/r/DoggyDNA

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Interested in testing your dog but don't know what to expect? Want to show off Fido's heritage? Just curious about the whole deal? You've come to the right place!

Interested in testing your dog but don't know what to expect? Want to show off Fido's heritage? Just curious about the whole deal? You've come to the right place!

This is a subreddit devoted to the genetic evaluation of questionable mutts and purebreds alike. Post an album of your dog's DNA test results and please include pictures of him/her!

Relevant self-posts and questions regarding DNA testing are encouraged.


Dog Breed Guessing

Studies show that visual breed identification is inaccurate! Posts requesting breed ID are not accepted here unless you are planning to update your post later with DNA test results.

Better places to post this type of thread are:

/r/IDmydog

/r/guessthebreed

/r/mutt

/r/dogs (Use correct tag)


Resources

"Genetics and the Shape of Dogs"

"All Dogs are Individuals"

"Analyzing the Analysis: Wisdom Panel DNA Tests & Mixed-Breed Dogs"

"Ancestry-inclusive dog genomics challenges popular breed stereotypes"


Darwin's Ark AMA 5/7/22

Embark AMA 4/26/22

WisdomPanel AMA 4/25/22


Dog Coat Colors

Dog Coat Color Genetics

Embark: Breed Library

WisdomPanel: Breed Library


Want to buy a kit?

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Embark comparison

WisdomPanel comparison


Embark Breed ID

Embark Breed + Health

WisdomPanel Essential

WisdomPanel Premium


If you have found interesting, informative, or enlightening content related to doggy DNA testing, please message the mods so that we may put it here on the sidebar!

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DNA test reviews

Trying to decide which DNA test is best for my little Maverick. How would you rate the various tests? Both in terms of accuracy and cost. And which one would be best suited for a 3 month old? Goal is just to understand his breeds and hopefully get an idea of his potential size

2 Comments
2024/06/27
00:47 UTC

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Guess my dog breed

Hey! I started fostering this dog recently and I’d love to know what breed you think she is?

8 Comments
2024/06/26
18:04 UTC

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