DNA My Dog launches a new Breed Determination Test for Deceased Dogs
TORONTO, June 6, 2013 /CNW/ - DNA testing for breed determination in dogs has flourished over the past few years. For the owners of "mystery mutts," the opportunity to discover every breed that exists in their dogs has opened new windows into the health and personality of mixed-breed dogs. For those who have lost their canine companions, this advance often did not come soon enough. Until now.
In response to the growing demand to learn the breeds of dogs after they have died, DNA My Dog, in partnership with the Paleo DNA Laboratory at Lakehead University, has launched the first Dog Breed DNA tests available for deceased dogs.
This test extracts DNA from old toys, food bowls, blankets or other objects with which the dog has had oral contact and which are still in the owner's possession. This scientific advance allows people to learn more about the dog they loved long after he or she is gone.
Benefits of Dog DNA testing
Learning the precise breed mix of their dogs lets owners be more proactive with the dog's health and welfare. Even those who have already lost beloved dogs can use this information to great advantage when they make their next choice. No pet can be replaced. But the personality traits of specific breeds go a long way in helping people make the very important decision as to which dog will make an ideal companion in the years ahead.
About DNA My Dog
DNA My Dog is a Canine DNA testing company who began breed testing as part of an overall canine rescue fundraising initiative. To date they have raised over $100,000 for Canine Rescues and Shelters across North America and continue to work with animal welfare organizations internationally. A leader in Canine DNA testing, DNA My Dog offers a simple and affordable at-home cheek swab test that will determine very breed in a mixed breed dog, by percentage.
DNA My Dog's test provides owners of mystery mutts the opportunity to be more proactive about the health concerns and training of their dog. Equally as important it also helps many answer the common question: "What kind of dog is that"?
Video with caption: "Who's your Doggy? Discover Every Breed in your Dog with a DNA My Dog test.". Video available at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wynrWq3T_yA
SOURCE: DNA My Dog
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