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Naomi

Mixed Breed

“She’s super sweet!”

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Genetic Breed Result

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Mixed Breed

32.8% Pomeranian
32.5% Rat Terrier
17.5% Australian Cattle Dog
17.2% Russell-type Terrier
Pomeranian Pomeranian
The Pomeranian is a cocky, animated companion with an extroverted personality.
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Rat Terrier Rat Terrier
The Rat Terrier is an American dog breed with a background as a farm dog and hunting companion.
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Australian Cattle Dog Australian Cattle Dog
A classic cattle dog, Australian Cattle Dogs were developed from a mixture of breeds in Australia in the 19th century, and still maintain their energetic herding instincts today.
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Russell-type Terrier Russell-type Terrier
These small, energetic terriers, developed in 19th century England for hunting small game, are now some of the best agility dogs around.
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Genetic Stats


Wolfiness

0.6 % LOW Learn More

Predicted Adult Weight

23 lbs Learn More

Genetic Age

Breed Mix Matches

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A Mix Match of 100 means they are the exact same breed mix!

DNA Breed Origins

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Breed colors:
Pomeranian
Rat Terrier
Australian Cattle Dog
Russell-type Terrier

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Family Tree From Embark PARENTS GRANDPARENTS GREAT GRANDPARENTS Rat Terrier mix Pomeranian mix Rat Terrier Australian Cattle Dog / Rat Terrier mix Pomeranian Russell-type Terrier / Pomeranian mix Rat Terrier Rat Terrier Australian Cattle Dog Rat Terrier mix Pomeranian Pomeranian Russell-type Terrier Pomeranian mix

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

Through Naomi’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

A1a

Haplotype

A254

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A1a

Naomi’s Haplogroup

A1a is the most common maternal lineage among Western dogs. This lineage traveled from the site of dog domestication in Central Asia to Europe along with an early dog expansion perhaps 10,000 years ago. It hung around in European village dogs for many millennia. Then, about 300 years ago, some of the prized females in the line were chosen as the founding dogs for several dog breeds. That set in motion a huge expansion of this lineage. It's now the maternal lineage of the overwhelming majority of Mastiffs, Labrador Retrievers and Gordon Setters. About half of Boxers and less than half of Shar-Pei dogs descend from the A1a line. It is also common across the world among village dogs, a legacy of European colonialism.

A254

Naomi’s Haplotype

Part of the large A1a haplogroup, haplotype has been spotted in village dogs in Peru. As for breed dogs, it is most common in Bichon Frise, Pugs, and Miniature Schnauzers.

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Shar Pei dogs think A1a is the coolest!

This 'Paternal Haplotype' tab is for deep ancestral lineage going back thousands of years.

For recent ancestry—"What breeds did my dog inherit from her mom and dad?"—please refer to the Breed, Family Tree, or Summary tab.

The Paternal Haplotype refers to a dog’s deep ancestral lineage stretching back thousands of years, before there were any distinct breeds of dog. We determine the Paternal Haplotype 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 Naomi is a female (XX) dog, she has no Y-chromosome for us to analyze and determine a paternal haplotype.