Animal genetic testing has become a fast-growing market, but how accurate are the tests?
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Over the past decade, companies like Ancestry and 23andMe have made personal genetic testing mainstream. Now, humans are projecting their genealogical curiosity onto their pets’ breeding. C&EN submitted samples from one dog to three different consumer DNA-testing services: Embark, Wisdom Panel, and DNA My Dog. Watch the video to see how each product stacks up.
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