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Gemma’s Public Results

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

“We adopted Gemma from a shelter when she was approximately 13 years old. She is funny, vocal and likes to lick toes. She's very good at the sport of nose work, despite having started it at an advanced age. Her vision is mostly gone now, but when she had it, she loved to chase birds.”

Breed mix

50.9% Chihuahua
21.2% Pomeranian
13.9% Poodle (small)
7.0% Cocker Spaniel
7.0% Supermutt Help

Embark Supermutt analysis

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

Genetic Stats

Wolfiness: 1.1 % MEDIUM Help
Predicted Adult Weight: 11 lbs Help
Genetic Age: 102 human years Help

Breed Mix By Chromosome

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

Embark family

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Family tree

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

Maternal Line

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

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Large screen pedigre From Embark PARENTS GRANDPARENTS GREAT GRANDPARENTS Mixed Mixed Chihuahua Mixed Chihuahua Mixed Chihuahua Chihuahua Pomeranian Pomeranian mix Chihuahua Chihuahua Cocker Spaniel mix Poodle (small)
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Mixed
Mixed
Chihuahua
Mixed
Pomeranian
Pomeranian mix
Mixed
Mixed
Chihuahua
Mixed
Cocker Spaniel mix
Poodle (small)
Parents
Grandparents
Great Grandparents

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 Gemma.

Maternal Line

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

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

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Now that you have explored what’s behind Gemma 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.
Chihuahua
3 related breeds
Chihuahua
Chihuahuas have a huge personality that defies their tiny frame, known to be highly active and intelligent canines.
Related Breeds
Mexican Village Dog
Cousin breed
Pekingese
Cousin breed
Chinese Crested
Cousin breed
Pomeranian
1 related breed
Pomeranian
The Pomeranian is a cocky, animated companion with an extroverted personality.
Related Breeds
American Eskimo Dog
Cousin breed
Cocker Spaniel
4 related breeds
Cocker Spaniel
Cocker Spaniels are handsome and intelligent hunting dogs that are also well suited to life as a loving family pet.
Related Breeds
English Cocker Spaniel
Sibling breed
Spaniels (Sussex)
Cousin breed
English Springer Spaniel
Cousin breed
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
Cousin breed

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 Gemma’s family.

Maternal Line

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

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

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What’s your dog’s story?

Now that you have explored what’s behind Gemma 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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Through Gemma’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

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A1a

Gemma’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.

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Gemma’s Haplotype

Part of the large A1a haplogroup, this common haplotype is found in village dogs across the globe. Among breed dogs, we find it most frequently in Labrador Retrievers, Newfoundlands, German Shepherd Dogs, and Golden Retrievers.

Shar Pei dogs think A1a is the coolest!

Family tree

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

Let us know and we will contact Gemma’s owner and make sure she is reunited with her 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 Gemma 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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