Dog DNA tests: How accurate are they, and what can you learn?

Of the many dog DNA tests on the market, which one is right for you and your pet? How do they work, are they accurate, and what can you learn?

For the genealogically curious, DNA tests are increasingly popular as holiday gifts, and this is not just limited to test kits for humans: Dog DNA tests are now available to give you insights into your pooch’s genetic makeup. 

While genetic testing for human ancestry and disorders has been around for several years, dog DNA tests that can identify the breed of your four-legged-friend have appeared relatively recently. So, should pet owners invest their hard-earned money in a dog DNA test, and what can they actually reveal? 

(Article featuring an interview with Sergio Pistoi about his book DNA NATION)

Read Full Text;