Dog Genetics for Breeders

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Health & Coat Color Genetics

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Advice & Best Practices

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Link to Coat Color Inheritance Dog Coat Color Genetics

Coat Color Inheritance

Click to explore topics in coat color inheritance.

Link to Health Condition Spotlights Health Condition Spotlight

Health Condition Spotlights

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Link to Webinar: The Art and Science of Breeding Webinar: The Art and Science of Breeding

Webinar: The Art and Science of Breeding

A webinar presented by The Westminster Kennel Club and Embark Vet

Link to Should I breed a dog tested as a carrier or at-risk? Should I breed my carrier or at-risk dog?

Should I breed a dog tested as a carrier or at-risk?

Learn how to factor genetic health results into breeding decisions in this introductory video with Dr. Adam Boyko.

Link to How do I predict litter outcomes using a Punnett square? How do I predict litter outcomes using a Punnett square

How do I predict litter outcomes using a Punnett square?

Learn how to predict potential litter coat color genotypes as well as genetic health risks for a proposed breeding with Dr. Adam Boyko

Link to Mendelian Inheritance Explored Mendelian Inheritance Explored

Mendelian Inheritance Explored

Link to Genetics 101

Genetics 101

Link to Beyond DNA Tests: What Breeders Should Know About Complex Genetics

Beyond DNA Tests: What Breeders Should Know About Complex Genetics

Link to Embark Discovers Roaning Genomic Region Offers Only Roan DNA Test in the Marketplace Australian Cattle Dog

Embark Discovers Roaning Genomic Region Offers Only Roan DNA Test in the Marketplace

Link to Decoding Your Dog's Coat Type and Length - Phenotype Impacted by Genotype

Decoding Your Dog's Coat Type and Length - Phenotype Impacted by Genotype

Link to Decoding Coat Color Modifiers: White Spotting, Roaning, Saddle Tan, and Merle Coat Color Modifiers

Decoding Coat Color Modifiers: White Spotting, Roaning, Saddle Tan, and Merle

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For the Love of Purebred Dogs

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Breeder Spotlight Series

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Link to The Best of The Best: Partnering with The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Embark

The Best of The Best: Partnering with The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

Link to Stand with Me: Connecting Service Dogs with Military Veterans Three people standing on a lawn covered with small American flags and three dogs laying on the grass on leashes

Stand with Me: Connecting Service Dogs with Military Veterans

Link to Genetics, Purebreds, and a Passion for Canine Health

Genetics, Purebreds, and a Passion for Canine Health

Link to Honoring the Past, Embracing the Future

Honoring the Past, Embracing the Future

Link to Highlights From the 2020 Crufts Dog Show

Highlights From the 2020 Crufts Dog Show

Link to DNA Day 2020: Celebrating a Revolution in Canine Health

DNA Day 2020: Celebrating a Revolution in Canine Health

Link to Embark Salutes Service Dogs for Veterans

Embark Salutes Service Dogs for Veterans

Link to Everything You Need to Know About the Embark Canine Health Summit Canine Health Summit Speakers

Everything You Need to Know About the Embark Canine Health Summit

Link to Advice on How to Avoid Common Mistakes and Pitfalls in Dog Breeding from Canine Health Summit Panelists Advice on Dog Breeding

Advice on How to Avoid Common Mistakes and Pitfalls in Dog Breeding from Canine Health Summit Panelists

Link to Supporting Canine Health Research Helps Dogs Live Long, Healthy Lives Irish Wolfhound

Supporting Canine Health Research Helps Dogs Live Long, Healthy Lives

Link to National Purebred Dog Day Photo Contest to Find "Litter-ally, the Cutest Puppies" Around National Purebred Dog Day

National Purebred Dog Day Photo Contest to Find "Litter-ally, the Cutest Puppies" Around

Link to Genetics and Dog Shows Share Centuries of History Uno the Westminster Champion Beagle

Genetics and Dog Shows Share Centuries of History

Link to Planning Breedings After the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Westminster Best in Show winner Wasabi

Planning Breedings After the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

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