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  • Photo of Scrappy, a Silky Terrier and Pomeranian mix in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, USA Photo of Scrappy, a Silky Terrier and Pomeranian mix in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, USA
    Scrappy’s First Christmas

“Hi, I’m Scrappy! I live on an island in Rhode Island with my pals Snoopy the beagle, Miss Maisy the cat, and Pete and Repete the bunnies! I absolutely LOVE playing fetch with my ball! I love going camping, going to the beach, hikes, squeaky toys, and driving around with my Mom. My best friends are Grandma, Gordie, and Queso! My daddy thinks I’m really spoiled and Mom thinks I’m really smart.”

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Portsmouth, Rhode Island, USA

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West Warwick, Rhode Island, USA

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Silky Terrier

The Silky Terrier is a tenacious little fellow from Australia. These dogs look like royalty, but they were bred to run around the Outback. They can make wonderful apartment companions as long as they exercised appropriately!

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Pomeranian

The Pomeranian is a cocky, animated companion with an extroverted personality.

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Yorkshire Terrier

Petite but proud, the Yorkshire terrier is a popular toy breed with a silky, low-shedding coat.

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Silky Terrier
Pomeranian
Yorkshire Terrier

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

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Through Scrappy’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.

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B1

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B1/13

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B1

Scrappy’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.

B1/13

Scrappy’s Haplotype

Part of the large B1 haplogroup, this common haplotype occurs in Shih Tzus, Tibetan Spaniels, Maltese, and village dogs throughout the world including Central and South America, South Asia, and the South Pacific.

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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 Scrappy’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.

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A1b

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Ha.4

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A1b

Scrappy’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

Scrappy’s Haplotype

Part of the A1b haplogroup, this haplotype is found in village dogs in North America and Africa. As for breeds, it occurs most frequently in Miniature Pinscher, Great Dane, and Poodle.

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Great Danes and Pomeranians have this in common!

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