Dog Inherited Diseases
The Dog Inherited Disease Test is great for suburban dog owners and breeders alike, with results providing accurate detection of a predisposition to a range of genetic diseases.
There will be three possible outcomes when you receive your results:
- At risk
The Dog Inherited Disease Test analyses for:
Caused by a breakdown in the proteins in the eyes, cataracts result in the inability to see clearly, and can also lead to future blindness.
A disease where the spinal cord which results in the leg muscles becoming weak.
The test scans for an increase of uric acid in the urine, which can lead to painful stones in the bladder.
An inherited autosomal recessive disorder, often found in Labrador Retrievers. Symptoms include weight gain, weight loss, and exercise intolerance.
Common in Dachshunds, Chihuahuas, Newfoundlands, this is also an inherited autosomal recessive condition in which cysteine stones are formed in the bladder, kidneys and ureter. This can cause urinary tract blockage, blood in urine, frequent urination, and numerous infections.
Exercise Induced Collapse (EIC)
Dogs clinically affected by Exercise Induced Collapse (EIC) will often begin to exhibit leg weakness followed by a complete collapse after just 5 to 15 minutes of strenuous activity.
Hereditary Nasal Parakeratosis (HNPK) in Labrador Retrievers
Dogs develop dry, rough crusts on the tip of the nose.
Multidrug Resistance 1 (MDR1)
MDR1 affected dogs are at risk of developing neurologic symptoms from several common drugs.
Progressive Retinal Atrophy, Progressive Rod-Cone Degeneration (PRA-prcd)
PRA-prcd is inherited as an autosomal recessive disease. Degeneration of both rod and cone photoreceptor cells of the retina of PRA-prcd affected dogs usually occurs 3 to 5 years of age or later.
This test is best conducted after a direct conversation with the staff at Total DNA Services, who can provide a personalised consultation and quote that meets your needs exactly. From this, you can then order your test directly with us, or via email.