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Celebrating DNA Day


National DNA Day is celebrated every year on April 25. It commemorates the completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003, along with the discovery of DNA’s double helix structure in 1953, according to the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI). A group of scientists—including James Watson, Rosalind Franklin, and Francis Crick—were the catalysts for...

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Famous Dogs

The History of Dire Wolves


Today, many people recognize dire wolves as the wolf-like animals that star in the popular fantasy television series Game of Thrones. But dire wolves were actually real. These majestic animals once roamed the New World. Dire wolves, also known as Canis dirus, lived during the Pleistocene becoming extinct roughly 10,000 years ago. These animals are...

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Dog Breeds

A Guide to Boston Terriers


If you are considering adopting a Boston Terrier, or just want to know more about them, we’ve compiled all the information you might need to make informed decisions regarding their care. We’ve included details about this breed’s physical characteristics, activity needs, grooming tips, nutrition, and more. Your guide to Boston Terriers With irresistibly cute faces...

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15 Surprising Facts About Dogs


Here at Embark, we love making new discoveries about dogs. That’s why our founders traveled the world studying them. This was Embark’s very beginning, and these findings have since helped thousands of customers learn even more about their furry family members. Dogs are full of surprises. Become a canine expert with the help of these...

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What’s Your Dog’s Party Song?


Do you think you and your dog dance to the same beats? Your dog’s party song might match their personality. Could it be a country ballad for a soulful hound? An upbeat classic for your fun-loving pup? Or maybe it’s a true party anthem that gets everyone dancing. We’ve compiled a series of questions that...

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Bonding With Your Dog

Top Dog-Friendly Locations and Events in New York City


Planning a trip to New York City? Want to bring your pup? There are plenty of dog-friendly locations and events for you and your furry friend to check out in the Big Apple. Before you pack, read through this guide for some of the very best dog-friendly spots. Hotels The Standard, High-Line Phone: 646-859-2316 Located...

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Dog Decoded

Can Dogs See Color?


Have you ever wondered if your dog can truly see all the colors we can? We’re sure you’ve heard it before, the idea that they might only see in black and white? This is merely an oft-repeated myth according to studies done by Dr. Jay Neitz, professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara. After...

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Dog Breeds

A Guide to Doberman Pinschers


If you’re considering adopting a Doberman Pinscher, look no further than this guide! We have everything you need to make important decisions about their care, including basic information about this breed, grooming tips, nutrition advice, and much more. If you have any questions after reading this guide, email and our award-winning customer service team...

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Customer Stories

3 Pups Rescued After Tornado Use Embark


On April 27, 2011, a tornado ripped through parts of Alabama, leaving nothing but damage in its wake. The EF4 multiple-vortex tornado ruined portions of Tuscaloosa and Birmingham, as well as surrounding areas, according to Wikipedia. One of the casualties of the natural disaster was a house that contained a litter of seven puppies. The...

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QUIZ: Are You and Your Pup a Perfect Match?


Here at Embark, we can certainly understand that special connection you have with your furry family members. They are always there, waiting for you to get home after a long day of work, they love you just as you are, and every pup that comes through your life has a distinctive and endearing personality. For...

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Valentine’s Day Gifts for Dogs and Dog Lovers


Disclosure: This article contains affiliate links, meaning that Embark may receive a small commission if you make a purchase.  Is your significant other a dog lover? Do you have a pup at home that is part of your family? If you answered yes to either of those questions, this gift guide is for you. Check...

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Dog Breeds

A Guide to Boxers


Are you considering adopting a Boxer? Do you already have one in the family? We have all the information you need to make decisions about their care, including details about this breed’s physical characteristics, playtime needs, grooming tips, nutrition, and more. At the bottom of this guide, look for our comprehensive list of all the...

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