Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet

Animal genetics laboratory

The Animal Genetics Laboratory provides parental and identity controls for different animal species, mainly horsesdogs  and pigs using DNA profiles. We also offer DNA testing for a number of genetic disorders and traits, found in horses and dogs.

Information from the laboratory


Information about coronavirus (covid-19)

The Anmal Genetics Laboratory is available as usual. We follow the recommendations and decision made by the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and post any changes on our website.


From September 1 2019, the Animal Genetics Laboratory will start using payment in advance for all genetic tests and paternity control.

Payment should be made prior to any service rendered and (goods) delivered.

Please make bank transfer to the following bank account. Note that a payment reference (670 Horse or 670 Dog) is mandatory. Please state the name of the animal.

  • Name of account holder: Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet
  • Account number (IBAN): SE92 1200 0000 0128 1011 9104
  • Bank address: Norrmalmstorg 1, 111 46 Stockholm, Sweden

For questions, please contact


Tel: +46(0)18-67 28 04, Phone hours: mon-fri 10-11 am
Fax: +46(0)18-67 28 48

To send in hair samples from horse

When sending horse hair samples for analysis you need to order sampling material and fill in a form.

Published: 14 May 2020 - Page editor: