We partner with breed clubs, health organizations, university researchers, and others to improve the health of dogs everywhere.
Our mission is to end preventable disease in dogs. By working together, we aim to leverage Embark’s unique capabilities to accelerate the pace of discovery and make our findings more quickly accessible to owners, breeders, and veterinarians. Embark is the only DNA test provider to leverage a research-grade platform using over 200,000 genetic markers. This platform enables cutting-edge research and genetic mapping studies to occur immediately, while also archiving genetic data for future initiatives.
State of the Breed Reports
Embark helps organizations track the frequency of disease mutation occurrence in their breed, physical traits, and COI statistics to assess overall impact to both breeding trends and population structure over time.
Research Driven by Your Organization
Embark’s research team works to achieve new discoveries in canine genetic health. Opportunities are available to focus on breed relevant disorder
Own Your Data
Breeders that use Embark own their dog’s raw genetic data, and can share it with health organizations and researchers to facilitate on-going canine research studies. By making these data available, Embark strives to support research efforts around the world and contribute to important genetic health discoveries.
Partner organizations enjoy special discounts on Embark products. Partners also receive supporting educational materials to help members better understand how to apply Embark DNA test results to make healthy breeding decisions.
Frequently Asked Questions
I’m not a breed club or organization representative, but I want to send information to them about potential partnerships to help them learn more.
Many of our partnerships have started exactly this way - with members championing for organization-wide participation. We recommend that you download this pamphlet that has more information, and send it directly to your breed club decision-makers or contacts. You can also click here to send an email directly with this information
Who owns the data, and how do I ensure that anonymity is protected in these studies?
My breed is unique and has specific needs. How do I make sure those are addressed if we partner with Embark?
Every partnership is unique. Embark recognizes that breeds, by their very nature, are distinct, and these differences are what makes dogs such a remarkable model for genetic discovery. A key element of a successful partnership is for our team to learn more about your dogs from the breed’s experts (you!) and work together with your organization to customize a meaningful program for your breed.
Still have questions? We’re here to help. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Working Together to Create a Better Future for Your Breed
We collaborate with more than 40 leading canine health, breed, and industry organizations. By bringing together some of the brightest minds, we accelerate impactful research focused on identifying genetic associations to health-related conditions.