Posts by Rebekah

Na and Ne….what the what?

Are you confused after reading your breed report and finding discussions about something called average number of alleles per locus...

Miniature American Eskimo Test Breeding

Ever wondered how to use our tools at BetterBred? Recently we made a test breeding video for the Miniature American...

Standard American Eskimo test breeding

American Eskimo Dogs recently received their preliminary genetic diversity report from UC Davis. In it, it was found that the...

Bernese Mountain Dogs’ breed summary

The Bernese Mountain Dog community recently received the final analysis of the biodiversity of their breed by submitting 100 Bernese...

Bernese Mountain Dog test breeding

It’s been a while since we have made a test breeding video! Today I ran through several test breedings, demonstrated...

Introducing the newest researcher for canine genetic diversity: Dr. Felipe Avila

Dr. Niels Pedersen has led a long and distinguished career in the genetic study of domesticated species. Few could compare...

Preliminary summary: Bernese Mountain Dogs

The Bernese Mountain Dog community has been off to a great start in assessing the biodiversity of their breed by...

Breed report: Berger Picard

The previous preliminary report of the Berger Picard found that they had little biodiversity as a breed. Due to the...

Visiting your breeder

You want a purebred dog. You also want one from a breeder you know is contributing to the future of...

Is this THE gene?

Dog breeders often hold out hope that researchers will find them “the gene”. The gene that plagues their breed and...

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