With canine genetic disease testing becoming an increasingly common practice in both pets and breeding dogs, more and more veterinarians are being tasked with assisting their clients with sample collection for genetic testing. Paw Print Genetics (PPG) accepts a large variety of sample types that can be used for DNA extraction. In some cases, certain sample types may be much more convenient or logical to submit for testing than others.
The following is a letter written by a Paw Print Genetics' customer, Justin Riegsecker, posted here with his permission. Click to find out more about JARS Labradoodles.
I started JARS Labradoodles three years ago when I purchased my first Australian Labradoodle stud. I am very fortunate in that my father has been a breeder for over 43 years - fortunate because he allowed me to get started by essentially giving me three amazing Moyen Poodle females. More importantly, I am fortunate because he has taught me many things about raising puppies and how to deal with the unexpected. I'm sure you know the proverb about the difference between giving a man a fish or teaching a man to fish. I really feel like I was given the fish AND taught how to fish. Our business has grown over these three years and I've merged JARS Labradoodles with my father's Goldendoodle breeding program.
My father is old school - doesn't know much about the internet and the power to reach millions of potential clients across the United States. I have a Bachelor's degree in business and marketing and had spent several years in sales prior to ...