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HGTD & Genetic Testing

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What's new in the Harmonization of Genetic Testing database and genetic testing resources on IPFD.

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HGTD This week: Guess my dog! Are breed/type genetic tests right for you?

"Guess my dog's breed"... Maybe? The popularity of breed identification tests has been increasing in parallel with the interest in human “ancestry” genetic tests. The technology is similar, as are the sometimes surprising results. We recently had contact from a friend of IPFD who put their dog Olive through three different breed identification tests – with some expected, and unexpected (and perhaps concerning) results. This blog explores some of the reasons for variation in results, as well
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