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.

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“They have the same personality, they play the same, they favor the same toys,” said Alicia Tschirhart, who decided to clone her cherished pup.

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Her husband David described ViaGen’s service as the same technology that cloned Dolly the Sheep in 2003.

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ViaGen’s website lists the cost at $50,000, but the Tschirharts say it was worth every penny.