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Pet Memorial Day: Ten Ways to Memorialize Your Pet

Posted by on Monday, June 13th, 2016 in General

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Remembering Your Deceased Pet   Pet Memorial Day deals with an issue that as pet parents we all know is coming. We all dread it just the same. At some point our beloved four legged companion is going to cross the Rainbow Bridge. I hate to even think about it because thinking about it makes it […]

Show Your Love–It’s Pet Appreciation Week!

Posted by on Monday, June 6th, 2016 in General

What Are You Doing For Pet Appreciation Week? Pet Appreciation Week is the first full week of June (June 5th till June 11th). While we always love and appreciate our pets, here are some ideas to pamper your pet and give them some extra love and attention this week: Homemade Pet Treats What’s better than […]

It’s Not Unusual…Pet Cloning and GP Questions

Posted by on Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 in Cloning, General, Genetic Preservation, Pet cloning

Frequently Asked Pet Cloning and GP Questions We hear from many pet owners every day with questions about pet genetic preservation and cloning. Nearly every conversation we have starts with the owner saying “I’ve got an unusual question for you,” which isn’t a surprising preface for the questions we hear because pet genetic preservation and […]

What Is Pet Genetic Preservation?

Posted by on Monday, May 23rd, 2016 in Genetic Preservation

An Intro to Pet Genetic Preservation Pet Genetic Preservation (GP) is the storing of an individual pet’s genetic material for later use. This is typically accomplished by freezing tissue, individual cells or germ plasma in liquid nitrogen (-186oC). Once stored in liquid nitrogen the sample will remain viable and can be stored indefinitely. At ViaGen Pets […]

Are Veterinarians Involved in Genetically Preserving and Cloning My Pet?

Posted by on Monday, May 16th, 2016 in Cloning, Genetic Preservation

What Role Do Vets Play in Pet Genetic Preservation and Cloning? Ok, you’ve done the hard part. You’ve thought of your future after your pet passes. Preserving your pet’s genes opens a new window for extending your relationship with your beloved pet.  Now what? What’s the next step? Let’s walk through the detailed steps of […]

How Do I Care for a New Dog or Cat?

Posted by on Monday, May 2nd, 2016 in General

The Rewards and Responsibilities Of Pet Ownership If you are thinking of becoming a new pet parent, there are many rewards and responsibilities that will come along with this new commitment. Always be sure to think long term of the dog or cat’s life span. Once you make the decision to be a pet parent […]

What is Pet Cloning?

Posted by on Friday, April 29th, 2016 in Cloning, Pet cloning

pet dog on couch

The Basics of Pet Cloning There is no denying it, we love our pets. We love our pets so much that we consider them members of our family, making sacrifices in travel and living so that they can always be near us and as comfortable as possible. It is expected that Americans will spend more than […]

What Do I Do When My Pet Has Passed Away?

Posted by on Monday, April 25th, 2016 in General

Unfortunately, you can’t avoid it; it’s going to happen at some point.  Whether it’s sudden passing, or expected death from old age or illness, all pet parents will ultimately have to face the most difficult experience of losing their beloved pet.  Though it’s not easy to think of this tough time you will have to […]

Forming A Special Bond With Pet Parents

Posted by on Thursday, January 14th, 2016 in General, Uncategorized

  As the Client Service Manager at ViaGen, I have shared many emotional moments with our clients over the past 7 years.  We’ve shared the sadness that comes with the loss of a pet, the comfort that comes when the client discovers they still have time to preserve a genetic sample, and the joy of a successful gene […]

Lots of Great Questions

Posted by on Thursday, January 14th, 2016 in Uncategorized

It’s been exciting to be receiving so many recent inquiries from loving pet owners around the world about our expansion into pet genetic preservation and cloning. With our delivery in December to a U.S. client of their two adorable twin Siamese cat clones, and with new orders ramping up for genetic preservation for cats and […]