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Breed Accuracy

Over 200,000 genetic markers

Most accurate breed identification available: Embark tests over 200,000 genetic markers and builds your breed mix chromosome by chromosome.

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Under 10,000 genetic markers

Low accuracy breed identification: Tests currently on the market look at fewer than 10,000 markers, often resulting in an incomplete or inaccurate picture of your dog’s genetic make up.

Genetic Disease Tests

160+ included

160 diseases included: We test nearly every genetic disease possible for every customer. Our proprietry genetic age and weight tests also allow you and your vet to make the best decisions for your dog’s health throughout their lifespan.

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$50+ each

$50 or more per disease test: Dog owners must test for each disease individually or in panels of 3-7 tests for $300 or more. No genetic age or weight tests.

Physical Traits

Coat, Size, and More

A dozen traits included: Discover why your dog looks so cute, how big your pup will grow up, and more.

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$50+ each

$50 or more per trait test: Test each trait individually or in high-priced panels.

Updates to Results

Yes

Yes! New tests added to results for free until the current panel is exhausted. When our scientists discover a new genetic association that we can report to you, we add it to your panel for free.

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No

No. Dog owners need to pay per test if a new disease is discovered.

Report for Vets

Yes

Designed by vets, our vet report allows you to share key information with your vet to give your dog the best care possible.

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No

Not provided.

Contribute to Science

Yes

Let your dog contribute to scientific research. Opt-in to have your dog’s genetic profile included in cutting-edge studies in canine health and genetics.

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No

No research component; limited marker panels not suitable for research studies.

The Bottom Line

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