Doggy DNA - Scam!

We have a rescue dog that is so clearly a border collie. He looks like the dog "Babe." Our friends have a pure bred border collie and they look like twins.

We got our dog when he was 13 weeks old. When he was 5, we thought it would be fun to find out if he had any other mixes in him so we did a Doggy DNA kit.

Funny thing is that Border Collie did not show up on the results. They listed 3 breeds he doesn't even resemble. We have a second puppy, another border collie rescue that we think may be part whippet.

However, I'm not wasting another $70 on Doggy DNA to tell me he's a beagle. LOL.

Comments for Doggy DNA - Scam!

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Dog DNA Test
by: Elda

Although I have some doubts about the validity of the commercial DNA tests for dogs, I think the saying"don't judge a book by its cover" is true also when it comes to dogs and genetic tests.

The genotype (the information in the genes) doesn?t necessarily becomes evident in the phenotype (what a dog looks like).

A pet of uncertain origin can surprise us with an unexpected genetic making!


Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Whippet Mix Pictures.




Whippet Freebies!

Get a free book:
Whippet Tails - Short Dog Stories, plus an infographic and more as a welcome gift for your subscription to The Whippeteer, our free newsletter!

Don't worry your Email is safe with us, subscribe now!








Recent Articles

  1. Hunting Whippet

    Nov 09, 17 05:30 AM

    I have a male desexed 2yr old whippet who goes out to my partners farm and goes out hunting foxes, rabbits and kangaroos. When he stays in town with

    Read More

  2. Miss Daisy: a Chi Whippet Mix

    Nov 09, 17 05:20 AM

    My neighbors told me that their family were welcoming chiweenie puppies and wondered if we wanted one for a playmate for my Chi Bella. I agreed, because

    Read More

  3. Whippet and Greyhound Christmas Cards to Download

    Nov 06, 17 12:21 PM

    Download these whippet and greyhound Christmas cards to send your best wishes with your favorite hounds.

    Read More