Category Archives: Canine Genetic Testing

The ISAG Profile for Canine and Equine DNA Testing

The International Society of Animal Genetics (ISAG) developed the ISAG Profile to standardize genetic profiles of dogs, horses and other animals. The ISAG Profile is very useful because it allows the results from one lab to be successfully compared with … Continue reading

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Request for Known Affected Dog Samples for Pelger-Huet Anomaly

Help Animal Genetics Battle This Disease and Get Credit for a Free Canine Test Due to an increase in the number of Australian Shepherds, as well as other breeds, being diagnosed with Pelger-Huet anomaly, Animal Genetics is interested in finding … Continue reading

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Canine Genetic Testing for Neonatal Encephalopathy with Seizures

Animal Genetics now tests for the gene mutation that causes Neonatal Encephalopathy with Seizures (NEWS) in standard poodles. This fatal disease affects the brain of newborn puppies, causing weakness and seizures and ultimately death within a few weeks of birth.  … Continue reading

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