GERMANTOWN, Md., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — You think she's part Boxer, but it's anyone's guess why she has herding tendencies. Is your “Labradoodle” really the combination of a purebred Labrador Retriever and a purebred Poodle? Your Collie may look like a purebred, but is he really? For curious parents of mixed breed and presumed designer or purebred dogs, the guessing game is now over. Thanks to a convenient 3-in-1 do-it-yourself dog DNA test, owners can use a single, convenient kit to identify breeds that make up a mixed breed dog; inform the parental ancestry of a “designer” dog; or certify whether a purebred is, in fact, a purebred.
The state-of-the-art Wisdom Panel® 2.0 from Mars Veterinary™, a global leader in pet care and canine genetic breed identification, offers unprecedented accuracy by testing for more than 200 breeds and varieties, including 100 percent of american kennel club registered breeds. Armed with breed insights, the test can finally answer those nagging behavior questions and may help owners have a better relationship with their dog and take better care of their dog's health.
Reap the Benefits of Wisdom with ease
With a simple cheek swab, dog owners can get valuable DNA-based insights, which help explain their dog's unique appearance, behaviors and wellness needs, especially when they don't know the history of their dog or have pedigree documents. Mixed breed dog owners and owners of rescue or shelter adopted dogs (28 percent of dogs are adopted each year from either an Animal Shelter, Humane Society or a Rescue Group) will find out the breeds that make-up their beloved pet. For owners of purebred dogs,