Can I use DNA testing to confirm my dog’s parentage?

I my dogs profile and the surveys a few months ago. When do the DNA kits get sent out?
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This is my third Chihuahua. That’s what I used to say about my dog, Birdie, until this summer, when I got her DNA tested. That’s right — I paid nearly a hundred dollars to ship some glorified Q-tips to a laboratory in Lincoln, Nebraska, so that Science could tell me who my dog really is, deep down in her soul. I wouldn’t have done it 10 years ago, but then, no one did. In 2015, though, this is where we are: Dog DNA testing is so common, its popularity was spoofed in a Funny or Die video in which a dog owner is peer-pressured into the test. Some people do the test for pragmatic reasons — pertaining to health or behavior — and some people do it for fun, as a novelty. Me? I did it for love. But I’m getting ahead of myself.
My dog had dna test from Wisdom Panel. Would her results help your research?
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We recommend trying . While similar to the Canine DNA Breed Identification Test from DNA My Dog, Wisdom Panel offer superior testing data and is much better received by owners. About: DNA My Dog provides mail-in DNA testing for canines with questionable breed histories.
Photo provided by FlickrThe ‘DNA My Dog’ test from  My Dog analyzes your dog’s  to identify the breeds its composed of.
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Years after dog DNA testing was first introduced, though, it's finally becoming mainstream. Since Mars Veterinary launched its dog DNA test in 2007, Wisdom Panel, the company—owned by Mars, Incorporated—claims to have sold some 400,000 tests—with the latest consumer version selling for $84.99 a pop. Its other major competitor is DNA My Dog—owned by a Canadian firm—which charges $59.99 per test. Both claim to unlock the mysteries of a dog's genes to reveal their breeds.DNA My Dog is the other consumer test for mixed breed dogs. Located in Toronto, DNA My Dog has sold “lots,” since their 2007 launch according to DNA My Dog’s president Mindy Tenenbaum. DNA My Dog tests for 85 of the most common breeds that Tenenbaum says make up approximately 97% of the common North American mixed breed population. Both tests required taking two samples of cells from the dog’s inner cheek on swabs, which are then air-dried, sealed, and mailed off to the lab.But Fortune had a big question: Do these tests actually work? Short of becoming a geneticist and analyzing the DNA yourself, if you have a mixed breed rescue, how can you know whether any of this is legit? I decided to try out the two brands currently available and see if they gave matching results for my dog, Addie.I asked representatives from both companies why the two sets of results differed, and both defended their results. Mindy Tenenbaum from DNA My Dog was confident that Addie's sample provided all the markers necessary to get a full report, and said if there was any English springer spaniel or bulldog in the mix, they would have reported it. "Although the English setter reported at a low level I see very specific features of the setter in her face," Tenenbaum said. "She has the 'look' of what an English setter often looks like in a mix.” She sent a link to images of English setter/Lab mixes, and some of them did look like my dog.DNA MY Dog: Addie is Labrador retriever (Level 2, meaning 37%-74%), beagle (Level 4, meaning 10%-20%) and English setter (Level 5, the lowest level of 9% or less).Although the reliability of these testing kits are usually quite solid, some owners still question the dog DNA test’s validity due to common myths associated with dog genetics and breeding.