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Momo-Chan

Mixed Breed

“Momo-Chan was found abandoned in an airport parking lot, but has quickly adapted to our family. She’s got a huge personality inside her little body. She’s sweet, friendly, hyper, curious, and extremely loving. She gets along with dogs big and small, cats, kids, and people. She’s got crazy amounts of energy that’s been keeping her mama and papa in shape from walking and exercising her so much.”

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@letsgo.momo

Current Location
Los Angeles, California, USA
From
Los Angeles, California, USA

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Genetic Breed Result

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Mixed Breed

34.1% Siberian Husky
31.4% Akita
12.6% Rottweiler
8.0% German Shepherd Dog
7.4% Golden Retriever
6.5% Alaskan Malamute
Siberian Husky Siberian Husky
Bred initially in Northern Siberia, the Siberian Husky is a medium-sized working dog who is quick and light on their feet. Their moderately compact and well furred body, erect ears and brush tail suggest their Northern heritage. Huskies are very active and energetic and are known for being long distance sled dogs.
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Akita Akita
The Akita is a large breed of dog originating from the mountainous northern regions of Japan.
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Rottweiler Rottweiler
Originally used for driving cattle and protecting valuable convoys, Rottweilers are now popular family pets as well as guard, police and military dogs.
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German Shepherd Dog German Shepherd Dog
German Shepherds are confident, courageous dogs with a keen sense of smell and notable intelligence. These are active working dogs who excel at many canine sports and tasks -- they are true utility dogs! Their versatility combined with their loyal companionship has them consistently listed as one of the most popular breeds in the United States.
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Golden Retriever Golden Retriever
Developed as an ideal hunting retriever, the Golden Retriever's eagerness to please and friendliness has made them an extremely popular family pet.
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Alaskan Malamute Alaskan Malamute
The Alaskan Malamute is a large, fluffy spitz breed recognized as being one of the most ancient breeds of dogs. The forebears to the modern Malamute crossed the Bering Strait with their owners over 4,000 years ago. Their size, thick coat, and work drive make them ideal dogs for pulling sleds, but they also make amicable companions.
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Genetic Stats


Wolfiness

2.5 % HIGH Learn More

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

Breed Mix Matches

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DNA Breed Origins

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Breed colors:
Siberian Husky
Akita
Rottweiler
German Shepherd Dog
Golden Retriever
Alaskan Malamute

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Family Tree From Embark PARENTS GRANDPARENTS GREAT GRANDPARENTS Akita mix Mixed Akita Siberian Husky / Alaskan Malamute mix Siberian Husky / German Shepherd Dog mix Rottweiler / Golden Retriever mix Akita Akita Siberian Husky Alaskan Malamute mix Siberian Husky German Shepherd Dog mix Rottweiler Golden Retriever mix

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

Through Momo-Chan’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

A1d

Haplotype

A41

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A1d

Momo-Chan’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.

A41

Momo-Chan’s Haplotype

Part of the large A1d haplogroup, we have not spotted this haplotype in village dogs yet. We do see it in 3 breeds: Alaskan Malamutes, Bichon Frises, and Posavac Hounds.

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The vast majority of Rottweilers have the A1d haplogroup.

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