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Database of Dog DNA

A database of dog DNA may help save dog breeds whose numbers are dwindling, Wired UK reports.

For instance, it notes that only 53 Skye terriers were registered in the UK last year, meaning that the gene pool for the dogs is also shrinking. This, Wired UK notes, is especially problematic as the breed is prone to an inherited form of hepatitis. 

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