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PETtalk: Beyond the Breed: Exploring Dog DNA

September 10, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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Dog owners are becoming increasingly interested in the genetic make-up of their furry family members. As the popularity of Canine DNA testing grows and the trend of “Breed Reveal Parties” takes hold, the need for a general understanding of dog evolution and genetics grows. This program will provide dog owners with a basic understanding of canine genetics. Owners will leave with the skills needed to begin identifying dog breeds based on their phenotypic characteristics, a background in canine evolution, and a basic understanding of canine genetics. Attendees who have already tested or are planning to test their dog’s DNA are encouraged to submit a photo of their furry friend to, for a chance to be featured in the dog breed identification portion of this program. If you have previously had your dog’s DNA tested, please also submit their results.

Evening Schedule:
6:00pm – Guided tour of the Connecticut Humane Society, please arrive by 6pm if you wish to go on the tour.

6:30pm – Beyond the Breed: Exploring Dog DNA program begins

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September 10, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM


CHS Outreach Dept
800-452-0114 x6306


Connecticut Humane Society in Newington
701 Russell Road
Newington, CT 06111 United States
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