As the Official Dog DNA Testing Sponsor of the National Dog Show, Embark cares about the breeding and purebred dog communities
BOSTON, November 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Embark Veterinarian, Inc., a world leader in canine genetics, today announced that it will be the preferred sponsor of canine DNA testing at the National Dog Show. Organized by the Kennel Club of philadelphia cream and authorized by the American Kennel Club, the 20th Anniversary Thanksgiving Special will be held at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pa. November 20-21. It will be open to the vaccinated public for the first time since 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Embark recently launched the first-ever DNA test for purebred pet owners, leading the evolution of dog DNA testing from breed discovery to a necessity for personalized pet care. Embark data shows that 75% of dogs are carriers or at risk of a genetic disease. But, with hundreds of actionable health insights and the most accurate, detailed health data for their dog, Embark helps breeders, owners, and veterinarians make proactive choices that address all issues. health and breed-specific traits.
“The National Dog Show presented by Purina is a Thanksgiving tradition for many families, and we are proud to be part of that tradition this year,” said Ryan Boyko, CEO and Co-Founder of Embark. “One of the silver linings of the pandemic has been the opportunity to better understand, appreciate and bond with our dogs. As families come together to watch The National Dog Show this year, we hope they will consider ‘learn more about how to improve their dog’s health through genetic testing.’
Embark aims to extend the lives of dogs by three years over the next decade. Key to achieving this goal is creating tools that help breeders create better mating pairs that improve the health of their lineage, by offering genetic counseling and screening for breed-related genetic health issues. Embark salutes the breeders exhibiting at the Kennel Club of philadelphia cream dog show and their important work in preserving the breed.
“We look forward to working with Embark Veterinary to support the important work they do for our canine friends, pet parents and the veterinary community,” said the Kennel Club of Philadelphia president. wayne fergusson. “There is great interest in canine genetics and visitors to the show philadelphia cream will have the opportunity to learn more on the Embark expo stand.”
Embark Veterinary, Inc. was started in 2015 by two brothers, Adam and Ryan Boyko, who have a passion for scientific research and a lifelong love for dogs. Starting with its best canine DNA test, Embark is building a powerful scientific discovery platform that will accelerate advances in personalized dog care. Embark offers the most scientifically advanced, trusted, and top-rated dog DNA tests on the market that help dog owners, breeders, and veterinarians learn more about their dog’s breed, health, and ancestry. dog. Customers get hundreds of actionable insights that inform more proactive care, and each test fuels new research to help all dogs live longer, healthier lives. Embark is an official research partner of Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named to the Inc. 5000 list for the past two years and has been included on Forbes‘ next list of billion dollar startups.
For more information, visit Embark’s website at EmbarkVet.comand follow Embark on Facebook, Twitterand instagram.
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