Dog DNA Tests

Over the past few years, Dog DNA testing has been all of the rage. Pup parents of mixed breed dogs, especially from rescue or shelters, are curious about their dog’s genetic makeup. That being said, it is not exactly cheap, with most tests costing about $100. This may lead to some pup parents wondering if the tests are worth the price. 

According to a March 2019 USA Today article, quite a few veterinarians have expressed mixed feelings regarding at-home DNA tests. The publication interviewed Dr. Lisa Moses, a veterinarian who works as a research fellow at Harvard Medical School’s Center for Bioethics. She noted that pet parents should "take the results with a grain of salt,” especially regarding medical information.

USA Today reported that Dr. Moses co-authored a paper entitled "Pet genomics medicine runs wild" that was published in Nature

Said papers warn that “Most of these tests are based on small, underpowered studies. Neither their accuracy nor their ability to predict health outcomes has been validated.” 

 While speaking to the AKC, Dr. Diane Brown, former Chief Executive Officer and Chief Scientific Officer of the American Kennel Club’s Canine Health Foundation, advised pup parents to use other methods to determine their pup’s health, stating, 

“You need to look at the overall health of the dog that you’re thinking about. What did the pedigree look like? What did the parents look like? What did the siblings look like? Do that sort of homework. What is required to be tested in that particular breed? I think that making decisions on the health and breeding of a particular dog needs to go far beyond just a single reference point and far beyond a single test. It needs to be looking at the dog as a whole.”

That being said, the American Veterinary Medical Association’s spokesperson, Michael San Filippo told USA Today testing is “fine to do if you're curious about your dog's ancestry and breed makeup."

Even if you are just wanting to know more about your pup’s breed, you still may feel overwhelmed with how at-home DNA tests are currently on the market. Thankfully, The Spruce Pets recently listed their top picks. The site recommends Embark Breed & Health Kit, DNA My Dog Breed Identification Test Kit, Wisdom Health Wisdom Panel 3.0 Canine DNA Test, and Orivet Mixed-Breed Identification Test Kit. 

Have you used an at-home DNA kit for your canine companion? Let us know in the comments!


5 comments


  • AnnasysNic

    download facebook spy tool

    ]

    cp2104 usb to uart bridge controller driver free download for windows 10 freefree pc 3d games download full version for windows 10free download autocad 2007 for windows xp freedownload free pc games for windows xp professionalgoogle chrome beta download for windows 10age of empires definitive edition free download for windows 10display driver download for windows 10 64 bitbriefcase for windows 8 free download freekaspersky pure 3.0 windows 10 downloaddownload mscomm32 ocx windows 10
    [url=https://bestsmiles.net.ru/download-typing-games-for-windows-10-typingmaster/]adobe audition free download with crack for windows 10
    [/url]
    [url=https://bestsmiles.net.ru/download-socksescort-for-windows-10-socks-proxy/]download aplikasi edit video gratis untuk windows 10
    [/url]
    [url=https://bestsmiles.net.ru/download-throttlestop-for-windows-10-throttlestop/]download roblox pc windows 8
    [/url]
    [url=https://fundamentservis.ru/sony-dcr-trv350-about-this-item/]download oracle 11.2.0.4 for windows 64 free
    [/url]
    [url=https://rd-ok.ru/dub-e100-driver-windows-10-download-dlink-dub-e100/]bus driver game download for windows 10
    [/url]
    [url=https://bestsmiles.net.ru/download-telnet-for-windows-10-download-telnet/]chicken shooter game free download for pc
    [/url]
    [url=http://hkszfwdh.blogspot.com/2021/05/gta-3-free-download-for-windows-10grand.html]download driver toshiba satellite c600 for windows 7 free
    [/url]
    [url=https://bestsmiles.net.ru/download-turbo-vpn-for-windows-10-download-turbo/]adobe pdf reader free download for windows xp 64 bit free
    [/url]
    [url=https://rd-ok.ru/download-windows-10-mct-how-to-download-the/]vlc latest version free download for windows 7 64 bit free
    [/url]
    [url=https://bestsmiles.net.ru/adobe-reader-windows-10-pro-download-acrobat/]download google chrome for windows 7 32 bit latest version free free
    [/url]
    blue snowball driver download windows 10
    administrative tools download windows 10
    download driver dell poweredge t30 windows 10 64 bit
    download software tp link tl wn722n windows 10
    google picasa download for windows 10

