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Black Legacy in Veterinary Medicine: The Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine

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Here at Embark, we’re on a mission to improve the life and longevity of all dogs through science and technology. We’re jazzed up to celebrate the unique contributions that have made an impact on veterinary medicine. After all, it‘s in our DNA. So in honor of Black History Month, we’re spotlighting one of the most...

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2021 Vet-Approved Dog Gift Guide

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Like 2020, 2021 has ushered in many changes and our dogs and puppies are right there beside us through it all. The unconditional love and support we get from our furry friends are unmatched. So with so many options out there, how do you pick the perfect gifts for your dog?  How about we start...

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How to Crate Train Your Puppy

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When you bring a new puppy home there’s a lot you need to get: food and toys to bowls, leashes, collars, and a crate! It’s important to start training your new puppy right away, including potty training and crate training.  Why Crate Train?  Puppies require a lot of attention and supervision to make sure they...

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Embark Customer Stories: The Winston Family

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When Winston came home to his new pet parents Griff and Laurel, he was a 50-pound bundle of sweetness and energy. A one-year-old rescue dog from Tennessee, Winston’s personality was immediately apparent—but wasn’t as clear as his breed, his background, and his health profile. That’s why Griff and Laurel turned to Embark. Earlier this year,...

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Can Dogs Eat Popcorn?

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Like many fruits, popcorn is an easy-to-make snack that is found in almost every home. As every pup parent knows, what is eaten at home is frequently shared with the family dog as a treat. When settled in with a big bowl of popcorn in front of the TV, should popcorn be intentionally shared with...

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Delilah’s Breed Reveal

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This adorable cookies and cream puppy mystery sparked many guesses across our social media. The guesses were as mixed as Delilah’s coat and now the wait is over!  Embark Breed ID Results Another puppy mystery solved. Delilah’s dominant breed is 38.9% American Pit Bull Terrier followed by 17.3% Pomeranian, 16.2% Australian Cattle Dog and 10.5%...

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All About Overheating in Dogs

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The sun is out and your dog’s tongue is out, it’s time for fun! There’s no rain, no work — finally, you and your dog can hit the trails early, chill poolside, or go to the beach and play ultimate frisbee. Whatever summer activity you choose, when it comes to fun with your four-legged friend,...

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Why Does My Dog Lick So Much?

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If your dog licks you a lot, you aren’t alone! Licking is a very natural canine behavior and highly enjoyable for dogs like nipping and mouthing. After giving birth, mother dogs will lick their newborn puppies to stimulate them to breathe and eat. Licking also releases endorphins that make dogs of all ages feel relaxed...

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The Best Parts: Dog Mom Edition

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Mother’s Day may be over for the year, but it’s the perfect time to celebrate Dog Mom’s Day! The bond between a woman and her best fur-iend is so special — from speaking a dog’s love languages to holding your new puppy for the first time. So let’s take a moment to celebrate all the...

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Genes Behind The Coolest Canine Traits

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Did you know dogs have 39 pairs of chromosomes in each cell? Chromosomes are made up of thousands of genes that carry traits inscribed in DNA. Just like you, your dog gets one set of genes from its mom and another from its dad. Since traits are inherited, all sorts of mix and matching can...

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How To Teach Your Dog To Play Basketball

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Are you ready for Mutt Madness? You can get into the fun at home by teaching your dog to actually play basketball. Move over Air Bud, your dog can soon be shooting hoops in your living room impressing all of your friends and family.  Basketball Supplies To get started teaching this trick, you will need...

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2020 #AllGoodDogs Recap

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We believe that all dogs are good in their own way. Whether they’re cuddling up to you on the couch or waking you up extra early, you can’t stop loving your pup. So we held a contest for twelve #AllGoodDog titles to celebrate all the ways dogs are good. Thousands of pup parents entered their...

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