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Here is where I wish I could put it better into words, because the differences struck a very deep nerve with me. More likely, he’s showing a natural variation in behavior that nearly all populations of dogs contain. She has the same body proportions as a BC, similar coat and feathering, her head, muzzle shape and ear set are BC. The thing that stopped me: 164 races! In other words, genetics gives you a certain probability of a certain set of behaviors, but that is a probability, not a definite. Wisdom Panel 3.0 Canine DNA Test - Dog DNA Test Kit for Breed and Ancestry Information. I think this is a wonderful article and explantion of the Wisdom DNA Panel. On the one hand, you have people saying that too much emphasis is being put on looks in the breeding world, and that breeds are losing the working characteristics that they are meant to have. However, lots of people see him and say Border Collie/Bernese Mountain Dog cross and you know what, I can pick and choose characteristics from those two breeds that absolutely match what he’s like. I got mine 2 weeks after they received it exactly but it was on analyzing the results for a week. American Pitbull Terrier? I follow a Corgi forum, and a surprising number of people have posted that they live in apartments with “no barking dogs” rules and wonder what to do, and I have to wonder why they got a dog so inclined to bark. canine catalase deficiency (CAT)). My very-much-unsolicited advice would be to re-title “No Result” into “Unique and Special” or “All American” (the All American is actually a favorite phrase of Dr. Martin, who tells me that US dogs have much more genetic variance than dogs in the UK… many more strays and random matings for example). But to the person with horses who wants a dog who is likely to live peacefully with a prey animal and not try to run it down, it’s very important. Many aspects of breeds also involve storytelling. (Robin, email us at info@patriciamcconnell.com and tell us what DVD you’d like!). I’m not suggesting that beagles are prone to leash aggression. 165 Likes, 1 Comments - Wisdom Panel™ Dog DNA Tests (@wisdompanel) on Instagram: “GUESS THE #superpowerbreeds RESULTS ARE IN!! Powered by Wisdom Panel™. Sadly, I know that means that many people in rescue will now look at me with derision. I had fostered the mom and adopted one of the pups. I had one man tell me he was positive my dog was a hound, positive. Breeds characteristics change and individuals vary, sometimes deliberately, often not, no matter how carefully “pure” a dog’s breeding is. Perhaps that connection is misplaced sometimes – at a category or a cohort – as opposed to the individual dog. These are not mean dogs, but they are guarding dogs with a reserved working temperament. Or, because to some extent size does matter, a Pibble or a Dalmatian puppy that’s getting away with murder because it’s cute is not being raised well. If we aren’t good at “listening” to those cues then we could end up in very big trouble. She was placed as carefully (probably more carefully) than a puppy would be placed. There is no benefit to dog nor owner from going down this road. He had crowds of people (including us) cooing over him and loving him. Mixed breeds will be a bit more of a grab-bag of behaviors than purebreds, but for people who like the idea of rescuing but still want to avoid or find certain behavioral tendencies, accurate DNA testing might be a nice compromise, especially if you are adopting a very young dog or puppy who may not be exhibiting adult behavior yet. Ah, I’ve gone off on a tangent. I wish that people didn’t feel like they have to defend their choice whatever it might be. > Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Apr 19, 2018 #1. eam New Member Registered. Finally, a lot of people mean well and just don’t do it right; the next time I see a panicked puppy pancake itself in PetSmart while the smiling owners coo over it, I swear I will cry. Honestly with my experience with Danes, the “gentle giant” monikor may apply to some lines but certainly the guarding background is readily apparent in other lines. The original bulldog itself was closely related to the Mastiff, and the Molosser-type is the parent dog of most of the guarding and war breeds (Rotties, the various countries’ mastiffs, and a handful of working breeds), including bulldogs. She did eventually say that she had never realized that pitties could be good dogs. My parents' for their dog also took 2 weeks. BSL is not the answer; I recall a story out of France about a decade ago where gangs, unable to get any of the macho dog breeds, turned to attack monkeys. I recently had my own dog tested; you can see the results here. In other words, they are confident that one of Leo’s parents is a half Boxer/half Am Staff, and are making likely predictions of the other parent. Kat, if you read the actual study, it’s a very different perspective than the blog that discusses it would imply. April’s Embark Health Results: Screened for 175 conditions ― found at risk for 0; carrier for 3; cleared for 166. And I suppose that is what I am talking about. I don’t care. The parents have wonderful friendly, outgoing, love everyone temperaments and yet this dog is never going to be a therapy dog. Great Danes were bred as boarhounds originally, but they haven’t been used for that purpose in centuries. Hmm, what might that mean? The answer is maybe. Since he had a short attention span (being