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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 of inheritance, applying genetics in a breeding program, COI, genetic diversity, and much more with moderator Rory Todhunter, Ph.D. Director of the Cornell Richard P. Riney Canine Health Center and the webinar panelists:   

  • Jacquelyn Evans, Ph.D., assistant professor, Baker Institute for Animal Health, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Jenna Dockweiler, M.S., D.V.M., D.A.C.T., C.C.R.T., C.V.A.T., veterinary geneticist at Embark Veterinary, Inc 
  • Callum Donnelly, BVetBiol/BVetSc, DACT, DACVIM (LA), assistant professor, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine 

Please visit our Resources + Insights for Breeders for more educational resources, including Dr. Dockweiler’s Responsible Breeding Practices video.  Explore Embark for Breeders dog DNA tests to start your DNA testing journey.

Lisa Peterson Contributor

Award-winning writer, journalist, and podcast host Lisa Peterson is a canine subject matter expert and Content Strategy Lead at Embark Veterinary. She served as the American Kennel Club director of communications and club communications for 10 years before becoming a Westminster Kennel Club public relations consultant from 2016 to 2021. Lisa began owning, breeding, and handling Norwegian Elkhounds more than 35 years ago, and today is an AKC judge and AKC Breeder of Merit.

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