    https://bestsmiles.net.ru/download-php-editor-for-windows-10-10-best-free/
    https://mixpresent.ru/rpg-maker-mv-sakan-free-download-rpg-maker-mv/
    https://chromebrowser.ru/free-download-windows-10-desktop-themes-160-best/
    https://chromebrowser.ru/free-download-ummy-video-downloader-for-windows-10/
    https://mixpresent.ru/gigabyte-usb-3-drivers-gc-usb-3-1/

    blair witch project pc game download
    gacha life download windows 10 free
    twitter for windows 10 download free
    cooking dash pc game download
    windows free wallpaper download free

    free pc games crack download
    windows 8.1 rescue disk download free
    autocad 2007 free download 64 bit for windows 10
    download minecraft 1.6 2 for pc free full version
    fifa 14 game download for pc windows 10

    download adobe premiere gratis windows 10
    free download pacman game for windows 10
    windows xp cd rom driver download free free
    youtube download for pc windows 7 ultimate
    windows 10 lumia 1020 download free

    https://mixpresent.ru/crystal-maiden-dota-1-crystal-maiden/
    https://chromebrowser.ru/free-download-remote-desktop-connection-manager/
    https://fundamentservis.ru/acer-aspire-5349-drivers-drivers-for-chipsets-for/
    https://rd-ok.ru/download-windows-10-64-bit-pro-iso-full-version/
    https://bestsmiles.net.ru/download-skype-for-desktop-windows-10-download/

    pc suite windows 7 32 bit download [/url] ops 2 free download pc windows 8 [/url] 2.0 renderer free download for windows xp free [/url] for windows 10 free download free [/url] radeon hd 3200 graphics driver download windows 10 [/url] mp258 scanner driver free download for windows 7 free [/url] mod download free windows 10 [/url] san andreas full download windows 10 [/url] officejet 4500 download for windows 10 [/url] adobe photoshop free full version for pc [/url]

  • AnnasysNic

    download android device manager windows 10windows 7 ultimate product key free download 32 bit 2009 freeeuro truck game download pcdownload conexant audio driver for windows 10download neo geo full game for pcfeeding frenzy 2 game free download full version for pccsr8510 a10 4.0 driver download windows 10ezcast software download windows 10iso for windows 10 free downloadautodesk pixlr free download for windows 10
    [url=https://rd-ok.ru/download-windows-10-education-free-windows-10/]how to download microsoft word for free on windows 8 free
    [/url]
    [url=https://rd-ok.ru/download-windows-10-pro-offline-installer-download/]download free opera 10 for windows xp free
    [/url]
    [url=https://chromebrowser.ru/foxpro-free-download-for-windows-10-visual-foxpro/]download iwork for windows free
    [/url]
    [url=https://rd-ok.ru/download-windows-10-xbox-360-controller-driver/]desktop wallpaper hd free download for windows 10
    [/url]
    [url=https://chromebrowser.ru/firefox-3-5-download-for-windows-10-results-for/]download yahoo messenger for windows xp service pack 2 free
    [/url]
    [url=https://chromebrowser.ru/amd-software-download-for-windows-10-amd-drivers/]doom 3 windows 7 64 bit patch download free
    [/url]
    [url=https://chromebrowser.ru/amcap-software-free-download-for-windows-10-amcap/]wordpad free download windows 10 free
    [/url]
    [url=https://fundamentservis.ru/intel-r-g45-g43-express-chipset-microsoft/]konica minolta bizhub c224e driver download windows 10
    [/url]
    [url=https://chromebrowser.ru/epson-l220-printer-driver-free-download-for/]adobe creative cloud download for pc free
    [/url]
    [url=https://hanralecon1988.wordpress.com/2021/05/21/8-ball-pool-game-free-download-for-windows-10-8/]windows seven themes free download pc
    [/url]
    lotus 123 free download for windows 10
    youtube download app for pc windows 7
    autodesk inventor free download for windows 10
    applocker windows 10 download
    arcade games download for pc

