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Genetic Veterinary Sciences, Inc. (DBA Paw Print Genetics), makes the 2020 Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies

Genetic Veterinary Sciences, Inc. (DBA Paw Print Genetics), makes the 2020 Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies

Spokane, Wash. August 8th, 2020 – Genetic Veterinary Sciences, Inc.® (GVS), has made the 2020 Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. This list represents a prestigious list of the most successful small business companies in America.

Dr. Lisa Shaffer, the founder and CEO of Paw Print Genetics commented, “We are very excited to have placed among the fasted growing private companies in the United States. Our customers are at the heart of why we started Paw Print Genetics and why quality and accuracy in genetic testing matters. This year has been very difficult, and it has been our customers and their loyalty to us that has contributed to our success. We thank our customers for their support through the years.”

Paw Print Genetics ranked number 3967 on the list with a three-year revenue growth of 88.71%.

“The companies on this year’s Inc. 5000 come from nearly every realm of business,” says Inc. editor-in-chief Scott Omelianuk. “From health and software to media and hospitality, the 2020 list proves that no matter the sector, incredible growth is based on the foundations of tenacity and opportunism.”

Since launching in 2012, Genetic Veterinary Sciences, Inc. has made significant accomplishments. They have expanded to offer four different brands including Paw Print Genetics®, Canine HealthCheck®, CatScan® and AvianDx®. These brands offer genetic health testing for dogs, cats, and birds worldwide. In addition to the success of launching multiple brands, the company wrote and published the standards and guidelines for canine clinical genetic testing laboratories to standardize quality assurance within canine clinical genetic testing laboratories. GVS has an impressive track record of developing new test offerings to continue to raise the standard in canine genetic diagnostic testing, carrier screening, and customer support. Paw Print Genetics offers more than 200 different tests for more than 350 breeds of dog and the Canine HealthCheck is the largest genetic screen on the market for dogs with more than 250 tests in a single, convenient kit.

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The 2020 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2016 and 2019. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2016. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2019. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2016 is $100,000; the minimum for 2019 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at


About Genetic Veterinary Sciences, Inc.

Located in Spokane, Washington, Genetics Veterinary Sciences, Inc. was founded in 2012. Genetic Veterinary Sciences, Inc. is dedicated to achieving optimal genetic health for your companion animals by providing outstanding resources for dog, cat and bird owners, breeders, and veterinarians. More information about their products can be found at,, and

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