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Breed and Genetics

What We Learned After DNA Testing Two Million Dogs

Having tested far more dogs than any other DNA service provider, we’re excited to share these facts about the most common dog breeds, names, and more! Keep reading →

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Breed and Genetics

What Breed Is My Dog? (4 Ways to Find Out)

Eager to figure out which breeds make up your mystery mix? Here are the pros and cons of four common breed identification methods. Keep reading →

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Breed and Genetics

Introducing the New and Improved Wisdom Panel

It’s time for a new breed of dog DNA test. Meet Wisdom Panel™ Essential and Premium—genetic tests that help you plan better, care smarter, and love longer. Keep reading →

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How Studying Dog Genetics Benefits Human Health

Because humans and dogs share certain diseases—including diabetes and cancers—studying canine genetics can help us improve our own health. Keep reading →

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Breed and Genetics

Lifelong Benefits of DNA Testing Your Dog

Genetic testing reveals more than your dog’s breed. From identifying exercise needs to uncovering gene mutations, a DNA test equips you with the information you need to provide the best possible care for your pup. Keep reading →

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Introducing Two New Dog Breeds: Barbet and Argentine Dogo

The American Kennel Club (AKC) just welcomed two more breeds to the club—the Barbet and the Argentine Dogo (also known as the Dogo Argentino). Keep reading →

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Are Mixed Breed Dogs Healthier Than Purebreds? [Study]

Many people believe mixed breed dogs are healthier than purebreds. Is that true? We studied the genes of 100,000 dogs, and here’s what we learned. Keep reading →

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Military Dogs: 3 Breeds That Make Natural Heroes

The assignments military dogs receive are critical. So, it’s paramount that they’re up to the job. Learn which breeds make the best miltary dogs and why. Keep reading →

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7 Surprising New Discoveries About Dog Traits [Original Research]

We just published the most comprehensive study of dog traits ever completed. Here’s what we learned after examining nearly 12,000 dogs from 212 breeds. Keep reading →