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Nellie Noodle

American Foxhound

“Nellie is a loving, gentle soul who is a friend to everyone she meets. She communicates through her sweet Nellie noises. Miss Noodle loves rolling around in the grass on her back and enjoys a good swim. 🍜”

Place of Birth
West Virginia, USA
Current Location
Hudson, Massachusetts, USA
From
Greyhound Friends Inc., Saddle Hill Road, Hopkinton, MA, USA

This dog has been viewed 132 times and been given 5 wags

Genetic Breed Result

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American Foxhound

100.0% American Foxhound
American Foxhound American Foxhound
American Foxhounds, the American cousin of the English Foxhounds, are a lucky breed because their history and ancestry are well documented. They came over to the New World in 1650 with a man named Robert Brooke, who sailed from England to Crown Colony in North America (now modern day Maryland and Virginia). This pack of hunting dogs, beloved by the Brooke Family for hundreds of years, evolved to become the American Foxhound. The Brooke hounds were likely mixed with French hounds that were also brought to the Americas, and it was this mix of European breeds that eventually gave us our beloved American Foxhound.
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Genetic Stats


Wolfiness

2.1 % HIGH Learn More

Changes to this dog’s profile
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  • On 3/9/2020 changed handle from "missnoodle" to "nellienoodle"
  • On 3/9/2020 changed handle from "nellie147" to "missnoodle"
  • On 3/8/2020 changed name from "Nellie" to "Nellie Noodle"

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Breed Reveal Video

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

Through Nellie Noodle’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

A424

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A1d

Nellie Noodle’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.

A424

Nellie Noodle’s Haplotype

Part of the A1d haplogroup, this haplotype occurs most frequently in American Pit Bull Terriers, Barbets, and Staffordshire Terriers.

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