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Oral Health Test

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$115 with code SUMMER

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This at-home test analyzes the bacteria in your dog’s mouth to assess their oral health. Poor oral health can cause bad breath, gum disease, tooth loss, and other health issues. With the Oral Health Test, you can evaluate the health of your dog’s oral microbiome to determine if they need a dental cleaning or other intervention. Only ships to US addresses.


  • Fast turnaround: Results 2-3 weeks after we receive your sample
  • Detailed results: Get a report of your dog's oral microbiome
  • Personalized recommendations: Learn whether your dog’s current oral health regimen is working or if a trip to the veterinarian is recommended
  • Track progress: Retest to measure how your dog responds to an oral health intervention

Why Embark

  • Offered in partnership with AnimalBiome, leaders in canine microbiome research
  • Powered by world-class microbiome sequencing
  • Backed by 20 years of research on animal-microbial interactions

What you’ll learn

How it works

  1. 1. Collect a saliva sample

    The microbiome test kit includes everything you’ll need to collect a saliva sample from your dog’s mouth.

  2. 2. Activate & mail

    Activate your kit online and return your dog’s sample with the prepaid envelope.

  3. 3. Results in 2-3 weeks

    Using DNA sequencing, we identify the types and proportions of all the bacteria living in your dog’s mouth and compare it to our healthy reference set. In about two weeks, you’ll receive an email notification that your test results are ready.


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