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Dog Health & Safety

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What will a dog DNA test tell me about my dog?

As dog adoption and mixed breeds become more popular, dog owners are more interested in DNA tests for their pets. There are many different companies catering to pet owners that offer plenty of valuable information. So, why order a dog DNA test for your furry friend? DNA, also known as deoxyribonucleic acid, is very similar among all dogs. But there are certain genetic markers that are unique to each breed. You can retrieve a sample of a dog’s DNA by doing a simple cheek swab or a blood test. More extensive tests offer more specific information about health risks and…