a tiny puppy) he would get bored quickly as soon as I stood still. She was playing with four Rottie puppies by the fence in the doggy day care letting the young dogs play in and out of a tub of water. You get genetic information for two common conditions with the basic test. This was a family that had supposed dog and more specifically, breed experience. Is it terrible to breed for a Yorkie with short hair, or a border collie that does not want to run for 12 hours a day? SO long...its been over a month and I'm still waiting. Finna’s surrender paperwork said she was a Corgi/GSD, her vets both guessed cattle dog they first time they saw her. 1-16 of 25 results for "wisdom panel" Skip to main search results Eligible for Free Shipping. That is perhaps something that not-so-savvy members of the public might assume, but breeders, breed-rescue, etc generally carefully evaluate the individual for placement, based on what the potential owner is looking for. But I’ll have to leave the story to stand in its own right. Knowing the distant history of his breed is therefore interesting. My dog is black and tan/cream colored and has non-errect ears, like his dad. (I consider myself a rather weird person in many respects who works on such things… I don’t speak from a place of judgment, rather from a place of things that I think about…) It was nice to hear that it could be breed related and typical. Suddenly, the lovely and well-behaved dog becomes something else because of the things she must have heard about pit bulls. It may be less likely to see this behavior in herding dogs than in the general population, but a shepherd would be a blue-ribbon idiot to keep working a dog who showed those tendencies because he was “well-bred”. Basically, I took him down the basement where it was cool, and I would hop around to get his attention and then run the other way. Breed trait is not what I’m talking about, breed perception/bias is. I don’t understand why it is okay to use breed stereotypes when you are defending your position on something such as dogs bred for fighting are not to be trusted and will turn on a dime when they reach maturity. @Rose C – a whole lot of fun too. However, there are generally considered to be three very ancient types of dogs that are grouped by the titles Guarding, European and Ancient. They’re not guardians, they’re not hunting/retrieving dogs and they’re not “ancient” (meaning Salukis’ etc?) We definitely got the behavioural aspects of her ancestry correct – terrier, herding and hunting. My results took about 4 and a half weeks to return. I recommended two things. So I wonder how that will play into things, as people can find out that a breed that is supposed to have been established in way X really came about in way Y. One has to do with, I think, people’s individual experiences with what they see more of in their area: people who are blind to actual situations with their own dogs because when they look at their own dog, they see the embodiment of a breed rather than the dog they have; vs those who see people who buy a dog based on looks and then get frustrated when the dog displays behaviors that are typical of the breed. We’re working on it (vet visits, hot packs to the udders, reaching out to UW specialists) but right now the 4 lambs are being bottle fed as often as possible with goat milk from our good friend Donna H. (Bless you!) The test not only tells you your dog's breed or breed mix, but it also offers deeper insights into your dog's health and genetics. You get genetic information for two common conditions with the basic test. Just swab your dog’s cheek, send it off to the lab, and wait for the results. If you will bear with me I would like to share a story of my own. Absolutely. Corgis get fat so easily that if we listened to the vet’s advice, most Corgi owners would have dogs that weighed 50 pounds instead of 25 or 30. Soon after we entered the store, we saw an older couple with a sweet, wagging (but perhaps just-a-little-too-confident) pit bull puppy. (At least not to us.) Your email address will not be published. Bradshaw et al. The condition is called “hard bag” (not very creatively, but certainly descriptive) and isn’t well understood, there are several possible causes but no reliable cures. < I love it when my dog does this - | You cant please all the people all the time. Again, I don’t know but gauging how reactive he was when I saw him, I would have to guess not. We bought him from a German Shepherd breeder and his parents are AKC registered as GSD’s. If you’ve ever considered testing out your own dog Wisdom Panel is currently offering 15$ off and donating $5 to the American Humane Society with every purchase through 11/24 with the code AHA2014. Are the northern breeds included in the “Ancient”? If anyone wants to make a guess here is the link to her page: http://www.wisdompanel.com/community/details/?DogId=43983, we have a American Staffordshire Terrier, Boxer, Golden Retriever & Standard Poodle Cross –, https://www.facebook.com/kristinaemory.craft/media_set?set=a.10153610673106549.1073741934.592666548&type=3, Your email address will not be published. According to the results, Neeko is 37.5% unknown or too mixed to tell, 12.5% Siberian Husky, 25% German Shepherd, and 25% Alaskan Malamute. Neither are they saying that Leo is, for example, exactly 21.86% German Spitz, but rather, “…the relative strength of each result in our analysis with the most likely at the top of the list.” Exactly, then, what the