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Gah! That face gets me every time!
Max came into our lives about 13 years ago when he was thought to be about 2 years old. He had been turned over to a shelter because his previous owner thought he was too aggressive. We have never seen that side of him. He has always been a fun, gentle little clown. He stole my heart the minute we met.
Oh he can be a handful at times but c'mon, he's a Jack Russell, we knew that when we decided to adopt him. But once he winds down, he's a cuddling mess lol!
Now I say he's a Jack Russell Terrier but because he came from a shelter I don't actually know if he is a purebred or a mix. And if he is a mix, what is he mixed with? Max can't tell me what his genetic makeup is but, his DNA can!
1. Screening for the MDR1 genetic mutation.
Testing your dog with Wisdom Panel 3.0 starts with “cheek swabs” to collect a DNA sample from inside your dog’s cheek. Then, you send the swabs into the laboratory. Once your sample is received, it is scanned into the Wisdom Panel database and assigned to a batch for testing. Reports take approximately 2-3 weeks from the time a sample is received for analysis to be completed. The
I think all of this is pretty doggone cool, don't you? Would you want to know your dogs DNA?