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Waffle

Pembroke Welsh Corgi

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“Waffle is a rescue from Korea! Her previous owner was abusive/alcoholic and would leave her out on the balcony whenever he'd go out. He eventually got sent to jail (for something unrelated) and she ended up in a high-kill shelter. Thankfully an LA/Korea based rescue organization saved her and brought her to us. Now she's living her best fluffy life, frolicking through sandy beaches and stealing other dog's balls everywhere she goes! She has pretty severe allergies but is otherwise very healthy.”

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Place of Birth

Current Location

Marina Del Rey, California, USA

From

Changwon, Dongjeong-dong, South Korea

This dog has been viewed and been given 3 wags

Registration

N/A :
Microchip: 410100004047749

Genetic Breed Result

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Pembroke Welsh Corgi

The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is a small, energetic, herding dog that is good with families.

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Genetic Stats

Wolfiness

0.9 % MEDIUM

Predicted Adult Weight

22 lbs

Genetic Age
36 human years

Based on the date of birth provided

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

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Through Waffle’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

A1a

Haplotype

A263

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A1a

Waffle’s Haplogroup

A1a is the most common maternal lineage among Western dogs. This lineage traveled from the site of dog domestication in Central Asia to Europe along with an early dog expansion perhaps 10,000 years ago. It hung around in European village dogs for many millennia. Then, about 300 years ago, some of the prized females in the line were chosen as the founding dogs for several dog breeds. That set in motion a huge expansion of this lineage. It's now the maternal lineage of the overwhelming majority of Mastiffs, Labrador Retrievers and Gordon Setters. About half of Boxers and less than half of Shar-Pei dogs descend from the A1a line. It is also common across the world among village dogs, a legacy of European colonialism.

A263

Waffle’s Haplotype

Part of the large A1a haplogroup, we see this haplotype most frequently in Cardigan Welsh Corgis and Pembroke Welsh Corgis.

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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.

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

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