Until recently, your animal’s genetic makeup was something you simply believed if someone else told you, or you left it as an unsolvable mystery. But thanks to the marvels of modern science, a simple cheek swab and a small fee can unravel the mysterious makeup of your animal bestie.
But, before you simply buy the first DNA test you see and send it off hoping to get all the questions you’ve ever had about your pet answered, there are some factors to keep in mind. While there are certainly benefits to conducting an animal DNA test, there are lots of extenuating circumstances around the experience that you should consider.
So, here’s a list of some things to keep either at the forefront or at the back of your mind as to whether or not you should DNA test your pet.