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“Sumo is small active, vocal and independent girl. She is unlike any akita our family has every owned in the past.”

Place of Birth

Iroquois Falls, ON, Canada

Current Location

Englehart, Ontario, Canada

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Iroquois Falls, ON, Canada

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Registration

Microchip: 956000012228557

Genetic Breed Result

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Akita

The Akita is a large breed of dog originating from the mountainous northern regions of Japan.

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Samoyed

A working breed, the Samoyed can be strong-willed at times, but above all they remain friendly, gentle, and devoted family dogs. The Samoyed was originally bred to hunt, haul sledges, and herd reindeer. Among the breed’s duties: pack hiking, tracking, and warming their owners by sleeping on top of them at night.

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DNA Breed Origins

Breed colors:
Akita
Samoyed

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Sumo
Family Tree From Embark PARENTS GRANDPARENTS GREAT GRANDPARENTS Akita mix Akita Akita Akita / Samoyed mix Akita Akita Akita Akita Akita Samoyed mix Akita Akita Akita Akita

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

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Coat Color

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Body Size

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Through Sumo’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

E

Haplotype

E7

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E

Sumo’s Haplogroup

Haplogroup E is a very rare maternal line, present primarily in Northern breed dogs and dogs with some level of recent gray wolf ancestry.

E7

Sumo’s Haplotype

The E haplogroup in general is not common, and this rare haplotype occurs most commonly in Akitas and Sapsali. It’s a rare find!

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An example of an Akita.

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

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