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Charlie’s Public Results

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See what’s hidden in the pages of Charlie’s DNA story. You can see his breed makeup, family tree, learn about the breeds that make Charlie who he is and even go back in time to see where his ancestors came from.

Genetic Stats

Wolfiness: 0.3 % LOW Help
Predicted Adult Weight: 8 lbs Help
Genetic Age: 50 human years Help

Breed Mix By Chromosome

Our advanced test identifies from where Charlie inherited every part of the chromosome pairs in his genome.

Embark family

Explore other Embark dogs that have one or more breed percentages that are similar to Charlie

Family tree

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Explore an interactive family tree and get a picture of Charlie’s family.

Breed Families

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Dog breeds have been created over time for work and companionship. Find out about the dog breeds related to the breeds found in Charlie.

Maternal Line

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Through the DNA inherited from Charlie’s mother we can trace his ancestry back to where dogs and people first became friends. Find out how far Charlie’s family has traveled.

Paternal Line

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The Y-Chromosome is only passed down from father to son. Charlie’s DNA includes a story of where his father’s ancestors came from. We’ll show you more about how we categorize his ancestors all based of the science of genetics.

Let us know and we will contact Charlie’s owner and make sure he is reunited with his family soon! Thank you for helping out our furry friends.

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Breed Families

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Dog breeds have been created over time for work and companionship. Find out about the dog breeds related to the breeds found in Charlie.

Maternal Line

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Through the DNA inherited from Charlie’s mother we can trace his ancestry back to where dogs and people first became friends. Find out how far Charlie’s family has traveled.

Paternal Line

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The Y-Chromosome is only passed down from father to son. Charlie’s DNA includes a story of where his father’s ancestors came from. We’ll show you more about how we categorize his ancestors all based of the science of genetics.

Let us know and we will contact Charlie’s owner and make sure he is reunited with his family soon! Thank you for helping out our furry friends.

Contact us

What’s your dog’s story?

Now that you have explored what’s behind Charlie find out what your dog’s DNA has to tell you. Embark tells you more about your dog than you ever thought possible. Are you ready? Let’s go!

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DNA shows us the unique path to each of today’s recognized breeds by exposing the relatedness between them.

Some images and text courtesy of the AKC, used with permission.

Family tree

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Explore an interactive family tree and get a picture of Charlie’s family.

Maternal Line

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Through the DNA inherited from Charlie’s mother we can trace his ancestry back to where dogs and people first became friends. Find out how far Charlie’s family has traveled.

Paternal Line

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The Y-Chromosome is only passed down from father to son. Charlie’s DNA includes a story of where his father’s ancestors came from. We’ll show you more about how we categorize his ancestors all based of the science of genetics.

Let us know and we will contact Charlie’s owner and make sure he is reunited with his family soon! Thank you for helping out our furry friends.

Contact us

What’s your dog’s story?

Now that you have explored what’s behind Charlie find out what your dog’s DNA has to tell you. Embark tells you more about your dog than you ever thought possible. Are you ready? Let’s go!

Learn more Order kit

Through Charlie’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

A1b

Haplotype

A288

A1b

Charlie’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!

A288

Charlie’s Haplotype

Part of the large A1b haplogroup, this haplotype has only been spotted among in village dogs in Puerto Rico so far. As for breeds, we see it most commonly among Border Terriers and Toy Poodles.

A1b is the most common haplogroup found in German Shepherds.

Family tree

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Explore an interactive family tree and get a picture of Charlie’s family.

Breed Families

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Dog breeds have been created over time for work and companionship. Find out about the dog breeds related to the breeds found in Charlie.

Paternal Line

>
The Y-Chromosome is only passed down from father to son. Charlie’s DNA includes a story of where his father’s ancestors came from. We’ll show you more about how we categorize his ancestors all based of the science of genetics.

Let us know and we will contact Charlie’s owner and make sure he is reunited with his family soon! Thank you for helping out our furry friends.

Contact us

What’s your dog’s story?

Now that you have explored what’s behind Charlie find out what your dog’s DNA has to tell you. Embark tells you more about your dog than you ever thought possible. Are you ready? Let’s go!

Learn more Order kit

Through Charlie’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

A1b

Charlie’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

Charlie’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.

Great Danes and Pomeranians have this in common!

Family tree

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Explore an interactive family tree and get a picture of Charlie’s family.

Breed Families

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Dog breeds have been created over time for work and companionship. Find out about the dog breeds related to the breeds found in Charlie.

Maternal Line

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Through the DNA inherited from Charlie’s mother we can trace his ancestry back to where dogs and people first became friends. Find out how far Charlie’s family has traveled.

Let us know and we will contact Charlie’s owner and make sure he is reunited with his family soon! Thank you for helping out our furry friends.

Contact us

What’s your dog’s story?

Now that you have explored what’s behind Charlie find out what your dog’s DNA has to tell you. Embark tells you more about your dog than you ever thought possible. Are you ready? Let’s go!

Learn more Order kit