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Embark Connects Related Dogs With Doggy DNA Relative Finder: Viva and Bella

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Taking an Embark Dog DNA Test means you can learn about your dog’s breed, health, ancestry, and traits… but did you know that we can also connect you with your dog’s relatives? We recently launched our new Doggy DNA Relative Finder, which connects you with other Embark dogs that are related to your pup based...

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Top Reasons to Get Your Dog’s DNA Tested

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Dog; it’s the first word many of us learn and the first friend many of us have. Dogs are an integral part of our communities and lives, they represent a feeling of warmth, home and comfort to so many. While pets often become members of the family, many don’t know as much as they could...

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Dog Breeds

A Guide to Golden Retrievers

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Affectionate, intelligent and devoted, Golden Retrievers are a distinctly lovable breed. Their sweet disposition makes them superb companions! If you’re considering bringing a Golden Retriever into your home, we have all the information you need to make informed decisions regarding their care. We’ve included details about this breed’s physical characteristics, playtime needs, grooming tips, nutrition,...

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World’s Most Outrageous Dog Houses

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When you think of dog houses, you might picture Snoopy’s little, red abode or the popular and classic igloo-style den. We were surprised to find that the world of dog houses is more varied and unusual than one might think. We found houses with spa pools and sundecks, heating and electricity, and a few that...

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Which Dog Breed Best Matches Your Personality?

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We love our dogs for so many reasons, but one of them is that they all possess such amazing personalities! Who doesn’t love coming home and being greeted by their affectionate Golden Retriever or excitable Australian Shepherd? I think we can all agree that one of the many joys of adopting a new family dog...

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Embark Donates to 6 Shelters Across 3 States

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In 2018, Embark completed a shelter project that placed 10 dogs in forever homes! We also donated a portion of sales from the weekend of Clear the Shelters back to the six rescue organizations that participated in our project. The project Embark donated free dog DNA tests to six different shelters across three states.  We...

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Dog Breeds

A Guide to German Shepherds

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Loving and dependable, the German Shepherd Dog (commonly called the German Shepherd) would make an excellent addition to any family. If you are considering bringing a German Shepherd into your home, we have all the information you need to make informed decisions regarding the care of your new pup. We’ve included important details about this...

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A Guide to Corgis

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Did you just welcome a new Corgi into your home? Are you thinking about it? Either way, you’ve come to the right place. Whether your new furry friend is a puppy, an adult, or a senior dog, we have the information you need to properly train and care for him or her. This guide is...

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5 Ways to Enjoy Fall with Your Dog

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  The air is crisp, the leaves are changing, and the sky is steadily getting darker each night you take your dog out for their evening stroll. Despite the chill and the shorter days, fall is such a wonderfully cozy season–especially when you have a dog by your side.  This transition into fall is a...

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Top Dog Names of 2018

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We tested thousands of dogs at Embark this year and saw a lot of different names! So we wanted to find out what the most popular names were and how they varied between states and size. Let’s take a look at the top dog names for 2018! Most popular dog names *according to The Labrador Site...

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Embark Reunites Sibling Pups Separated after Hurricane Harvey

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Two dogs affected by Hurricane Harvey were reunited by Embark in February of 2018. We discovered Ollie and Daegyeon’s connection in our lab and learned that they were siblings! Ollie and Daegyeon’s story Ollie was abandoned during Hurricane Harvey, then taken in by a rescue group. He needed a forever home and Kristina needed a...

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5 Dog Park Tips for Pet Parents

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Dog parks are a fun place to be for pups and pet parents alike. Just watching your dog run around with their four-legged friends is enough to put a smile on anyone’s face. However, when there are many canines in the same place, it’s important to respect the rules. Here are five tips every owner...

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