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3 Pups Rescued After Tornado Use Embark

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On April 27, 2011, a tornado ripped through parts of Alabama, leaving nothing but damage in its wake. The EF4 multiple-vortex tornado ruined portions of Tuscaloosa and Birmingham, as well as surrounding areas, according to Wikipedia. One of the casualties of the natural disaster was a house that contained a litter of seven puppies. The...

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Quizzes

Are You and Your Pup a Perfect Match?

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Here at Embark, we can certainly understand that special connection you have with your canine family members. They are always there, waiting for you to get home after a long day of work, they love you just as you are, and every dog that comes through your life has a distinctive and endearing personality. For...

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Holidays

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Dogs and Dog Lovers

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Disclosure: This article contains affiliate links, meaning that Embark may receive a small commission if you make a purchase.  Is your significant other a dog lover? Do you have a pup at home that is part of your family? If you answered yes to either of those questions, this gift guide is for you. Check...

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Dog Breeds

A Guide to Boxers

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Are you considering adopting a Boxer? Do you already have one in the family? We have all the information you need to make decisions about their care, including details about this breed’s physical characteristics, playtime needs, grooming tips, nutrition, and more. At the bottom of this guide, look for our comprehensive list of all the...

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Dog Decoded

5 Dog Breeds That Are Great With Kids

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Children and their pup companions can make the best of pals. We know that families the world over have found comfort and joy in countless dog types. So check out this list of 5 surprising breeds, mentioned by the American Kennel Club, that might also make great playmates and wonderful besties for your kids. The...

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Quizzes

How Many Of These Dog Breeds Can You Guess?

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How many dog breeds are you familiar with? Guess the dog breeds in this fun quiz and test your dog breed knowledge! Discover your dog’s breed ancestry with an Embark dog DNA test. Did you know Embark tests for breeds? You can see the full list of breeds we test for in our breed database....

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Quizzes

Can We Guess What Type of Dog You Have?

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We want to know what type of dog you have! Can we guess with a short quiz? Take a few minutes to answer some of our questions about exercise, personality, and more to find out. We’ll take your answers into account and try to guess what type of dog you have! Do you really know...

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Dog Decoded

5 Cat-Friendly Dog Breeds

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Life is better with animals, and we don’t just mean dogs. If you have a pup at home and you would like to expand your furry family to include a cat, or if it’s the other way around, you’ve come to the right place. Many dogs can live with cat companions if they are socialized...

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Customer Stories

Embark Connects Two Sibling Pups With New Relative Finder

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Embark’s Doggy DNA Relative Finder has only been available since November, but we’ve already heard from several pup-parents about canine relatives being brought together for the first time since puppyhood. Read the story of Jude and Lucy, two sibling pups adopted from the same litter 10 years ago, who were able to meet up for...

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Dog Breeds

A Guide to Australian Shepherds

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Australian Shepherds are easygoing and playful dogs. Whether you just welcomed one into your home or are thinking about it, you’ve come to the right place. This guide to Australian Shepherds will provide all the information you need to properly train and care for your new furry friend. This guide was compiled with new dog...

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Quizzes

Can You Tell If These Dogs Are Related?

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Want to find your dog’s relatives? Thanks to our Relative Finder, it’s now possible to find and even reunite with your dog’s family! When Embark scientists examine your dog’s DNA, they also look at the other dogs in our database to determine their relatedness. If we do find any of your dog’s relatives, you even...

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Preventive Care

Top Winter Accessories to Keep Your Dog Warm

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Disclosure: This article contains affiliate links, meaning that Embark may receive a small commission if you make a purchase.  When winter weather arrives, we ready ourselves with coats, scarves, hats, and warm blankets, but what about our four-legged friends? This winter gear for dogs will help you get your pup ready for the chilly weather,...

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