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Zayla

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“Zayla is very floppy. She loves loves other dogs, toys that squeak, and hikes. She is very loyal but quite stubborn. She has two other 11 year old dogs in her life that are like her parents”

Place of Birth

Friona, Texas, USA

Current Location

Estes Park, Colorado, USA

From

Lifeline Puppy Rescue, Riverdale Road, Brighton, CO, USA

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Genetic Breed Result

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Embark Supermutt analysis

What’s in that Supermutt? There may be small amounts of DNA from these distant ancestors:

Doberman Pinscher

Doberman Pinschers are a strong and athletic breed that are built to guard and protect.

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American Pit Bull Terrier

The American Pit Bull Terrier originated in the British Isles and descends from the Mastiff-type dogs introduced to England in antiquity. The breed was brought over to the United States by English immigrants in the 1800s, and quickly became one of the most popular and widespread breeds there.

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Mastiff

Mastiffs are large but lovable dogs, known for their friendly and protective family characteristics.

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Siberian Husky

Bred initially in Northern Siberia, the Siberian Husky is a medium-sized working dog who is quick and light on their feet. Their moderately compact and well furred body, erect ears and brush tail suggest their Northern heritage. Huskies are very active and energetic and are known for being long distance sled dogs.

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American Staffordshire Terrier

American Staffordshire Terriers are powerful but playful dogs that are both loyal and affectionate with their owners.

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Weimaraner

The Weimaraner is an all-purpose gun dog. The name comes from the Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Karl August, whose court, based in the city of Weimar (now in the state of Thuringia in modern-day Germany), enjoyed hunting.

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Rottweiler

Originally used for driving cattle and protecting valuable convoys, Rottweilers are now popular family pets as well as guard, police and military dogs.

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DNA Breed Origins

Breed colors:
Doberman Pinscher
American Pit Bull Terrier
Mastiff
Siberian Husky
American Staffordshire Terrier
Weimaraner
Rottweiler
Supermutt

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Zayla
Family Tree From Embark PARENTS GRANDPARENTS GREAT GRANDPARENTS Mixed Doberman Pinscher mix American Pit Bull Terrier / Siberian Husky mix American Staffordshire Terrier / Weimaraner mix Doberman Pinscher Mastiff mix American Pit Bull Terrier Siberian Husky mix American Staffordshire Terrier mix Weimaraner mix Doberman Pinscher Doberman Pinscher Mastiff Mixed

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

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Health Summary

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Zayla is at increased risk for one genetic health condition.

Primary Lens Luxation

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Zayla inherited one copy of the variant we tested

What does this result mean?

Our research indicates that this genetic variant is likely to increase the risk that Zayla will develop this disease.

Scientific Basis

Research studies for this variant have been based on dogs of other breeds. While dogs with similar breeds to Zayla have not yet been the focus of research studies, our data indicates that Zayla is likely to be at increased risk.

What is Primary Lens Luxation?

PLL occurs when the lens spontaneously detaches from its normal residence within the pupil, leading to reduced visual acuity. Anterior lens luxation is when the lens falls forward and posterior lens luxation is when the lens falls backwards in the eye.

Breed-Relevant Genetic Conditions

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Von Willebrand Disease Type I, Type I vWD

Identified in Doberman Pinschers

Progressive Retinal Atrophy, crd1

Identified in American Pit Bull Terriers and American Staffordshire Terriers

X-Linked Progressive Retinal Atrophy 1, XL-PRA1

Identified in Siberian Huskies

Autosomal Dominant Progressive Retinal Atrophy

Identified in Mastiffs

Canine Multifocal Retinopathy, cmr1

Identified in Mastiffs

Urate Kidney & Bladder Stones

Identified in American Pit Bull Terriers, American Staffordshire Terriers, and more

Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis, Cerebellar Ataxia, NCL4A

Identified in American Pit Bull Terriers and American Staffordshire Terriers

GM1 Gangliosidosis

Identified in Siberian Huskies

Deafness and Vestibular Syndrome of Dobermans, DVDob, DINGS

Identified in Doberman Pinschers

Hypomyelination and Tremors

Identified in Weimaraners

Neuroaxonal Dystrophy, NAD

Identified in Rottweilers

L-2-Hydroxyglutaricaciduria, L2HGA

Identified in American Pit Bull Terriers and American Staffordshire Terriers

Narcolepsy

Identified in Doberman Pinschers

Juvenile Laryngeal Paralysis and Polyneuropathy

Identified in Rottweilers

Dilated Cardiomyopathy, DCM1

Identified in Doberman Pinschers

Dilated Cardiomyopathy, DCM2

Identified in Doberman Pinschers

Hereditary Footpad Hyperkeratosis

Identified in Rottweilers

Ehlers Danlos

Identified in Doberman Pinschers

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Through Zayla’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

A1b

Haplotype

A408

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A1b

Zayla’s Haplogroup

This female lineage was very likely one of the original lineages in the wolves that were first domesticated into dogs in Central Asia about 15,000 years ago. Since then, the lineage has been very successful and travelled the globe! Dogs from this group are found in ancient Bronze Age fossils in the Middle East and southern Europe. By the end of the Bronze Age, it became exceedingly common in Europe. These dogs later became many of the dogs that started some of today's most popular breeds, like German Shepherds, Pugs, Whippets, English Sheepdogs and Miniature Schnauzers. During the period of European colonization, the lineage became even more widespread as European dogs followed their owners to far-flung places like South America and Oceania. It's now found in many popular breeds as well as village dogs across the world!

A408

Zayla’s Haplotype

Part of the A1b haplogroup, the A408 haplotype occurs most commonly in Doberman Pinschers. It's a rare find!

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A1b is the most common haplogroup found in German Shepherds.

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

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