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“Replay”
Monsoon's It's Just a Spark DJ CGC UADMJ FD FDX TF

Mixed Breed

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Current Location
Arizona, USA

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Genetic Breed Result

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Mixed Breed

68.9% Border Collie
17.0% Australian Shepherd
14.1% Australian Cattle Dog
Border Collie Border Collie
Border Collies are highly energetic and work oriented herding dogs, whose stamina is matched by their intelligence and alertness. If you want the smartest dog out there, then you have come to the right place!
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Australian Shepherd Australian Shepherd
Australian Shepherds are an energetic mid-sized breed that make the perfect 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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Genetic Stats


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

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:
Border Collie
Australian Shepherd
Australian Cattle Dog
Changes to this dog’s profile
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  • On 12/2/2019 changed name from "Replay" to "Monsoon's It's Just a Spark"

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Family Tree From Embark PARENTS GRANDPARENTS GREAT GRANDPARENTS Border Collie mix Border Collie mix Border Collie Australian Shepherd / Australian Cattle Dog mix Border Collie Border Collie / Australian Cattle Dog mix Border Collie Border Collie Australian Shepherd Australian Cattle Dog mix Border Collie Border Collie Border Collie Australian Cattle Dog mix

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

Health Summary

Replay inherited one variant that you should learn more about.

And one variant that you should tell your vet about.

Degenerative Myelopathy, DM

Replay inherited one copy of the variant we tested

What does this result mean?

This result should not impact Replay’s health but it could have consequences for siblings or other related dogs if they inherited two copies of the variant. We recommend discussing this result with their owners or breeders if you are in contact.

Impact on Breeding

This result should be taken into account as part of your breeding program. Replay will pass this variant to ~50% of her offspring.

What is Degenerative Myelopathy, DM?

The dog equivalent of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, DM is a progressive degenerative disorder of the spinal cord. Because the nerves that control the hind limbs are the first to degenerate, the most common clinical signs are back muscle wasting and gait abnormalities.


ALT Activity

Replay inherited one copy of the variant we tested

Why is this important to your vet?

Replay has one copy of a variant associated with reduced ALT activity as measured on veterinary blood chemistry panels. Please inform your veterinarian that Replay has this genotype, as ALT is often used as an indicator of liver health and Replay is likely to have a lower than average resting ALT activity. As such, an increase in Replay’s ALT activity could be evidence of liver damage, even if it is within normal limits by standard ALT reference ranges.

What is ALT Activity?

Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) is a clinical tool that can be used by veterinarians to better monitor liver health. This result is not associated with liver disease. ALT is one of several values veterinarians measure on routine blood work to evaluate the liver. It is a naturally occurring enzyme located in liver cells that helps break down protein. When the liver is damaged or inflamed, ALT is released into the bloodstream.

Breed-Relevant Genetic Conditions

Multiple Drug Sensitivity (MDR1)

Identified in Australian Cattle Dogs, Australian Shepherds, and more

Trapped Neutrophil Syndrome (VPS13B)

Identified in Border Collies

Progressive Retinal Atrophy, prcd (PRCD Exon 1)

Identified in Australian Cattle Dogs and Australian Shepherds

Collie Eye Anomaly (NHEJ1)

Identified in Australian Cattle Dogs, Australian Shepherds, and more

Canine Multifocal Retinopathy (BEST1 Exon 2)

Identified in Australian Shepherds

Hereditary Cataracts (HSF4 Exon 9 Shepherd Variant)

Identified in Australian Shepherds

Primary Lens Luxation (ADAMTS17)

Identified in Australian Cattle Dogs and Border Collies

Cystinuria Type II-A (SLC3A1)

Identified in Australian Cattle Dogs

Urate Kidney & Bladder Stones (SLC2A9)

Identified in Australian Shepherds

Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis 1, NCL 5 (CLN5 Border Collie Variant)

Identified in Australian Cattle Dogs and Border Collies

Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis 6, NCL 6 (CLN6 Exon 7)

