Organizations Unite to Support Responsible Breeding and Healthy Dogs
BOSTON, June 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Embark Veterinarian, Inc., a world leader in canine genetics, today announced its return for the fourth consecutive year as the official dog DNA test of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. The 146th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show presented by Purina Pro Plan® is back June 18-22 at Lyndhurst Estate in Tarrytown, NY for the second year after being postponed in January due to an outbreak of COVID-19.
Embark’s ongoing partnership with the Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) helps preserve and protect the health and vitality of dog breeds. Through education and awareness, Embark strives to support dog breeders with a variety of tools. Ultimately, the collaboration between Embark and WKC aims to support those who recognize the importance of genetic testing and informed breeding, to produce the next generations of healthy dogs.
“Embark’s partnership with westminster is one of those of which we are very proud. Our first genetic health breakthrough earlier this year would never have materialized without meaningful collaboration with breeders, owners and a national breed club,” said Embark’s CEO. Ryan Boyko. “The more genetic data we collect on each breed, the closer we get to making more genetic discoveries that improve the lives and longevity of all dogs.”
“An important part of Westminster Kennel Club’s history and values is supporting canine health and research. The partnership with Embark brings innovative scientific research to our community of dog show preservation breeders,” said the chairman of the Westminster Co-Show. David A Helming. “Awareness of research tools and discoveries that can lead to generations of healthy dogs is important in our support of passionate breeders in our dog show community.
Embark’s booth at Sponsor Village will be open between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. throughout the event. Members of the Embark team will be on hand to answer questions, Embark swag will be available for humans and dogs, and Embark management will perform a daily swab demo at the booth. Participants can also visit Embark’s westminster– themed photo station for a printed and digital photo as westminster memory. westminster exhibitors can also attend a social evening organized by Embark Tuesday, June 21at the Sleepy Hollow Hotel and Conference Center, 355 S. Broadway, Tarrytown, NYof 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Complimentary drinks and appetizers will be served.
Embark Veterinary, Inc. was started in 2015 by two brothers, Adam and Ryan Boyko, who have a passion for scientific research and a lifelong love for dogs. Starting with its best canine DNA test, Embark is building a powerful scientific discovery platform that will accelerate advances in personalized dog care. Embark offers the most scientifically advanced, trusted, and top-rated dog DNA tests on the market that help dog owners, breeders, and veterinarians learn more about their dog’s breed, health, and ancestry. dog. Customers get hundreds of actionable insights that inform more proactive care, and each test fuels new research to help all dogs live longer, healthier lives. Embark is an official research partner of Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named to the Inc. 5000 list for the past two years and has been included on Forbes‘ next list of billion dollar startups.
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