DNA testing

New DNA Testing Scheme For Golden Retrievers Approved By Kennel Club
The Kennel Club has approved a new DNA testing scheme for Ichthyosis (ICT-A) in Golden Retrievers following consultation with the breed’s breed council.
New DNA Testing Schemes For Tibetan Terriers Approved By Kennel Club
Following consultation with the Tibetan Terrier breed health coordinator, on behalf of the breed clubs, the Kennel Club has approved two new official DNA testing schemes for progressive retinal atrophy in this breed – PRA 3 and PRA (rcd-4).
New DNA Testing Schemes For The Kooikerhondje
The Kennel Club has approved two new official DNA testing schemes for vWD (type III) and Hereditary Necrotising Myelopathy (ENM) in the Kooikerhondje, following consultation with the Breed Health Coordinator on behalf of the breed club.
New DNA Testing Schemes For Border Collies
The Kennel Club has approved two new official DNA testing schemes for multi-drug resistance (MDR1) and Imerslund-Grasbeck syndrome (IGS) in Border Collies, following consultation with the Border Collie Breed Council and the Health Coordinator for the breed.
Genetic Mutation Found For Rare And Debilitating Disease Affecting Border Collies
Kennel Club Genetics Centre at the Animal Health Trust makes breakthrough discovery in identifying the genetic mutation responsible for sensory neuropathy
New DNA Testing Scheme For Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers
A new official DNA testing scheme for Degenerative Encephalopathy (DE) in the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever has been approved. Read more.
Kennel Club Supports International Genetic Testing Initiative
The International Partnership for Dogs (IPFD) has announced an initiative called the ‘Harmonization of Genetic Testing for Dogs’, to support the appropriate selection and use of DNA testing in dog health and breeding decisions. Learn more.
New DNA testing scheme for Great Danes
The Kennel Club has approved a new official DNA testing scheme for inherited myopathy of Great Danes (IMGD), following consultation with the breed’s health co-ordinator on behalf of the breed clubs.
New DNA testing scheme for Basset Hounds
The Kennel Club has approved a new official DNA testing scheme for primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) in the Basset Hound, following consultation with the Health Coordinator for the breed.
New DNA Testing Programme For Border Collies
The Kennel Club has approved a new official DNA testing programme for severe goniodysgenesis and glaucoma risk (gonio) in Border Collies, following consultation with the breed’s health co-ordinator on behalf of the breed clubs.
Basset Hound DNA Screening
DNA Screening scheme results for Basset Hound
New DNA testing scheme for Giant Schnauzers
The Kennel Club has approved a new official DNA testing scheme for dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in Giant Schnauzers, following consultation with the breed’s health co-ordinator on behalf of the breed clubs.
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