DDC Veterinary Offers Multiple-Test Discounts for Dog DNA Tests

Since 2003, DDC’s Veterinary Division has offered DNA testing for animals, providing breeders and veterinarians with reliable and accurate parentage verification as well as several inherited trait and disease tests. In recent years, DDC has added an increasing number of available tests for canines, from detecting inherited disorders such as Exercise-Induced Collapse and Centronuclear Myopathy…

Happy Father’s Day from DDC

This Father’s Day weekend, we’d like to highlight some of our DNA tests that you might find interesting: • Paternal Lineage Test — A perfect gift for any Dad, this test will reveal a man’s direct geographic roots dating back hundreds or thousands of years. It is based on the Y chromosome, which is passed…

A Memorial Day DNA Story

A Central Pennsylvania news source reports on the story of how DNA helped to finally solve the mystery of a World War II soldier who died in a plane crash—and whose family has been wondering about his remains for over 65 years. The remains, which have a long history of being dug up and reburied…

Privacy in Paternity Testing

Paternity is all over the media lately—with the Maury show, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s recent revelation, and the increasing attention that several U.S. states are paying to the role of paternity testing in child support scenarios. You might be in a paternity situation and wondering, is there any privacy in paternity testing? Yes, there is. DDC was…

Can a DNA test help me obtain paternity leave?

Paternity leave has been on the news recently, with Texas Rangers Colby Lewis making headlines as the first MLB player to officially request leave—to the disappointment of some vocal Rangers fans. You might not be an MLB player, but many companies have paternity leave provisions for their employees. They will usually require the father to…

How Does a Home Paternity Test Work?

Home paternity testing has been in the news lately—in one unique case, it has even been used as part of a scam to get people’s personal information and extort money. So if an unwanted DNA kit shows up in your mailbox, check it out carefully. How exactly does home paternity testing work, and what can…