Use code DOGLIFE for up to $40 off plus free shipping

Dog Breeds

There are hundreds of dog breeds worldwide. Embark tests for more than 350 breeds. Visit our guides to the most popular breeds to learn about their history, nutrition, training, grooming, and more.

five barbet puppies
Dog Breeds

All About Hypoallergenic Dog Breeds

By

Dogs make wonderful companions, but they can cause allergic reactions in some pet parents. Being allergic to a pet can lead to symptoms that range from mild to severe or life-threatening. It can also make bonding difficult. While some people take allergy medications to reduce their dog allergy symptoms, others don’t find relief and must...

Read more about "All About Hypoallergenic Dog Breeds"
embark village dogs
Dog Breeds

It Takes a Village Dog

By

What are village dogs, and how do they relate to today’s modern breeds? Did you know that not all dogs have ancestry from breeds? There are dogs all over the world, but not all of them have ancestry from purebreds. In fact, about 1% of Embark-tested dogs come from populations of free-ranging, free-breeding dogs called...

Read more about "It Takes a Village Dog"
Labrador Retriever genetic health testing
Dog Breeds

Genetic Health Testing for Labrador Retrievers

By

The Labrador Retriever is a large, double-coated breed with a weather-resistant coat that comes in three colors — black, yellow, and chocolate, according to the AKC breed standard. From English fishing and hunting stock, this active, hearty breed was developed in Canada. Easily trained and a great swimmer, this breed excels in a variety of...

Read more about "Genetic Health Testing for Labrador Retrievers"
australian shepherd
Dog Breeds

Best of Breed Minute: Australian Shepherd

By

In the Westminster Best of Breed Minute series sponsored by Embark, Gail Miller Bisher tells us what judges are looking for when examining the Australian Shepherd. Learn about the Australian Shepherd Since 1994 the Australian Shepherd has been a popular breed at Westminster. Join The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show and Embark to learn something...

Read more about "Best of Breed Minute: Australian Shepherd"
embark guide to boxers featured image
Dog Breeds

A Guide to Boxers

By

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...

Read more about "A Guide to Boxers"
poodle talking
Dog Breeds

A Guide to Poodles

By

If you are considering adopting a Poodle, 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. At the bottom of this guide, check out our comprehensive...

Read more about "A Guide to Poodles"
embark yorkie running
Dog Breeds

A Guide to Yorkshire Terriers

By

Are you considering adopting a Yorkshire Terrier? 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. Your Guide to Yorkshire Terriers With a stellar combination of traits, Yorkshire Terriers...

Read more about "A Guide to Yorkshire Terriers"
beagle
Dog Breeds

A Guide to Beagles

By

Whether you’ve just welcomed a Beagle into your home or you’re thinking of adding one to your family, you’ve come to the right place; we have the information you need to properly train and care for him or her. This guide to Beagles was compiled with new dog owners in mind, but we also have...

Read more about "A Guide to Beagles"
embark boston terrier black and white
Dog Breeds

A Guide to Boston Terriers

By

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...

Read more about "A Guide to Boston Terriers"
embark dachshund puppy
Dog Breeds

A Guide to Dachshunds

By

If you’re considering adopting a Dachshund, look no further! We have all the information you need to make informed decisions regarding their care. We’ve included details about this breed’s physical characteristics, playtime needs, grooming tips, nutrition, and more. At the bottom of this guide, you will find a comprehensive list of all the health conditions...

Read more about "A Guide to Dachshunds"
siberian husky
Dog Breeds

A Guide to Siberian Huskies

By

Did you just welcome a Siberian Husky into your home? Are you thinking about it? Either way, you’ve come to the right place! Whether you’ve adopted a puppy or an older dog, we have the information you need to properly train and care for him or her. This guide to Siberian Huskies was compiled with...

Read more about "A Guide to Siberian Huskies"
litter of corgi puppies
Dog Breeds

A Guide to Corgis

By

Did you just welcome a new Corgi into your home? Are you thinking about it? Either way, you’ve come to the right place. Whether your new furry friend is a puppy, an adult, or a senior dog, we have the information you need to properly train and care for him or her. This guide is...

Read more about "A Guide to Corgis"

Related Categories

Health Conditions