A friend recently brought home her new pup. She bought it from a breeder who insisted the dog was a pure-bred Golden Retriever. Being a first-time pet owner she wasn’t particularly familiar with what the breed should look like, but when she brought her furbaby to puppy training she realized that the dog really didn’t look like the other Goldens that were there. While that didn’t make her love her dog any less, she was interested to know what breed he actually was. Her solution? Test his DNA.
Besides satisfying curiosity, testing your dog’s DNA can have a series of benefits. Knowing your pup’s breed can explain some of his quirky behaviors, like his chewing, his herding tendencies, his overwhelming desire to chase squirrels or burrow under the fence. With this knowledge, you can adjust your training style to help ensure that you are giving your pup his best chance for success. Dogs by nature are people-pleasers, so when they do well, and you’re happy, it’s a win-win situation all around. Beyond that it can help you understand what kind of genetic health risks your dog may be prone to, as well as helping to determine how large your dog might become and his average lifespan.
The DNA My Dog Breed Identification Test Kit is fast, easy and painless. Simply swab your pet’s cheeks, send in the sample and the results will be emailed back to you within two weeks. You will not only receive a breakdown of the breeds identified in your dog’s DNA, but a report on the associated personality traits and potential health concerns.
Recipient of the “Leaders in Ethical Canine Genetic Testing” award at the 2020 GHP Biotechnology Awards, DNA My Dog Breed is normally valued at $79, but is now being offered for only $59.99, a 24% discount. A satisfied customer lauds, “To find out [her dog’s] DNA has been the coolest experience! The description of the levels was most helpful. SO GLAD I DID THIS!!" Get yours, and see if you don’t agree.
Oh … and my friend’s dog? Turns out there was barely a drop of Golden Retriever in him.
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