we are outside she will run around in circles, she is so fun and lovable. :)”

Current Location

Huntington, West Virginia, USA

From

Huntington Animal Control, James River Road, Huntington, WV, USA

This dog has been viewed and been given 3 wags

Registration

Microchip: AVID*603*121*891

Genetic Breed Result

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Maltese

Maltese dogs are confident and friendly toy dogs, that can be high maintenance but boast a beautiful white silky coat.

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Pembroke Welsh Corgi

The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is a small, energetic, herding dog that is good with families.

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Yorkshire Terrier

Petite but proud, the Yorkshire terrier is a popular toy breed with a silky, low-shedding coat.

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Poodle (Small)

A highly intelligent and playful dog, Miniature and Toy Poodles make for great lap dogs and companions.

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Genetic Stats

Wolfiness

0.9 % MEDIUM

Predicted Adult Weight

15 lbs

Genetic Age
39 human years

Based on the date of birth provided

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Discover dogs who share a similar breed mix to Molly. A higher score means the two dogs have more of their breed mix in common. A score of 100% means they share the exact same breed mix!

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DNA Breed Origins

Breed colors:
Maltese
Pembroke Welsh Corgi
Yorkshire Terrier
Poodle (Small)

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Molly
Family Tree From Embark PARENTS GRANDPARENTS GREAT GRANDPARENTS Maltese mix Pembroke Welsh Corgi mix Maltese Maltese / Poodle (Small) mix Pembroke Welsh Corgi Yorkshire Terrier mix Maltese Maltese Maltese Poodle (Small) mix Pembroke Welsh Corgi Pembroke Welsh Corgi Yorkshire Terrier Yorkshire Terrier mix

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

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Through Molly’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

A1b

Haplotype

A313

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A1b

Molly’s Haplogroup

This female lineage was very likely one of the original lineages in the wolves that were first domesticated into dogs in Central Asia about 15,000 years ago. Since then, the lineage has been very successful and travelled the globe! Dogs from this group are found in ancient Bronze Age fossils in the Middle East and southern Europe. By the end of the Bronze Age, it became exceedingly common in Europe. These dogs later became many of the dogs that started some of today's most popular breeds, like German Shepherds, Pugs, Whippets, English Sheepdogs and Miniature Schnauzers. During the period of European colonization, the lineage became even more widespread as European dogs followed their owners to far-flung places like South America and Oceania. It's now found in many popular breeds as well as village dogs across the world!

A313

Molly’s Haplotype

Part of the large A1b haplogroup, we see this haplotype most frequently in Keeshonds. It’s a rare find!

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A1b is the most common haplogroup found in German Shepherds.

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

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