Genetic testing

Some breeds are affected by more hereditary diseases than others. This table shows suitable tests for the most affected dog breeds.

CEA prcd-PRA MDR 1 HC NCL-A ICT-A GR-PRA1+2 EIC HNPK EFS+CKCSID
Collies
Border collies
Shelties
Aussies
Staffordshire Bull Terriers
American Staffordshire Terriers
Golden Retrievers
Labrador Retrievers
Cavalier King Charles

Diagnostics for other breeds

prcd-PRA

PRA disease is quite common in many breeds. Here is the list of affected breeds:

  • American Eskimo Dogs
  • Australian Cattle Dogs
  • Australian Shepherds
  • Miniature
  • Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dogs
  • Chesapeake Bay Retrievers
  • Chinese Crested Dogs
  • Cockapoos
  • American Cocker Spaniels
  • Dwarf Poodles
  • English Cocker Spaniels
  • Entlebucher Mountain Dogs
  • Finnish Lapphunds
  • Goldendoodle
  • Golden Retrievers
  • Karelian Bear Dog
  • Kuvasz
  • Labradoodles
  • Australian
  • Labrador Retrievers
  • Lapponian Herders
  • Miniature Poodles
  • Norwegian Elkhound
  • Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers
  • Portuguese Water Dogs
  • Spanish Water Dogs
  • Swedish Lapphunds
  • Toy Poodles
  • Yorkshire Terriers

MDR 1 (Multidrug Resistance Protein 1)

MDR 1 can also be found in these other affected breeds:

  • Rough Collie
  • Smooth Collie
  • Shetland Sheepdog
  • Australian Sheepdog
  • W√§ller
  • Bobtail
  • Border Collie
  • Longhaired whippet
  • White Swiss Shepherd Dog

Merle coat test

These breeds can have Merle coat colour and can be tested for it. There can be various amount of Merle colour and sometimes your dog does not seems to be Merle but still it carries hereditary dispositions for it.

  • Shetland Sheepdogs
  • Collie
  • Border Collie
  • Australian Shepherds
  • Dachshund
  • Great Danes
  • Cardigan Welsh Corgi
  • Chihuahua
  • Cocker Spaniel
  • Pit Bull
  • Catahoula Leopard Dog
  • Norwegian Hound
  • Pyrenean Shepherd
  • Pomeranian
  • Beauceron Sheepdog

EIC test

EIC can also be found in these other affected breeds:

  • Labrador Retrievers
  • Chesapeake Bay retrievers
  • Curly-coated retrievers
  • Boykin spaniels
  • Pembroke Welsh corgis

Sampling

We are accepting blood and cheek swabs samples.

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Certificates

Result of the test is color printable certificate delivered in PDF to your e-mail immediately after analysis.

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