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

Breed mix

24.3% Chihuahua
15.5% Labrador Retriever
14.7% Siberian Husky
8.4% Beagle
7.6% Chow Chow
7.2% German Shepherd Dog
4.1% Weimaraner
18.2% Supermutt Help

Embark Supermutt analysis

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

Genetic Stats

Wolfiness: 5.4 % HIGH Help
Predicted Adult Weight: 48 lbs Help
Genetic Age: 31 human years Help

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Breed Mix By Chromosome

Our advanced test identifies from where Percy McLean inherited every part of the chromosome pairs in his genome. Each chromosome section is colored to represent the breed that it comes from.

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Maternal Line

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Paternal Line

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Large screen pedigre From Embark PARENTS GRANDPARENTS GREAT GRANDPARENTS Chihuahua mix Mixed Chihuahua Chow Chow / German Shepherd Dog mix Labrador Retriever / Weimaraner mix Siberian Husky / Beagle mix Chihuahua Chihuahua Chow Chow mix German Shepherd Dog mix Labrador Retriever Weimaraner mix Siberian Husky Beagle mix
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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 Percy McLean.

Maternal Line

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Paternal Line

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The Y-Chromosome is only passed down from father to son. Percy McLean’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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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
American Village Dog
Cousin breed
Pekingese
Cousin breed
Chinese Crested
Cousin breed
Labrador Retriever
4 related breeds
Labrador Retriever
The Labrador Retriever was bred for hunting and excelled in retrieving game after it was shot down. Known for its gentle disposition and loyalty, the Labrador Retriever has become a favorite of families and breeders alike.
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Flat-Coated Retriever
Sibling breed
Golden Retriever
Sibling breed
Chesapeake Bay Retriever
Cousin breed
Newfoundland
Cousin breed
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.
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Alaskan Malamute
Sibling breed
Greenland Sledge Dog
Sibling breed
Samoyed
Cousin breed
Beagle
4 related breeds
Beagle
The Beagle is a scent hound and a great family pet. They are known for being affectionate and having loud voices.
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Harrier
Sibling breed
Bloodhound
Sibling breed
Otterhound
Sibling breed
Basset Hound
Cousin breed
Chow Chow
3 related breeds
Chow Chow
This distinctive-looking dog breed has a proud, independent spirit that some describe as catlike. He can be aloof — if you’re looking for a cuddle buddy, this probably isn’t the best breed for you — and downright suspicious of strangers. But for the right person, he’s a fiercely loyal companion.
Related Breeds
Shiba Inu
Cousin breed
Chinese Shar-Pei
Cousin breed
Akita
Cousin breed
Weimaraner
1 related breed
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.
Related Breeds
Munsterlander
Cousin breed

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Maternal Line

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

Paternal Line

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The Y-Chromosome is only passed down from father to son. Percy McLean’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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Through Percy McLean’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

C1

Haplotype

C27

C1

Percy McLean’s Haplogroup

Congratulations, C1 is a very exotic female lineage! It is more closely associated with maternal lineages found in wolves, foxes and jackals than with other dog lineages. So it seems dogs in this group have a common male dog ancestor who, many thousands of years ago, mated with a female wolf! This is not a common lineage in any breed, though a good number of German Shepherds and Doberman Pinchers are C1. It is also found in breeds as diverse as Peruvian Inca Orchids and Pekingese; it is rarely found amongst Labrador Retrievers, Border Collies, Siberian Huskies, or Cocker Spaniels. Despite its fascinating origins, it is widely distributed around the globe, and even shows up frequently among Peruvian village dogs. It almost certainly survived at low frequency in Europe for millennia and then was dispersed outside of Europe by colonialism, though not as successfully as some other lineages.

C27

Percy McLean’s Haplotype

Part of the C1 haplogroup, this haplotype occurs most commonly in German Shepherd Dogs, Labrador Retrievers, Siberian Huskies, and village dogs from Peru and Croatia.

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The C1 maternal line is commonly found in Jackals.

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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 Percy McLean.

Paternal Line

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

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Through Percy McLean’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.15

A1a

Percy McLean’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.15

Percy McLean’s Haplotype

Part of the large A1a haplogroup, this haplotype is found in village dogs from across the globe (outside of Asia). As for breeds, it is primarily seen in German Shepherds, Labrador Retrievers, Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever. It is by far the most common haplotype in German Shepherds.

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Dogs with A1a lineage travelled during European Colonial times.

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 Percy McLean.

Maternal Line

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

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

What’s your dog’s story?

Now that you have explored what’s behind Percy McLean 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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