Identified in Australian Shepherds

Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis (CLN8 Australian Shepherd Variant)

Identified in Australian Cattle Dogs and Australian Shepherds

Late-Onset Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis (ATP13A2, Australian Cattle Dog Variant)

Identified in Australian Cattle Dogs

Myotonia Congenita (CLCN1 Exon 23)

Identified in Australian Cattle Dogs and Border Collies

Cobalamin Malabsorption (CUBN Exon 53)

Identified in Border Collies

Craniomandibular Osteopathy, CMO (SLC37A2)

Identified in Australian Shepherds

Additional Genetic Conditions

Explore the genetics behind your dog’s appearance and size.
Coat Color

Coat Color

E Locus (MC1R)
No dark mask or grizzle (EE)
K Locus (CBD103)
More likely to have a patterned haircoat (kyky)
A Locus (ASIP)
Agouti (Wolf Sable) coat color pattern (awat)
D Locus (MLPH)
Dark areas of hair and skin are not lightened (DD)
B Locus (TYRP1)
Black or gray hair and skin (BB)
Saddle Tan (RALY)
Not expressed (NI)
M Locus (PMEL)
No merle alleles (mm)
Other Coat Traits

Other Coat Traits

Furnishings (RSPO2) LINKAGE
Likely unfurnished (no mustache, beard, and/or eyebrows) (II)
Coat Length (FGF5)
Likely short or mid-length coat (GG)
Shedding (MC5R)
Likely heavy/seasonal shedding (CC)
Coat Texture (KRT71)
Likely straight coat (CC)
Hairlessness (FOXI3) LINKAGE
Very unlikely to be hairless (NN)
Hairlessness (SGK3)
Very unlikely to be hairless (NN)
Oculocutaneous Albinism Type 2 (SLC45A2) LINKAGE
Likely not albino (NN)
Other Body Features

Other Body Features

Muzzle Length (BMP3)
Likely medium or long muzzle (CC)
Tail Length (T)
Likely normal-length tail (CC)
Hind Dewclaws (LMBR1)
Unlikely to have hind dew claws (CC)
Blue Eye Color (ALX4) LINKAGE
Less likely to have blue eyes (NN)
Back Muscling & Bulk, Large Breed (ACSL4)
Likely normal muscling (CC)
Body Size

Body Size

Body Size (IGF1)
Intermediate (NI)
Body Size (IGFR1)
Larger (GG)
Body Size (STC2)
Larger (TT)
Body Size (GHR - E191K)
Smaller (AA)
Body Size (GHR - P177L)
Larger (CC)
Performance

Performance

Altitude Adaptation (EPAS1)
Normal altitude tolerance (GG)
Appetite (POMC) LINKAGE
Normal food motivation (NN)

Through Replay’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

A1e

Haplotype

A427

Map

A1e

Monsoon's It's Just a Spark’s Haplogroup

This female lineage likely stems from some of the original Central Asian wolves that were domesticated into modern dogs starting about 15,000 years ago. It seemed to be a fairly rare dog line for most of dog history until the past 300 years, when the lineage seemed to “explode” out and spread quickly. What really separates this group from the pack is its presence in Alaskan village dogs and Samoyeds. It is possible that this was an indigenous lineage brought to the Americas from Siberia when people were first starting to make that trip themselves! We see this lineage pop up in overwhelming numbers of Irish Wolfhounds, and it also occurs frequently in popular large breeds like Bernese Mountain Dogs, Saint Bernards and Great Danes. Shetland Sheepdogs are also common members of this maternal line, and we see it a lot in Boxers, too. Though it may be all mixed up with European dogs thanks to recent breeding events, its origins in the Americas makes it a very exciting lineage for sure!

A427

Monsoon's It's Just a Spark’s Haplotype

Part of the A1e haplogroup, this haplotype occurs most frequently in Australian Cattle Dogs.

Some other Embark dogs with this haplotype:

Irish Wolfhounds are a consistent carrier of A1e.

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