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When Leila was born, Kirsten McKee didn’t know much about the baby daddy. All she knew was that he was the red-hot retriever prancing around the neighborhood.
So, she had a DNA test done.
A drop of blood revealed more than Leila’s pedigree, or lack of. “You can find out what kind of medical conditions they might run into,” said McKee, a receptionist at a Mukilteo vet clinic. “Or how big the dog might get.”
Read the full article here: A DNA test can reveal what your mutt’s made of