NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Embark Veterinary will next month introduce a new DNA test for dogs that it hopes will not only satisfy the curiosity of pet owners but advance both canine and human health research.  

The Austin, Texas-based firm aims to provide users of its Embark Dog DNA Test with an overview of their dog's ancestry, disease risk, and heritable traits, information that could allow them to better understand their dog's health, and even make personalized decisions about their long-term care.

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