Doggie DNA Tests Helping Owners Find Out More About Their Pets

CBS Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (CBS) — Did you know there are DNA tests for dogs? They’re helping owners find out the exact breeds of their pets. And it doesn’t stop there.

You can even learn about the dog’s parents and grandparents while you’re at it.

Since dogs are considered man’s best friend, shouldn’t we want to know everything about them?

Michelle Sherman thought she knew everything about her dog, Drogo.

“He’s a real playful, loving dog,” she said. “He loves other dogs, he loves kids, especially when it involves food.”

But even from love at first puppy eyes, there was something eating at her. Is Drogo really a mastiff mix like she thinks?

“He was a skinny, tiny 3-month-old puppy, but he had mastiff features where he had a droopier face and the eyes looked very mastiff,” she said.

To be sure, Sherman took a page out the forensic files and ran a…

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