Purple Rain

Mixed Breed

“Rescued in Hawaii sent to Seattle with her sister/best friend Blue Monday you can see more of the girls on IG @indoggogirls”

Place of Birth
Kauai, Hawaii, USA
Current Location
Seattle, Washington, USA
From
Kauai, Hawaii, USA

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Genetic Breed Result

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Mixed Breed

49.4% American Pit Bull Terrier
11.1% Pharaoh Hound
8.1% Rottweiler
7.8% Greyhound
6.5% Whippet
4.6% Doberman Pinscher
4.4% German Shepherd Dog
8.1% Supermutt

Embark Supermutt analysis

What’s in that Supermutt? There may be small amounts of DNA from these distant ancestors:

American Pit Bull Terrier American Pit Bull Terrier
The American Pit Bull Terrier originated in the British Isles and descends from the Mastiff-type dogs introduced to England in antiquity. The breed was brought over to the United States by English immigrants in the 1800s, and quickly became one of the most popular and widespread breeds there.
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Pharaoh Hound Pharaoh Hound
The Pharaoh Hound is an ancient dog breed who has changed little since their development more than 5,000 years ago. They were the dog of kings and may have hunted gazelles with pharaohs, hence their name. This loyal hunting companion later made their way to Malta, where they are now the national dog.
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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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Greyhound Greyhound
The Greyhound is a breed unmatched in speed. This ancient dog has been used for hunting and racing, but they make wonderful companions. Surprisingly, this breed is often described as a couch potato!
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Whippet Whippet
The Whippet is a sighthound breed who can be counted on to speedily go after rabbits and other small game. While adept hunters today, Whippets also compete in agility, flyball, lure coursing, rally, and obedience. They are loving dogs, and their unique nature, friendly personality, and stylish looks make them a favorite as a family companion, as well as in the show ring.
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Doberman Pinscher Doberman Pinscher
Doberman Pinschers are a strong and athletic breed that are built to guard and protect.
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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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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:
American Pit Bull Terrier
Pharaoh Hound
Rottweiler
Greyhound
Whippet
Doberman Pinscher
German Shepherd Dog
Supermutt

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Family Tree From Embark PARENTS GRANDPARENTS GREAT GRANDPARENTS Mixed American Pit Bull Terrier mix American Pit Bull Terrier / Greyhound mix Whippet / Doberman Pinscher mix American Pit Bull Terrier Pharaoh Hound / Rottweiler mix American Pit Bull Terrier Greyhound mix Whippet mix Doberman Pinscher mix American Pit Bull Terrier American Pit Bull Terrier Pharaoh Hound Rottweiler mix

Breed Reveal Video

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

Through Purple Rain’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

B1

Haplotype

B83

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B1

Purple Rain’s Haplogroup

B1 is the second most common maternal lineage in breeds of European or American origin. It is the female line of the majority of Golden Retrievers, Basset Hounds, and Shih Tzus, and about half of Beagles, Pekingese and Toy Poodles. This lineage is also somewhat common among village dogs that carry distinct ancestry from these breeds. We know this is a result of B1 dogs being common amongst the European dogs that their conquering owners brought around the world, because nowhere on earth is it a very common lineage in village dogs. It even enables us to trace the path of (human) colonization: Because most Bichons are B1 and Bichons are popular in Spanish culture, B1 is now fairly common among village dogs in Latin America.

B83

Purple Rain’s Haplotype

Part of the B1 haplogroup, this haplotype occurs most frequently in English Cocker Spaniels.

Some other Embark dogs with this haplotype:

The B1 haplogroup can be found in village dogs like the Peruvian Village Dog, pictured above.

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