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The MSPCA was founded in 1868, with the Boston location later opening its doors in 1976. Their shelter welcomes not only dogs, but cats, rabbits, birds, ferrets, guinea pigs, hamsters, mice, rats, and other small animals. The focus of MSPCA Boston is to provide resources such as food and vet care to animals in the...

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15 Surprising Facts About Dogs

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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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World’s Most Outrageous Dog Houses

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When you think of dog houses, you might picture Snoopy’s little, red abode or the popular and classic igloo-style den. We were surprised to find that the world of dog houses is more varied and unusual than one might think. We found houses with spa pools and sundecks, heating and electricity, and a few that...

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Embark Donates to 6 Shelters Across 3 States

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In 2018, Embark completed a shelter project that placed 10 dogs in forever homes! We also donated a portion of sales from the weekend of Clear the Shelters back to the six rescue organizations that participated in our project. The project Embark donated free dog DNA tests to six different shelters across three states.  We...

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How 1 Dog Project is Saving the Mongolian Grassland Steppes

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The Mongolian Bankhar Dog Project (MBDP) is a nonprofit organization with a mission of slowing down and reversing the “desertification of the Mongolian Grassland Steppes.” According to the project’s website, they plan to achieve that goal by resurrecting the traditional use of the livestock guardian dog known as the Bankhar. Saving the Steppes Director Bruce...

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Dog Featured in Embark Today Show Segment Moves to Bavarian Alps

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Remember Lissibelle? This adorable pup was part of our segment featured on the Today Show in 2017 and her owner, Rebecca Maddox, just shared an update with us. Not only has Lissibelle changed her look, but she also moved to the Alps! Rebecca wanted to complete a DNA test for Lissibelle after losing her dog...

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Embark Donates Profits to Help Dogs Affected by Hurricane Harvey

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In 2017, Hurricane Harvey devastated many regions in Houston and the Texas Coast. The natural disaster left many people and dogs displaced and homeless. As an active member of the dog community with deep roots in Texas, we know that there are amazing shelters and volunteers helping these dogs. They were stretched to their limits...

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Embark Sale Beneficiary Focus – Washington Humane Society-Washington Animal Rescue League

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Olympic fever has hit and we at Embark have challenged the dog lovers of America to raise money for their local animal rescues! We are running a special 20% off sale on our dog DNA tests with $10 per kit sold going to a shelter of your choice. The city with the most sales see’s...

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Embark Sale Beneficiary Focus – Arizona Humane Society

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Let the games begin! Embark loves a good competition and to get us in the Olympic spirit, we at Embark have challenged the dog lovers of America to raise money for their local animal shelters! We are running a special 20% off sale on our dog DNA tests with $10 per kit sold going to...

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Embark Sale Beneficiary Focus – Central Texas SPCA

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Marking the Olympic Games, we at Embark have challenged the dog lovers of America to raise money for their local animal shelters! We are running a special 20% off sale on our dog DNA tests with $10 per kit sold going to a shelter of your choice. The city with the most sales sees their shelter’s...

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