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  • Photo of Ruger, a Bluetick Coonhound and Siberian Husky mix in Montgomery, Alabama, USA Photo of Ruger, a Bluetick Coonhound and Siberian Husky mix in Montgomery, Alabama, USA

“Ruger was adopted from Prattville Humane Shelter in Prattville, AL in 2018! People are quick to point out his unusually long legs, earning him one of his many nicknames, “giraffe-legs” (others include Boogie, Beakboy, and Roger, all of which he responds to!). His “bark” is more of a howl, which he frequently uses to talk back to his parents. Ruger’s favorite activities include chasing squirrels in the backyard and being overprotective of his little cat brother (and occasionally bullying him).”

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Montgomery, Alabama, USA

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Prattville/Autauga Humane Society, Reuben Road, Prattville, AL, USA

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Bluetick Coonhound

Bluetick Coonhounds are an American breed of hound that originated in the Southern United States, which is a pretty common story for American breeds, particularly hounds. While they can make good house dogs, Bluetick Coonhounds are still mostly hunting dogs.

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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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Genetic Stats

Wolfiness

6.1 % HIGH

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DNA Breed Origins

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Bluetick Coonhound
Siberian Husky

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

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Through Ruger’s mitochondrial DNA we can trace his mother’s ancestry back to where dogs and people first became friends. This map helps you visualize the routes that his ancestors took to your home. Their story is described below the map.

Haplogroup

B1

Haplotype

B85

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B1

Ruger’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.

B85

Ruger’s Haplotype

Part of the B1 haplogroup, the B85 haplotype occurs most commonly in Sarplaninacs, Cardigan Welsh Corgis and Pembroke Welsh Corgis. We've also spotted it in Southeast Asian Village Dogs, East Asian Village Dogs and European Village Dogs.

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

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Through Ruger’s Y-chromosome we can trace his father’s ancestry back to where dogs and people first became friends. This map helps you visualize the routes that his ancestors took to your home. Their story is described below the map.

Haplogroup

A1b

Haplotype

Ha.4/11

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A1b

Ruger’s Haplogroup

For most of dog history, this haplogroup was probably quite rare. However, a couple hundred years ago it seems to have found its way into a prized male guard dog in Europe who had many offspring, including the ancestors of many European guard breeds such as Doberman Pinchers, St. Bernards, and Great Danes. Despite being rare, many of the most imposing dogs on Earth have it; strangely, so do many Pomeranians! Perhaps this explains why some Poms are so tough, acting like they're ten times their actual size! This lineage is most commonly found in working dogs, in particular guard dogs. With origins in Europe, it spread widely across other regions as Europeans took their dogs across the world.

Ha.4/11

Ruger’s Haplotype

Part of the A1b haplogroup, this haplotype occurs most frequently in mixed breed dogs.

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Great Danes and Pomeranians have this in common!

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