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Poodle (Small)

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  • Photo of Silas, a Poodle (Small)  in Mayfield, New York, USA Photo of Silas, a Poodle (Small)  in Mayfield, New York, USA
    Loves to be warm

“Hes a cuddler and loves to play short range fetch, rarely seen without a sweater as he is always cold! Hates to get his feet wet and will go out of his way to avoid puddles of any size. Extremely trusting\loving and enjoys barking at squirrels. Favorite passtime is sleeping on my lap or rolling/rubbing his back on any piece of carpet he can find. He does this 2 or 3 times a day definitely his favorite activity.”

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Mayfield, New York, USA

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Sharon Springs, NY, USA

This dog has been viewed and been given 6 wags

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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

0 % LOW

Predicted Adult Weight

13 lbs

Genetic Age
70 human years

Based on the date of birth provided

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Through Silas’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

A1d

Haplotype

A341

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A1d

Silas’s Haplogroup

This female lineage can be traced back about 15,000 years to some of the original Central Asian wolves that were domesticated into modern dogs. The early females that represent this lineage were likely taken into Eurasia, where they spread rapidly. As a result, many modern breed and village dogs from the Americas, Africa, through Asia and down into Oceania belong to this group! This widespread lineage is not limited to a select few breeds, but the majority of Rottweilers, Afghan Hounds and Wirehaired Pointing Griffons belong to it. It is also the most common female lineage among Papillons, Samoyeds and Jack Russell Terriers. Considering its occurrence in breeds as diverse as Afghan Hounds and Samoyeds, some of this is likely ancient variation. But because of its presence in many modern European breeds, much of its diversity likely can be attributed to much more recent breeding.

A341

Silas’s Haplotype

Part of the large A1d haplogroup, this haplotype has been detected in Miniature Poodles and village dogs from the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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The vast majority of Rottweilers have the A1d haplogroup.

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Through Silas’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.7

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A1b

Silas’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.7

Silas’s Haplotype

Part of the A1b haplogroup, this haplotype is found in village dogs from Lebanon and Indonesia. Among breeds, it is also found in Miniature Schnauzer and Toy Poodle.

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Great Danes and Pomeranians have this in common!

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