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Mason’s Public Results

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

“Mason is a Rescue puppy. Mainly a Boxer and a Clown”

Genetic Stats

Wolfiness: 0.8 % MEDIUM Help
Predicted Adult Weight: 78 lbs Help
Genetic Age: 15 human years Help

Breed Mix By Chromosome

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

Embark family

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Family tree

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

Maternal Line

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

Paternal Line

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The Y-Chromosome is only passed down from father to son. Mason’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.

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Large screen pedigre From Embark PARENTS GRANDPARENTS GREAT GRANDPARENTS Boxer Mixed Boxer Boxer Cocker Spaniel Mixed Boxer Boxer Boxer Boxer Cocker Spaniel Cocker Spaniel American Bulldog Mixed
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Boxer
Mixed
Cocker Spaniel
Mixed
Cocker Spaniel
Cocker Spaniel
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 Mason.

Maternal Line

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

Paternal Line

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The Y-Chromosome is only passed down from father to son. Mason’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 Mason’s owner and make sure he is reunited with his 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.
Boxer
2 related breeds
Boxer
Developed in Germany, the Boxer is a popular family dognull-patient, loyal and smartnull-requiring lots of exercise and proper training.
Related Breeds
English Bulldog
Sibling breed
French Bulldog
Sibling 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
American Bulldog
4 related breeds
American Bulldog
American bulldogs are enjoying a healthy increase in popularity, either as a working/protector dog or as a family pet. All over the world, they are used variously as "hog dogs" (catching escaped pigs or hunting razorbacks), as cattle drovers and as working or sport K-9s. American Bulldogs also successfully compete in several dog sports such as dog obedience, Iron Dog competition and weight pulling.
Related Breeds
English Bulldog
Sibling breed
French Bulldog
Sibling breed
Boxer
Cousin breed
Bull Terrier
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 Mason’s family.

Maternal Line

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

Paternal Line

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The Y-Chromosome is only passed down from father to son. Mason’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 Mason’s owner and make sure he is reunited with his family soon! Thank you for helping out our furry friends.

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Now that you have explored what’s behind Mason 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 Mason’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

A1a

Haplotype

A17

A1a

Mason’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.

A17

Mason’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, Boxers, and Mastiffs.

Shar Pei dogs think A1a is the coolest!

Family tree

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

Paternal Line

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The Y-Chromosome is only passed down from father to son. Mason’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 Mason’s owner and make sure he is reunited with his 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 Mason 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 Mason’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

A1a

Haplotype

H1a.6

A1a

Mason’s Haplogroup

Some of the wolves that became the original dogs in Central Asia around 15,000 years ago came from this long and distinguished line of male dogs. After domestication, they followed their humans from Asia to Europe and then didn't stop there. They took root in Europe, eventually becoming the dogs that founded the Vizsla breed 1,000 years ago. The Vizsla is a Central European hunting dog, and all male Vizslas descend from this line. During the Age of Exploration, like their owners, these pooches went by the philosophy, "Have sail, will travel!" From the windy plains of Patagonia to the snug and homey towns of the American Midwest, the beaches of a Pacific paradise, and the broad expanse of the Australian outback, these dogs followed their masters to the outposts of empires. Whether through good fortune or superior genetics, dogs from the A1a lineage traveled the globe and took root across the world. Now you find village dogs from this line frolicking on Polynesian beaches, hanging out in villages across the Americas, and scavenging throughout Old World settlements. You can also find this "prince of patrilineages" in breeds as different as German Shepherds, Golden Retrievers, Pugs, Border Collies, Scottish Terriers, and Irish Wolfhounds. No male wolf line has been as successful as the A1a line!

H1a.6

Mason’s Haplotype

Part of the large A1a haplogroup, this haplotype occurs in village dogs in Fiji. Among breeds, we see it most frequently in Labrador Retriever, Basset Hound, and Leonberger.

Dogs with A1a lineage travelled during European Colonial times.

Family tree

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

Maternal Line

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

Let us know and we will contact Mason’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 Mason 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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