LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A Texas-based company is giving pet lovers a second chance with Fido.
For pet owners who just aren’t ready to let go, ViaGen can provide an invaluable service by cloning a beloved dog, cat, or even horse. The cloned pet will share the same genetic identity and attributes as its donor.READ MORE: Vehicle Crashes Into Restaurant Killing One, Injuring Five
“They have the same personality, they play the same, they favor the same toys,” said Alicia Tschirhart, who decided to clone her cherished pup.READ MORE: 3 Found Dead In Balboa Island Home
Her husband David described ViaGen’s service as the same technology that cloned Dolly the Sheep in 2003.MORE NEWS: Drenching Rain Forces Alisal Fire Burn Area Residents In Santa Barbara County To Evacuate
ViaGen’s website lists the cost at $50,000, but the Tschirharts say it was worth every penny.