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Genetic Health Testing for Pomeranians

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Embark for Breeders offers six breed-specific genetic health tests for the Pomeranian among the genetic health conditions for which Embark tests. Breeders can easily share breed-specific DNA test results on parents or puppies with the one-page DNA Health Summary report with Embark test results.   Genetic health testing is an integral part of a responsible dog...

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Genetic Health Testing for Australian Shepherds

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Embark for Breeders offers 12 breed-specific genetic health tests for the Australian Shepherd among the genetic health conditions for which Embark tests. Breeders can easily share breed-specific DNA test results on parents or puppies with the one-page DNA Health Summary report with Embark test results.   Genetic health testing is an integral part of a responsible...

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Genetic Health Testing for Doberman Pinschers

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Embark for Breeders offers eight breed-specific genetic health tests for the Doberman Pinscher among the genetic health conditions for which Embark tests. Breeders can easily share breed-specific DNA test results on parents or puppies with the one-page DNA Health Summary report with Embark test results.   Genetic health testing is an integral part of a responsible...

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Genetic Health Testing for Bulldogs

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Embark for Breeders offers three breed-specific genetic health tests for the Bulldog among the genetic health conditions for which Embark tests. Breeders can easily share breed-specific DNA test results on parents or puppies with the one-page DNA Health Summary report with Embark test results.   Genetic health testing is an integral part of a responsible dog...

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Genetic Health Testing for German Shorthaired Pointers

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Embark for Breeders offers five breed-specific genetic health tests for the German Shorthaired Pointer among the genetic health conditions for which Embark tests. Breeders can easily share breed-specific DNA test results on parents or puppies with the one-page DNA Health Summary report with Embark test results.   Genetic health testing is an integral part of a...

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Embark Adds New DNA Trait Test Chondrodysplasia (CDPA)

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The Embark for Breeders Dog DNA test now includes the trait test for Chondrodysplasia (CDPA) to help breeders make informed decisions for their breeding programs.  What is Chondrodysplasia (CDPA)? CDPA is a trait resulting in the short-legged appearance consistent with the breed standard of many breeds, such as the Dachshund, Basset Hound, and Corgi. It...

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Genetic Health Testing for Beagles

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Embark for Breeders Dog DNA test offers 12 breed-specific genetic health tests for the Beagle among the genetic health conditions for which Embark tests. Breeders can easily share breed-specific DNA test results on parents or puppies with the one-page DNA Health Summary report with Embark test results.   Genetic health testing is an integral part of...

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Embark and Cornell Riney Canine Health Center Presents: Canine Genetics 101

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Welcome to the first webinar in a series of informative discussions with canine genetics experts from Embark Veterinary, Inc. and Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. Embark and the Cornell Riney Canine Health Center Presents: Canine Genetics 101 is now available as a free, on-demand webinar.       Learn about basic genetics terminology, modes...

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Genetic Health Testing for Rottweilers

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Embark for Breeders offers five breed-specific genetic health tests for the Rottweiler among the genetic health conditions for which Embark tests. Breeders can easily share breed-specific DNA test results on parents or puppies with the one-page DNA Health Summary report with Embark test results.   Genetic health testing is an integral part of a responsible dog...

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Genetic Health Testing for Standard Poodles

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Embark for Breeders offers seven breed-specific genetic health tests for the Standard Poodle among the genetic health conditions for which Embark tests. Breeders can easily share breed-specific Embark DNA test results on parents or puppies with the one-page DNA Health Summary report.    Genetic health testing is an integral part of a responsible dog breeding program....

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Why Should Breeders Consider Genetic COI in Breeding Decisions?

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In this video from the 2022 Embark Canine Health Summit, Embark Veterinary’s Senior Scientist I Samantha Hauser, PhD explains how Embark can measure and quantify inbreeding as the genetic coefficient of inbreeding (COI), the consequences of inbreeding on dog’s health and lifespan, and how breeders can leverage COI to make the best breeding decisions for...

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Responsible Breeding Practices

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Dr. Jenna Dockweiler, MS, DVM, DACT, CCRT, CVAT Veterinary Geneticist at Embark Veterinary, presented her session Responsible Breeding Practices at the second annual 2022 Embark Canine Health Summit.  This informative discussion reviews the breeding candidacy of the dog and responsible breeding as well as Brucella canis, and its management in a breeding setting. You’ll also...

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Dog DNA testing is an important part of a responsible breeding program when it comes to genetic health, traits, and the coefficient of inbreeding (COI). Embark offers educational content about genetic conditions by breed, the science behind DNA testing, and product updates to help breeders navigate all the information they need.

At Embark for Breeders, we know how important it is to have accurate science behind the DNA test you use to plan the next generation. Our scientists are making genetic discoveries to help reduce inherited genetic diseases and to increase the longevity of your dogs and puppies.