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    Is there a way to "read" a dog's AKC DNA profile that you have done when you freeze semen?
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    I have my answer. From the AKC website: AKC DNA Profiles are generated using the same technology used by law enforcement agencies throughout the world. How does this work? In humans and dogs alike, each gene is present as two copies (displayed as letters). Offspring receive one copy of each gene from each parent in a random process.
    This technology does not use actual genes, but other DNA sequences that are also inherited one copy from each parent. For this reason, your dog's AKC DNA Profile does not provide any information about the conformation of the dog or the presence/absence of genetic diseases. Furthermore, AKC DNA Profiles cannot determine the breed of a dog.
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    Bob/Ann Heise
    "Show up. Dominate. Go home." Dan Gable

    "There is no such thing as perfection. There is always a higher level." Dan Gable


    "Look at pressure as an opportunity." Tom Brands

    "I like to relax with a chainsaw." Tom Brands 2010

    I don't believe in allowing wine to breathe. I prefer mouth-to-wine resuscitation.

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