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Accuracy

The accuracy of dog DNA tests depends in part on the technology they use. We explore the factors that determine the accuracy of a dog DNA test, how reliable test results are, and more.

Accuracy & Reliability: How Embark Provides Results you can Trust
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Accuracy & Reliability: How Embark Provides Results You Can Trust

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DNA Testing is rapidly growing among breeders, giving them increasingly detailed information to manage and improve the genetic health, diversity, and physical traits of their breeding lines. Given the importance of these test results to the health of not only each dog but also that of future generations of dogs, we believe it’s critical to...

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Must-read for breeders: The latest report on dog-DNA testing
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Must-read for breeders: The latest report on dog-DNA testing

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Looking for the right fit in a dog DNA testing company? The AKC Canine Health Foundation and the OFA, two of the most prestigious authorities in the dog breeding world, recently published a review of the dog DNA testing industry—and it’s an extremely useful guide. Not only does it provide practical explanations of genetics and...

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The Most Accurate Dog DNA Test

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What is the most accurate dog DNA test? The answer to that question depends on a few different factors, like what technology the test uses, how much genetic information is captured in the results, and more. Embark is proud to offer the most accurate dog DNA test on the market today. But how can you...

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How Accurate Are Dog DNA Tests?

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The journey of testing your dog’s DNA begins with a swab. After you collect saliva from inside your dog’s cheeks and mail the swab, it arrives at Embark’s CLIA-certified, canine-approved laboratory for processing. The DNA is extracted for analysis under state-of-the-art laboratory conditions. The DNA sample is then run on Embark’s custom-made genetics chip, the...

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