Interpreting Your Dog's Results
About your dog's results, what they mean, and what you can do with the information.
Learn more about Breed & Ancestry
- My dog's relatives don't have breeds in common with my dog
- Why does my Village Dog have German Shepherd relatives?
- Why do American Bullies, American Pit Bull Terriers, and American Staffordshire Terriers have shared Relatives?
- My dog doesn't behave like the breeds in their ancestry. Herding, pointing, hunting, and more!
- Can you determine sub-populations?
- About the Family Tree.
Understanding Breed Surprises
- Breed Surprises! These Breeds don't match my dog.
- How can my shelter dog be a single breed?
- My single-breed dog doesn't look like just one breed. How is that possible?
- My dog looks like a Carolina Dog, but your results don't include that ancestry.
- My Great Pyrenees doesn’t look like a Great Pyrenees
- My dog looks like a Rhodesian Ridgeback, but your results have no Ridgeback ancestry.
- About Early Onset Adult Deafness (EOAD)
- My dog is "At Risk" or a "Carrier" for a health condition.
- About IVDD
- In the Health Section, what does it mean for my dog if he or she has zero, one, or two copies of a variant?
- What makes a health condition “breed-relevant”?
- How do I interpret your results and how do I use them to make breeding decisions?
- Genotype Letters on the Traits Page - How to Interpret and Why They May Differ From Other Companies
- Trait Results Overview
- How do I see my dog's genotype for their traits?
- How does Embark determine genetic weight?
- What is Wolfiness?
- What is Altitude Adaptation (EPAS1)?