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The Genetics of Short Legs

Corgi? Maybe not.

Do a dog's short legs point to Corgi or Dachshund ancestry? Not necessarily.

Short, stubby legs don’t always mean Corgi. Often, short legs in dogs are caused by a change in only one gene, and it can be inherited from some unexpected breeds. Adam Boyko, Embark’s Chief Science Officer, talks about dogs with this type of build.

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