With nearly 15 years in the canine DNA business and having tested over one-half million canine DNA samples, Scidera Inc. is a highly experienced laboratory. Scidera has stood out in the animal DNA field by researching, developing and marketing all of their own DNA tests.
Scidera is the primary DNA service provider for numerous canine registries around the world, including the American Kennel Club (AKC), United Kennel Club (UKC) and Professional Kennel Club (PKC). In 2001, while a business unit of Celera Genomics, the company that decoded the human genome, Scidera participated in the most advanced genomic research in the world — years ahead of other companies.
Scidera led the private effort to sequence the canine genome. With this unique experience, knowledge, and state-of-the-art genomics technology, Scidera has developed the current line of advanced DNA-based products and services.
Scidera Inc develops innovative life science technologies to introduce environmentally friendly solutions that improve food and human and animal well being.
Scidera Inc , Inc. is the most experienced laboratory in the world for canine DNA identification and parentage testing services. To date, MMI has genotyped hundreds of thousands of dogs for breeders and registries alike.
Since the early 1990's Scidera Inc has been a leader in canine DNA testing. Scidera Inc has worked with canine registry organizations, both large and small, to establish and build DNA testing programs to fulfill each of their needs. Scidera Inc is the principal service provider for the American Kennel Club and the United Kennel Club.
The development of genomics-based products in the companion animal industries will provide breeders, veterinarians, pet food companies and pet owners with tools to diagnose and treat animals that are susceptible to genetic disorders, assuring a longer and healthier life for these animals.
Along iwth a fast turn around, our dog DNA test collection process is simple — no visit to the veterinarian and no drawing of blood. Our painless process involves a quick cheek swab in the comfort of YOUR dog house.
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Approximately 75 million dogs have humans in the United States. 10% of those dogs were rescued from a shelter with little or no known history.
The top 10 dog names of 2011 were: Bella, Max, Buddy, Daisy, Bailey, Lucy, Molly, Coco, Charlie and Rocky. Source: Banfield Pet Hospital
The list of most unusual names for 2011 include: Almost-A-Dog, Franco Furter, Stinky McStinkerson, Sir Seamus McPoop, Audrey Shepburn, Dewey Deimell, Knuckles Capone, Beagle Lugosi, Shooter McLovin, Uzi Duzi Du. Source: VIP Pet Insurance
"I am so grateful that the Canine Heritage™ Breed Test has hit the market! It is such a valuable tool in my practice because, in addition to helping me with potential health and wellness issues, it can shed light on the behavior of a specific animal and assist in the delicate balance of placing the right dog with the right owner."
Dr. Karen Halligan, DVM
Dir. of Veterinary Services, spcaLA
Doc Halligan's What Every Pet Owner Should Know: Prescriptions for Happy, Healthy Cats and Dogs