With so many pet owners choosing to adopt rescue dogs from shelters or non-profit organizations, many dogs go to new homes with no detailed information about their breed or heritage. Based on size, color, and physical attributes, a guess can be made about each dog’s heritage, but many pet owners wish to know more about the genetic background of their dogs.
Advances in DNA testing means that genetic tests are now available for dogs. A blood or saliva test is collected, and the sample is sent to a laboratory for DNA testing. Although some dogs may have a background that is wildly varied, other dogs may [...]