percentages mean were unclear to me, until I spoke to several people at Mars itself. I have a new client who has a shelter dog who had been picked up as a stray. I believe that as long as you treat your canine companions well and develop a relationship, it shouldn’t matter where you decided to get your dog (pet stores and mills being the obvious exception). Last, I wouldn’t mind having a mongrel dog (which was all that I grew up with as a child in my home country). I think the DNA test provides good information which can help with medical decisions. As an example, my brother-in-law’s Lab mix got into a dispute with another Lab and my brother-in-law thoughtlessly (cluelessly?) I currently have a purebred chihuahua foster who is long and narrow of body, has ears at half-prick, and is (genetically) missing ten adult teeth (she has goat dentition..lol). Temperament is so important too of course, but behaviour is incredibly complex and I think that the nature vs. nurture debate isn’t really a debate anymore amongst scientists. Axel our dog who we always thought was a Lab mix gets his results backfrom widom panel and we were astonished what he really was! Now we can keep her safe from drugs to which she may be sensitive. Lily could be a Parson Russell/Fox Terrier mix and if she is taller than what I think she seems, with Fox hound, Harrier, or Beagle mixed in as well. She’s cute. After actually meeting the dog, and talking to the rescue some more, I was convinced to bring her home. Similarly, if I had a puppy from any of the breeds that was known to be protective, I would want to socialize the heck out of it. Of course I could be completely wrong and barking up the wrong tree, pardon the pun, and this test could be enlightening, but not exactly essential. They are different dogs and I don’t treat them the same. References: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2763679/ and http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg19426042.300. Guess My Dog's Breed vs Wisdom Panel Results Discussion in 'General Dog Forum' started by eam, Apr 19, 2018. Almost impossible to define and articulate but there is some serious neurochemistry going on that’s for sure that you just can’t help but feel but perhaps not explain very well. She’d just blink if rabbits darted out from under her feet, and the alpha-cat could pin her in a room by doing the terribly threatening act of _sitting in the doorway_. One point of view is not in any conflict with the other. (Don’t be jealous; anyone who would like to talk about the result they obtained is more than welcome to call and speak to an expert at the company.). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2763679/, http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg19426042.300, http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10152707151910290&set=a.10152707150520290.1073741829.447597915289&type=3&theater, http://www.thebark.com/content/breeds-and-behavior, http://www.aspcapro.org/blog/2013/04/this-dog-is%E2%80%A6/, http://www.nationalcanineresearchcouncil.com/blog/swedish-study-found-no-link-between-modern-breeds-and-their-traditional-work/, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4a4CDvK868w, http://imageshack.us/a/img546/5935/wisdompanel1.png, http://imageshack.us/a/img706/3205/wisdompanel2.png, http://www.wisdompanel.com/community/details/?DogId=43983, Patricia B. McConnell, PhD, CAAB Emeritus. In my mind, this occurrence illuminates what I have been trying to convey all along. So they GAVE HER AWAY????) Thanks! As far as socializing, there are different levels of socializing. Wisdom Panel tests are dog DNA test kits you can buy for about $80. They also mentioned that “everyone thinks he’s so mean” and “it’s all in how you raise them, just like any other dog.”. Mary K – wow. Four days ago, my friend called me. That is an important distinction. I’m rather surprised that nobody has done any trial work on these products and published the results because if the tesst were anywhere near so accurate as they imply – but don’t claim – one would expect them to be shouting that from the rooftops. And if you’re the size of a Chihuahua you probably won’t make a very effective sled dog. The top 5 breeds comprising that ‘mixed breed’ were German Spitz 21.86% , Shuh Tzu 8.5%, Belgian Tervuren 6.35%, Parson Russell Terrier 4.88% and Mastiff 4.49%. The dog was temperment tested but temperment testing can not possibly allow for every situation or circumstance a dog will be put in. They both bark a lot. Isn’t this where the importance of training and behavioural understanding comes into play? Imposing. Because “our” park is a people-park, not a dog -park per se, we meet lots of people (mostly kids, some adults, especially those from countries where dogs are not kept as pets) who are afraid of dogs and a smaller number who are disgusted by dogs. The breeder and I had a really good laugh about that one. I partly blame the rescue… when you have a breed with known issues, it’s nice to put whether, in your opinion, this dog displays those tendencies or not on the adoption site. But we are more likely to get a set of behaviors if it is bred for. Dna Results Doberman Collie Boxer Wisdom Map Awesome Boxer Pants Dobermans. I just feel like it is always better to be as clear-eyed as possible when we look at our dogs- we have to see the dog we have, not the idealized and stereotyped model of the dog that they are supposed to be. 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