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The most in-depth DNA test for your Dachshund.

Get to know your Dachshund even better. With 260+ health tests and 50+ trait tests—including IVDD, which affects this short-legged breed.

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Health

Most used by veterinarians with up to 45 health tests.

Traits

Discover the "why" behind your pet's physical features.

Relatives

Meet your dog’s relatives, compare DNA results, view photos, and more.

Breed Mix

Knowing your pet’s genetic makeup allows you to customise care.

World-leaders in Pet Genetics

Health, Breed, Traits. We offer the insights that help you pet parent like a pro.

Meet our breed of the month.

Dachshund

The Dachshund is an alert, lively, and active breed. These beautiful, spunky dogs tend to be protective of their families, making them vigilant watchdogs. And though they may be small, Doxies have big personalities.

Weight

2–15 kg

Height

13–28 cm

Lifespan

12–16 yr

Breed Group

Terrier

Health With data from 4 million + pets, our tests can detect genetic disorders and health risks in individual pets. So you (and your vet) can help give your pet the best care.

Relatives Curious about your dog’s siblings, parents, and other (non-human) family? When we test your pup’s sample, we’ll search for their genetic relatives, so you can message them, compare DNA results, view photos, and more. (Fun fact: 99.9% of the dogs tested have a match).

Traits Get the story behind every trait, from fur type to eye color, with a deep dive into how your pet’s genetics influence their physical characteristics (in other words: why they’re so cute).

Breed insights Breed mix affects everything from temperament to activity needs. Our tests give you the most accurate breed reporting and detection, so you can truly understand all the details hiding in your dog’s DNA.

Why pet parents love us

4+ million pet parents have trusted Wisdom Panel™ insights to help them make decisions about the health and wellness of their four-legged family members.

We’ve spent the past 20+ years devoted to DNA.  Our team of scientists and vets have spent decades developing the most accurate pet DNA test. Because every pet deserves to have their whole story told. We’ve collaborated with leading academic institutions, innovative research labs, and Banfield Pet Hospital™ to make our process exceptionally precise, fast, and affordable.

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Improving life for all pets. By testing your pet’s DNA with us, you’ll learn more about how to provide them with best possible care. But they won’t be the only pet that benefits. Because behind the scenes, we’re using every test to power research that makes a better world for pets everywhere.

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We believe better understanding begins with breed. That’s why we’ve spent more than a decade working with top breeders, veterinarians, and geneticists to create the comprehensive breed library that powers our industry-leading detection system. Use this free resource to understand what makes them so unique—and what kind of special care they require.

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