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    Triton07
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    Post  Triton07 on Tue Mar 15, 2011 2:34 am

    Hey has anyone tried DNA testing? I found a website http://dnamydog.com/ and am wondering if it is worth the money or not..?

    I'm sure Triton is purebred as his parents are both applehead chis, but Triton looks nothing like either and I have doubts that I have been told the truth about where he came from!!


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    Post  Admin on Wed Mar 16, 2011 11:33 am

    Would finding out about his true genetics really change anything? I personally wouldn't spend the $60 to do it unless I was looking to breed him. But if it's that important to you, it would be interesting to hear the results.
    Triton07
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    Post  Triton07 on Wed Mar 16, 2011 11:38 am

    Nope it wouldnt change a thing! I'd love to know if he's got anything else in him that would explain certain behaviours or prone to certain diseases. Always good to know for sure Smile


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    Post  DobbieDobermanPinscher on Wed Mar 16, 2011 10:56 pm

    But before adopting or buying a dog, make sure to know the parents and genetics of the dog for health reasons. It would be better if you know the hereditary diseases the dog might have.

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