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We Made the Cover of Science!

Published on April 28, 2022

About eight years ago, my team and I headed down a rabbit hole of breed…

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Personality Tests for Your Dog

Published on April 28, 2022

Ever ponder where your dog falls on the canine personality spectrum? Enjoy taking personality tests…

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An update to Genomic Breed Mix results

Published on February 14, 2020

We have rolled out updated Genomic Breed Mix results, featuring a new method by which…

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A Tale of Two Brothers

Published on November 12, 2019

Recently the Darwin’s Ark team was privileged to sequence two internet celebrity dogs, Mr. Woo…

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The Timing and Process of Citizen Science

Published on January 17, 2019

We know a lot of you have been waiting for a kit or results for…

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Open Science and Citizen Science: what does it all mean?

Published on December 5, 2018

Hello fellow scientists! Please allow me to introduce myself – I’m Charlene (I go by…

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All about ancestry: your dog’s results and what they mean

Published on October 29, 2018

We have added a new feature to our website: for dogs we have sequenced, we…

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What is a dog breed?

Published on October 2, 2018

When we think of dogs, we often think of dog breeds, from the tiny Chihuahua…

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The Working Dog Project: working dogs are mission critical!

Published on September 4, 2018

The Working Dog Project has been running for a year now – we’ve found our…

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Darwin’s Ark has launched!

Published on August 1, 2018

After years of research and discovery, the genetics and behavior teams of Darwin’s Dogs have…

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