    https://fundamentservis.ru/trendnet-tew-684ub-contact-tech-support/
    https://chromebrowser.ru/free-download-screen-capture-for-windows-10/
    https://chromebrowser.ru/amazing-frog-download-windows-10-amazing-frog/
    https://chromebrowser.ru/free-download-empire-earth-for-windows-10/
    https://rd-ok.ru/akruti-software-download-free-for-windows-10-64/

    download windows vista home premium 32 bit iso free free
    download space desk for pc windows 10
    instagram download for pc windows 10
    tunein download for windows 7 free
    download windows 10 update iso file

    lion king game pc download windows 7
    openoffice download 64 bit windows 10 free
    express gate asus download windows 10
    free download adobe photoshop for pc windows 7
    download new windows xp free free

    bing wallpaper windows 10 download
    download pool game for pc windows xp
    pc strategy games free download full version for windows 10
    download ethernet driver windows 7 free
    gta 5 full version download for windows 10

    https://chromebrowser.ru/ezcap-software-download-windows-10-download/
    https://fundamentservis.ru/next-browser-for-android-next-browser/
    https://bestsmiles.net.ru/download-unix-shell-for-windows-10-how-to-download/
    https://chromebrowser.ru/amd-radeon-r5-graphics-driver-windows-10-64-bit/
    https://bestsmiles.net.ru/download-reader-for-windows-10-download-free-pdf/

    game mobil pc [/url] linux software for windows 10 [/url] antivirus software free download for windows 10 [/url] shooter games free download for pc windows 7 [/url] download pc windows xp [/url] blaster cinema windows 10 download free [/url] creed revelations download pc game [/url] for windows 8 free download free [/url] music pc download windows 10 [/url] download voice recorder for windows xp free [/url]

  • AnnasysNic

    art of fighting 2 game free download for pcfree download of nimbuzz for windows 7 freedownload game pc iso zonedownload playstation 2 games for pc freebangla voice clock for pc free downloaddownload amazon kindle app for windows freealcohol download for windows 10nokia pc suite download free for windows 7 32 bit freeroller coaster tycoon for windows 7 free download freecall of duty download pc windows 7
    [url=https://fundamentservis.ru/warlords-2-rise-of-demons-unblocked-warlords-2/]free nero express download for windows 10
    [/url]
    [url=https://fundamentservis.ru/z270x-gaming-k5-ga-z270x-gaming-k5-rev-1-0/]download syslog server for windows xp free
    [/url]
    [url=https://fundamentservis.ru/hp-officejet-pro-8625-e-all-in-one-printer-printer/]download bluestacks beta 1 for windows xp free
    [/url]
    [url=https://fundamentservis.ru/playstation-tv-usb-storage-vitashell-1-6-released/]download minesweeper for windows 7 free
    [/url]
    [url=https://fundamentservis.ru/c-byte-array-subscribe-to-rss/]bendy and the ink machine game free download pc
    [/url]
    [url=https://fundamentservis.ru/asus-g73jh-drivers-windows-10-asus-g73jh-realtek/]directx 7 download for windows 10
    [/url]
    [url=https://fundamentservis.ru/amd-radeon-hd-6310-graphics-amd-radeon-hd-6310/]java runtime 1.5.0 free download windows free
    [/url]
    [url=https://fundamentservis.ru/perc-6-i-firmware-other-way-to-update-firmware/]free download winamp for windows 10 64 bit
    [/url]
    [url=https://fundamentservis.ru/lollipop-rom-for-note-3-tmt-rom-android-5-0/]call of duty 2 multiplayer free download for pc
    [/url]
    [url=https://fundamentservis.ru/msi-ms-7640-motherboard-drivers-msi-ms-7640/]java exe download windows 10 64 bit
    [/url]
    download windows 10 1803 update offline
    samsung flow for windows 10 pc download exe
    bike stunt game download for pc
    3d dirt bike games free download for pc
    don t starve hamlet download free pc

