Why Your Embark Dog Needs DNA Test
There are a number of reasons to DNA-test your dog. The most common reason is that you’ve adopted an animal of mysterious ancestry. In order to train the dog, it is important to know what breed/breeds he may be. In order to know what kinds of exercise activities work best for certain individuals, a canine DNA test can prove informative. You may wish to know what the size of the pup you adopted may be upon adulthood, as well, and plan for that.
For the pet owner, mail-in genetic kits can cost from $60-90. If a veterinary office does a blood test to determine [...]
Optigen: Animal Genetics Testing
Optigen is a company that provides DNA testing to diagnose inherited diseases in dogs. They promise the highest quality testing and diagnostic services available on the market. Top researchers in the field came together to discover the procedures to test for the diseases. Though, procedures are only half of the battle. With the help of many breeders, field tests have shown accurate genetic results. The knowledge from the research they have done is insurmountable. They have become leaders in evaluating the technical standards in genetic diseases. [...]