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What is dog breed similarity?Updated 4 months ago

We perform low coverage Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) on your dog's DNA sample to get a 'bird's eye' view of their genome. Based on the WGS results, we display your dog's top breed matches. Each match is associated with what we call a "breed similarity score". This is simply a ranking system to reflect the level of similarity that your dog's DNA shares with each of their breed matches, starting with the highest level of shared similarity they have with a particular breed, down to the lowest level of shared similarity. Genomic similarity is rated on a scale of 0 to 10.

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