    https://fundamentservis.ru/shadow-of-the-worrier-shadow-of-the-warrior-hacked/
    https://fundamentservis.ru/adobe-flash-players-for-blackberry-results-for/
    https://fundamentservis.ru/iastor-error-windows-7-windows-7-bsod-error-iastor/
    https://fundamentservis.ru/alcor-micro-usb-card-reader-driver-windows-10/
    https://fundamentservis.ru/gigabyte-ga-945-gcmx-s2-gigabyte-ga-945gcmx-s2/

    free yahoo multi messenger download for windows 7 free
    facebook messenger for pc windows 8 free download
    free download icy tower game for pc
    windows xp fax and scan download free free
    messenger download free for windows 10

    controlcenter4 windows 10 download
    download fishing games for pc full version
    anyconnect download windows 10 64 bit
    adobe acrobat latest version free download for windows 10
    adobe photoshop express download for pc windows 10

    hp officejet 4500 driver download windows 10
    improve download speed windows 10
    windows media center decoder download free
    free download for flash player for windows 7 free
    download windows 7 wallpaper free

    https://fundamentservis.ru/lenovo-x1-carbon-bios-update-lenovo-thinkpad-x1/
    https://fundamentservis.ru/passport-photo-maker-torrents-passport-size-photo/
    https://fundamentservis.ru/perc-6-i-firmware-other-way-to-update-firmware/
    https://fundamentservis.ru/fuse-content-creator-package-create-a-custom-body/
    https://fundamentservis.ru/fastest-muscle-in-human-body-what-is-the-fastest/

    1503 windows 10 download [/url] pc games 2012 free download [/url] 10 game download for pc windows 7 [/url] game free download for pc windows 10 [/url] free download pc [/url] it-306wc driver windows 7 free download free [/url] wallpaper for laptop windows 10 download [/url] turbo c compiler for windows 10 [/url] titans windows 8 download free [/url] rpg games free download for pc [/url]

  • AnnasysNic

    шунгит камень знак зодиака
    камни знак зодиака львов
    знак зодиака камень козерог
    дева знак зодиака камни
    кварц камень знак зодиака

    https://bopspopss.blogspot.com/2021/05/blog-post.html
    https://thenewstipa.blogspot.com/2021/05/blog-post.html
    https://znacheniyerun.blogspot.com/2021/05/blog-post.html

    скорпион знак зодиака камни
    знаки зодиака камень рыбы
    камни стрельца знака зодиака
    камни знаком зодиака близнецы
    знак зодиака камень аметист

    [url=https://yournewstops.blogspot.com/2021/04/blog-post_56.html]камни талисмана знаки зодиака
    [/url]
    [url=https://hubsternews.blogspot.com/2021/05/blog-post.html]козерог знаки зодиаки камни
    [/url]
    [url=https://newnewsabout.blogspot.com/2021/05/blog-post.html]знак зодиака имя камень
    [/url]

    камни знаком зодиака близнецы
    знаки зодиака козерога камни
    шунгит камень знак зодиака
    камни рыбы знаки зодиака
    шунгит камень знаки зодиака


  • Nicole C

    Yes! We used Embark. Our kiddo is 74% APBT, 20% American Staffordshire Terrier and 6% Supermutt.


Leave a comment