Best DNA Testing Kits

Updated for 2017 - These DNA analysis kits are the best of the best and will provide amazing insights about yourself.

I have personally tested these DNA kits and have found them all to be accurate, insightful and downright amazing when it comes to the surprises we all found out about ourselves. There is still so much left unknown about the complexity of DNA, but scientists continue to learn more about its structure and function on a daily basis. There are now many every day uses for DNA testing available for the average person.

 Best DNA Kit
The top rated - most features
    • Manufacturer Specifications:
    • No blood. No needles. Just a small saliva sample.
    • Results in approximately 6-8 weeks
    • provides you with ancestry estimates down to the 0.1%
  • Editor's Review: "This kit really provides everything you want to know about yourself all in an easy to understand and beautiful online account."
 Better DNA Kit
A very close second...
    • Manufacturer Specifications:
    • Saliva sample & Results also take 6-8 weeks
    • Your results turbocharged with Ancestry's billions of historical records
    • Analyzed for more than 700,000 genetic markers
  • Editor's Review: "I think the most attractive aspect with the AncestryDNA test is the fact that when combined with's billions of historical documents, your results take on a whole new dimension."
 Pet DNA Kit
For those furry children...
    • Manufacturer Specifications:
    • The largest breed database of any DNA test in the world with more than 250 breeds
    • With a simple cheek swab
    • Results ready within 2-3 weeks
  • Editor's Review: "I am so happy I did this for my `first child` Oscar. We were floored to find out he had no German Shepard in him and was instead a crazy mix of Collie, Border Collie and a laundry list of other breeds (at a much smaller %)."

While we strive to provide the best information above, it is still important that you do your own product research before making a purchase.