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Khaleesi

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

“She bites”

Genetic Stats

Wolfiness: 3.7 % HIGH Help
Predicted Adult Weight: 63 lbs Help
Genetic Age: 15 human years Help

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Family tree

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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 Khaleesi.

Maternal Line

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

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

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 Khaleesi.

Maternal Line

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

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

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DNA shows us the unique path to each of today’s recognized breeds by exposing the relatedness between them.
Siberian Husky
3 related breeds
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.
Related Breeds
Alaskan Malamute
Sibling breed
Greenland Sledge Dog
Sibling breed
Samoyed
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 Khaleesi’s family.

Maternal Line

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

Let us know and we will contact Khaleesi’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 Khaleesi 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 Khaleesi’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

A2

Haplotype

A29a

A2

Khaleesi’s Haplogroup

A2 is a very ancient maternal line. Most likely it was one of the major female lines that contributed to the very first domesticated dogs in Central Asia about 15,000 years ago. Some of the line stayed in Central Asia to the present day, and frequently appear as Tibetan Mastiffs and Akitas. Those that escaped the mountains of Central Asia sought out other cold spots, and are now found among Alaskan Malamutes and Siberian Huskies. This lineage is also occasionally found in several common Western breeds, such as German Shepherds and Labrador Retrievers. Curiously, all New Guinea Singing Dogs descend from this line. These are an ancient and very interesting breed found in the mountains of Papua New Guinea. Unfortunately, they are now endangered. They are closely related to the Australian dingo, so you could say its cousins are dingos! This line is also common in village dogs in Southeast and East Asia. Unlike many other lineages, A2 did not spread across the whole world, probably because it did not have the opportunity to hitch its wagon to European colonialism - or because these dogs just prefer hanging out in mountains, tundras, islands, and other hard-to-reach places!

A29a

Khaleesi’s Haplotype

Part of the A2 haplogroup, this haplotype occurs most commonly in Siberian Huskies, Alaskan Malamutes, Labrador Retrievers, and village dogs from Alaska.

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Dingos commonly possess this haplogroup.

Family tree

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

Let us know and we will contact Khaleesi’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 Khaleesi 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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