Facts about EIC in Dogs

Facts about EIC in Dogs

Most dogs love to be on the move—and for hunting breeds like Labrador Retrievers, being able to run and do their jobs is just about what they love most. Unfortunately, breeders and hunting enthusiasts have observed for years that exercise intolerance and even collapse...
Top 3 Celebrity Paternity Cases of 2018

Top 3 Celebrity Paternity Cases of 2018

  As the DNA testing lab of choice for Maury and Paternity Court, and with over 20 years’ experience in this field, DDC has been and is a trusted resource for thousands of people when it comes to paternity testing and other types of relationship tests. In addition to...
3 Best Tips for Leaving Your Dog Home Alone

3 Best Tips for Leaving Your Dog Home Alone

Dogs are pack animals that crave human companionship—much more so than do cats. Writing in Psychology Today, psychologist Dr. Stanley Coren states, “We now have data that suggests that we have selectively bred the domestic dog so that it is strongly biased to love...
DNA Swabbing vs. Blood Samples in DNA Testing

DNA Swabbing vs. Blood Samples in DNA Testing

The two most popular methods for collecting DNA in labs are blood samples and cheek swabs. The DNA testing results from extracting DNA-rich cells via swabs or blood samples are exactly the same, only there are differences in how the two samples are processed. Both...
What Breed is my Dog? You May Have It All Wrong.

What Breed is my Dog? You May Have It All Wrong.

  Was it love at first sight when you and your shelter pooch laid eyes on each other? According to the ASPCA, 3.3 million dogs end up in U.S. animal rescue/control facilities every year, and 1.6 million get adopted. No doubt you’ve asked, “what breed is my dog?”...