What Does the DNA Say?
This table is based on a landmark genomic analyses of modern dog breed development. The study set out to provide a map of how dog breeds relate to each other. This simplified, searchable list shows the top three breeds relationship to the chosen breed in sharing identical DNA to a common ancestor.
The list is in descending order from largest to smallest relationship. All relationships are significant but:
* indicates a higher level
** indicates a very high level
*** indicates an extremely high level