Dog

Last changed: 21 November 2017

The animal genetics laboratory collaborates closely to the Swedish kennel club, SKK, concerning different routine analysis performed on dogs; specific DNA tests, parentage controls and identity controls.

We also do colour test on dogs.

Parentage testing

Analysis Price SEK excl/incl VAT
Comment Order
Parentage testing 2300/2875 per litter Investigations not handled by the Swedish Kennel Club

Form

Inherited diseases

Analysis Breed
Price
(
SEK excl/incl VAT)
Order
CLAD  Irish
Setter
660/825 Form
Retinal
dystrofi
(night blindness)
Briard,
Briard/Beagle   
660/825 Form
Copper
toxicity
Bedlington
terrier 
660/825 Form
Juvenil
cataract
Boston terrier  Please see information from the Swedish Kennel Club

Sensory Ataxic Neuropathy
(SAN)

Golden retriever 660/825 Form
GR_PRA1&2 Golden retriever

660/825

Form

Imerslund Gräsbäck syndrom (IGS) Border collie

660/825

Form

Supplementation with GR_PRA2. Only available for dogs previously tested for GR_PRA1 at SLU. Golden retriever

240/300

Form

SHAR-PEI AUTOINFLAMMATORY DISEASE (SPAID) Shar pei

1080/1350

Form

About the analysis

For information about sampling for research, please visit hunddna.slu.se

Coat colour

In dogs there are two common types of melanin; eumelanin (black) and pheomelanin (red or yellow). In Labrador and Flat-Coated Retriever dogs   red is bleached to yellow. We can perform tests for gene variants of these colors.

Analysis Note
Price
(SEK excl/incl VAT)
Order
Yellow/red EE, Ee, ee 660/825 Form
Combined yellow/red and brown

EE, Ee, ee/
BB, Bb, bb

960/1200 Form
Melanistic mask Em/Em, Em/-, -/- 660/825 Form

 

How to read the results

     
    Offspring can become:
  Genotype of the dog
Black Yellow/red

Yellow



E/E X  
E/e X X
e/e X X
     
    Offspring can become:
  Genotype of the dog Black Yellow/red Brown

Combined Yellow/Brown







E/E B/B X    
E/E B/b X   X
E/E b/b X   X
E/e B/B X X  
E/e B/b X X X
E/e b/b X X X
e/e B/B X X  
e/e B/b X X X
e/e b/b X X X
     

Melanistic mask

(dominant egenskap)



Em/Em

Dog with black mask, can only get offspring with black mask.

Em/-

Dog with black mask, can get offspring with black mask.

-/- Dog without black mask.

Contact

Tomas Bergström, researcher
Department of animal breeding and genetics, SLU
tomas.bergstrom@slu.se, +46(0)18-67 19 97

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