Put your dog’s best paw forward with Embark

Embark was built to help you discover your dog’s DNA story and feel closer to your pup than ever before. But for us, it’s so much more than that.

We’re the most accurate dog DNA test available

Embark is the only dog DNA test that looks at as many genetic markers as human ancestry tests to put the pieces of your dog’s DNA puzzle together. That’s 100 times more than other tests. Because your dog deserves the best.

We’re on a mission others haven’t even tried to sniff

Embark is the only canine genetics company that uses a research-grade DNA genotyping platform, which our industry-leading scientists spent years developing at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. That not only means that we can give you the most accurate results, but it gives us the greatest potential to make future genetic discoveries. Every dog in our database brings us closer to realizing our goal of ending preventable disease in dogs.

In every report, Embark shares more wisdom than the competition

Most other dog DNA tests will only tell you about your pup’s breed; Embark includes more information. Our customer service and veterinary geneticists are renowned for answering any questions you may have when interpreting your dog’s results.

  • Most accurate breed identification
  • Examines over 200,000 genetic markers
  • Tests for over 160 health conditions
  • More than a dozen trait tests
  • Contribute to scientific discovery to help end preventable disease in dogs
  • Updates to results whenever possible
  • Highest rated test on the market
  • Highly specialized veterinarians and canine geneticists on-staff to answer questions


  • Inaccurate or incomplete breed identification
  • Examines at most 3,000 genetic markers
  • At most 150 health tests
  • At most 5-7 traits reported

The Bottom Line

Embark offers the most accurate test on the market, analyzing over 100 times more genetic information than the competition. Join our community of dog lovers who have rated Embark higher than any other dog DNA test available.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why is Embark the most accurate?

Embark offers the most accurate breed identification available by testing over 200,000 genetic markers. We also have 100 times more genetic information than any other test, which gives us a paw up on the competition. Embark is an official research partner of Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine and has geneticists and veterinarians on staff to ensure accuracy.

Does every Embark test include all of the features?

Yes! Every Embark test comes with all of the features including insights on breed, health, ancestry, traits, and more.

What is in the trait section of the results?

Trait results include information on coat color, other coat traits, body features, body size, performance, coefficient of inbreeding (COI), and genetic diversity.