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Saying Goodbye

The loss of a pet is one of the hardest times in life. Saying goodbye is something that we can never be fully prepared for. And no matter how much time you had together, the end will always feel like it has come too soon. Their unconditional love, ability to listen and love whenever we need them. The happy memories created and shared, the hugs, the kisses and the happiness to see you each and every day. Our pets make, enrich and fulfil our lives. At Gemini Genetics, we offer a genetic preservation service for pets following their passing. One…

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Breaking News: Arko III Clone – International Show Jumping Legend Is Reborn To Continue His Worldwide Legacy!

Gemini Genetics are very excited to announce the successful birth of a clone to international show jumping legend, Arko III. Born August 2021, Arko clone is the combined efforts of Gemini Genetics, and our partner and world leader in animal cloning, ViaGen Pets and Equine. A truly remarkable moment for the equine industry, Arko’s clone will enable his legacy to continue after his sad passing earlier this year. By the world famous Argentinus, out of Unika, Arko III was the Number 1 Showjumper in Europe in 2004, 2005 and 2006. His earnings to date are over £1,2M and in addition…

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How do I clone my dog?

Cloning your dog is easy with Gemini Genetics, in association with ViaGen Pets & Equine! Your veterinarian will collect a small skin tissue sample from your dog. This process is a minor procedure and in the UK, can only take place following the passing of your dog. The sample is then shipped to our centre in the UK where we can perform the time critical genetic preservation. For UK based clients, Gemini Genetics can organise for private same day collection of your dog's valuable genetic sample, for safe transit and faster processing times. Following genetic preservation at our centre, your dog's…

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My dog has died. What do i do?

The loss of a much loved pet is one of the hardest times in life. For many, pets, including dogs, become irreplaceable family members, providing unconditional love, companionship, loyalty and life enriching fulfilment. When your dog passes away, it can be incredibly hard to know what to do for the best. Decisions over pet burial or pet cremation will need to be made but you may also be unsure on how best to remember your loving friend and how to begin to recover yourself. Pet genetic preservation can help with this. From a small tissue sample taken after your dog…

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Can i clone my dog, UK?

Yes! Via Gemini Genetics, dog owners (plus cat and equine owners!), now have a safe and secure route to accessing the world leading pet cloning technologies of ViaGen Pets & Equine! Once your dog's genetics are safely preserved by Gemini Genetics, your samples can then be stored here in the UK until you are ready to clone your dog. Or, alternatively, we can ship straight to ViaGen Pets & Equine once the time critical genetic preservation has been performed. Do you know? Pet tissue samples must be received within 5 days of your pet passing away, in order for the…

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How Similar will the Clone Be to My Pet?

Your pets clone will have the exact same genetics as your original pet. The clone will therefore have the same genetic coding to result in the same appearance and temperament as your original pet. The clone will literally be the closest possible genetic replica of your original pet, as they will both have exactly the same DNA! They are essentially twins that are born at different points in time. In terms of appearance, there are some markings that can be slightly changed by environmental factors. Embryo temperature at the point of conception, for example, can result in slight differences in…

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Horse Cloning

What is Pet Cloning?

Cloning is the process by which an appropriate sample of tissue taken from a desired animal, termed the donor, is used to create a genetically identical copy of the animal from which the sample was taken. Just as the techniques are applicable to and used for tissue preservation and cloning in a range of species, for pets, this provides the ability to create the best living copy of your beloved companion. Following the cloning of horses in 2003, the first cloning events of cats and then dogs occurred in the two years to follow. Whilst cloning is the main objective,…

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Rare Breed Owner?

Preservation of the UK’s rare and endangered equine breeds is a significant component of Gemini Genetics. Tissue banking and cloning provides an effective way of preserving population genetics and reintroducing genetic diversity to closed populations, without the need for cross breeding. Preserved tissue samples may also be capable of future modification to sperm and egg producing cells, so enabling active breeding schemes in addition to bringing back individuals from previous generations.

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Breeding From Geldings

Stallion Murka’s Gem – Equine Performance Cloning in Action!

At our sister company, Stallion AI Services, they are proud to stand Murka’s Gem; a stallion clone of the legendary show jumping gelding, Gem Twist. With innate jumping ability, scope and shape, Murka’s Gem encapsulates the benefits and application of equine cloning. Holding an identical genetic profile to gelding Gem Twist, Murka’s Gem has the genetic basis to achieve the success of his originator. And his offspring are now successfully entering the competition circuit. With Gem Twist being a gelding with no natural offspring and now deceased, Murka’s Gem also provides owners with access to elite and proven genetics that…

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