DNA analysis and genetic diseases of the dog

To download a Submission Form, select a breed of dog, then click on View.

List of DNA tests for dog colour traits and hair length

Submission form for dog hair colour and length for all dog breeds

List of dog DNA genetic disease tests

Dog Genetics 101

Instructions for taking a sample for DNA analysis:

  • Buccal Swab
  • Blood sample (2 to 5 ml with EDTA anticoagulant)

The Laboratory of Veterinary Genetics is recognized by the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFFA) as a DNA Testing Lab under the University of Montreal.

Fee schedule and payment – Please include credit card information with your samples and submission forms.