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How Accurate Are Dog DNA Tests?

In the very beginning, the use of dog DNA tests and determining the genetic origin of an individual dog was done mostly for fun...

Top 5 Best Dog DNA Tests

Is your dog a mutt? While the shelter, rescue organization, pet store or breeder that you adopted your mixed breed from may have you told...

TOP #94: How DNA Research Is Helping Dogs Around the World

I'm speaking with Dr. Angela Hughes, PhD and her work in canine genetics field. We discuss current research and what the future holds for pets and owners.

Our Dogs’ DNA Carry Cancer Genes from Over 10,000 Years Ago

Today’s American dogs have the DNA of a cancer gene that apparently wiped out the ancient dogs that originally roamed the Americas. The history of...

The Vet’s Guide on DNA Tests for Dogs

Long before I went into veterinary practice, my first dog was a “pound puppy” – a stray that had been picked up by the...

The Importance of Studying Dog Genetics and How This Helps Pet...

There’s a booming market for studying dog genetics and here’s what dog owners need to know about it. Some dog lovers believe that dogs behave...

Review: Wisdom Panel Dog DNA Test

Did you know that many pet owners are also using DNA technology to find out more about their canine companions? The Wisdom Panel Dog DNA Test is one of the most popular options of canine DNA test on the market.

Darwin’s Dogs Aim to Uncover Canine DNA Changes Caused by Domestication

Genetic testing breakthroughs in dogs are linking their breed, behavior, and health through DNA. “Darwin’s Dogs” is another new project that is paving the...

TOP #50: What Are Dog DNA Tests and Are They Reliable?

In this podcast episode I'm interviewing a representative from Embark, the current leader of dog DNA test kits. We speak about what DNA test kits for dogs are, how they work, their benefits and reliability.

Dog DNA Kit Comparison: Embark vs Wisdom Panel

It may be surprising to some, but Dog DNA tests in a lot of countries are more common than human DNA tests. They provide...

How to Accurately Use Dog DNA Tests

There are many reasons why you might want a dog DNA test on your pet. They are gaining in popularity online and on television....

Study Shows We Share Similar Genes With Dogs That Impact Our...

Scientists have not only found 5 genes in dogs which influence their social ability to interact with humans, but have also discovered that 4...

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As dog owner, we must keep up-to-date with new developments in the pet industry. Learning about new pet technology, breakthroughs in the veterinary field...
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Labrador Retrievers are fantastic family pets. They adapt well into almost any situation and they are relatively easy to care for. This breed has...
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The AKC has been doing a great job ranking most popular dog breeds for decades. In the US, for 27 years, the Labrador Retriever...
The Detailed Puppy Shot Schedule

Puppy Shot Schedule: A Detailed Guide

After you've adopted a young dog, one of the first steps is to come up with a puppy shot schedule. The puppy will need several...
15 Facts About Fear Aggression in Dogs

15 Facts About Fear Aggression in Dogs

While some breeds are more aggressive than others, certain instincts exist in all canines. So even though most dogs are affectionate and loving to...
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Dog Poop Color Chart: What It All Means

When you walk your dog, you always pick up his waste. What do you do if the doo-doo looks strange? It may be a...
How to Fix Your Dog's Noise Phobia and Loud Noise Anxiety

How to Fix Your Dog’s Noise Phobia and Loud Noise Anxiety

Caring for a dog that is afraid of thunder, fireworks or other loud noises can leave you feeling helpless. The level of noise anxiety...
40 Tips On How to Make Your Dog Happy & Be the Best Dog Owner Ever

40 Tips On How to Make Your Dog Happy

One of the first thoughts that new dog owners have is, how do I make my dog happy? Fortunately, due to the demeanor of...
8 Signs Your Dog Is Experiencing Joint Pain

8 Signs Your Dog Is Experiencing Joint Pain

Early recognition, and limiting pain and distress are two key goals of proper dog care. Unfortunately, signs of joint pain in dogs are sometimes...

6 Tips for Cutting Your Dog’s Nails at Home

It's time to cut your dog's nails , but you're not sure how to do it. Your dog is fidgety, you've never done this...