Sherry

Sherry

Poodle (Small)

“Sherry is a fun-loving girl with a great big heart. A small dog with an over-sized personality. She has many talents, can stand, dance, twirl, roll over, and sometimes chooses to lift both hind legs to pee (yoga style). She enjoys climbing up on piles of laundry, a perfect place for a nap. Her favorite foods include broccoli, corn, sweet potato & carrots. She loves playing in water, at the beach, or in a bath tub. Sherry is super smart and understands many words. She is also super cuddly.”

Current Location
New York, New York, USA
From
ASPCA Adoption Center, East 92nd Street, New York, NY, USA

This dog has been viewed 530 times and been given 43 wags

Genetic Breed Result

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Poodle (Small)

100.0% Poodle (Small)
Poodle (Small) Poodle (Small)
A highly intelligent and playful dog, Miniature and Toy Poodles make for great lap dogs and companions.
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Genetic Stats


Wolfiness

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Breed Reveal Video

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

Through Sherry’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

B81

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B1

Sherry’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.

B81

Sherry’s Haplotype

Part of the large B1 haplogroup, this haplotype occurs most frequently in Shih Tzus, Chihuahuas, and Poodles.

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