Health Condition Spotlight

Understanding and interpreting your Embark health results.

Learn more about specific health conditions that Embark tests for, and how to interpret your results.

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Canine Ichthyosis: What can DNA testing tell us?

Ichthyosis is a skin disorder found in a variety of breeds. Learn how genetic testing can be used to mitigate risk and provide a starting point for treatment.

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Coagulopathies: Why DNA test your dog

Learn about the causes, diagnostic tests, and treatments for canine coagulopathies.

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Help Us Discover the Cause of DCM in Dogs

Embark has teamed up with Hill’s Pet Nutrition on the largest research study to date investigating genetic risk factors that may lead to Dilated Cardiomyopathy.

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Progressive Retinal Atrophy in Dogs Explained

Embark tests for over a dozen different variants that are known to cause PRA. Learn from our veterinarians about how the risk of developing PRA can differ between variants and among breeds.

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Is Your Dog at Risk for DM? What the Latest Genetic Research Can Tell You

We asked our experts to share answers to common questions about the tested variant for Degenerative Myelopathy (SOD1A).

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Your Dog Has a High Chance of Low ALT. Should You Worry?

Every Embark test screens ALT activity—one of several values your veterinarian measures on routine blood work to gauge your dog’s liver health. What does this mean? Let’s dig in.

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Wobbler Syndrome: Help us learn which dogs may be at risk

Learn about Wobbler Syndrome and Embark's current study to identify genetic variants that increase the risk for this condition.

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10 New Embark DNA tests that keep breeders ahead

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We’re always publishing more content for breeders. Check out our Canine Genetics for Dog Breeders center for more topics.

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