Organizations unite to support responsible breeding and healthy dogs
BostonAnd the June 18 2022 /PRNewswire/- Embark Veterinary, Inc.Today, the global leader in canine genetics, announced its return for the fourth consecutive year as the official canine DNA test at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. The Purina Pro Plan® Westminster Kennel Club’s 146th Annual Show Returns June 18-22 To Lyndhurst Estate in Tarrytown, New York For the second year after it was postponed in January due to the increased spread of the Corona virus.
The ongoing partnership between Embark and the Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) helps keep and protect the health and vitality of dog breeds. Through education and outreach, Embark strives to support dog breeders with a variety of tools. Ultimately, the collaboration between Embark and WKC aims to support those who understand the importance of genetic screening and informed breeding, to produce future generations of healthy dogs.
Embark’s partnership with Westminster It is one of the discoveries that we are very proud of. Our first discovery of genetic health earlier this year would never have come to fruition without meaningful collaboration with breeders, owners and the National Breed Club,” said Embark CEO Ryan Boyko. “The more genetic data we collect from each breed, the closer we are to making more genetic discoveries that improve the lives and longevity of all dogs.”
“An important part of the history and values of the Westminster Kennel Club is to support canine health and research. The partnership with Embark brings innovative scientific research to our dog show community of conservation breeders,” said Westminster Co-Show Chairman Westminster Co-Show Chairman. David A. Helming. “Raising awareness of the tools and research discoveries that can lead to healthy generations of dogs is important in our support of the enthusiastic breeders in our dog show community.
Embark booth will open in Shepherd’s Village Between 8 am and 5 pm throughout the event. Embark team members will be on hand to answer questions, Embark swag will be available for both humans and dogs, and Embark leadership will conduct a daily scanning display at the kiosk. Attendees can also visit Embark’s Westminster– A themed photo station for a print and digital photo as a file Westminster Souvenir. Westminster Exhibitors can additionally attend an evening social event hosted by Embark Tuesday June 21at Sleepy Hollow Hotel and Convention Center, 355 S Broadway, Tarrytown, New YorkFrom 6-9 pm Complimentary drinks and appetizers will be provided.
Embark Veterinary, Inc. is launched. In 2015 by two brothers, Adam and Ryan Boyko, who have a passion for scientific research and an enduring love for dogs. Starting with best-in-class dog DNA testing, Embark builds a powerful platform for scientific discovery that will accelerate advances in canine personal care. Embark offers the most scientifically advanced, trusted, and highest-rated dog DNA tests on the market that help dog owners, breeders and veterinarians learn about their dog’s breed, health and ancestry. Clients gain hundreds of actionable insights that deliver more proactive care, and each test stimulates new research to help all dogs live longer, healthier lives. Embark is an official research partner of Cornell University The College of Veterinary Medicine is listed as Inc. 5000 over the past two years, and has been listed in ForbesList of startups worth billions of dollars.
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