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Fig. 1 | Canine Genetics and Epidemiology

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From: Heterozygosity testing and multiplex DNA panel screening as a potential tool to monitor health and inbreeding in a small, closed dog population

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Genetic relationship and diversity in the Dutch Shepherd Dog. a Crossbreeding of short haired and long haired Dutch Shepherd Dogs. Parent populations of short haired (green) and long haired (red) dogs were matched to produce first generation variety crosses. Matching variety crosses with a parent population (backcross) resulted in the next generation of variety crosses. b Genetic relationship of the tested population of Dutch Shepherd Dogs in a multidimensional scaling plot. The parent populations shown are short haired (green, n = 13), long haired (red, n = 28), and wire haired (blue, n = 13) varieties. Variety crosses are shown in the colour of the genetically confirmed coat variety (trait testing MyDogDNA™). c Genetic diversity of the tested population of Dutch Shepherd Dogs. The short haired (green, n = 18), long haired (red, n = 46), and wire haired (blue, n = 16) are shown together with a combination of the variety crosses between long and short haired (black, n = 25)

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