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Canine Coat and Nose Color Testing

C128-Canine Coat and Nose Color Test
Toy Poodle


Presence of black, brown and cream coat colors, and black and brown nose in the following breeds:
- Miniature Poodle
- Standard Poodle
- Toy Poodle
The coat is an even and solid color at the skin. In blues, grays, silvers, browns, cafe-au-laits, apricots and creams the coat may show varying shades of the same color. This is frequently present in the somewhat darker feathering of the ears and in the tipping of the ruff. While clear colors are definitely preferred, such natural variation in the shading of the coat is not to be considered a fault. Brown and cafe-au-lait Poodles have liver-colored noses, eye-rims and lips, dark toenails and dark amber eyes. Black, blue, gray, silver, cream and white Poodles have black noses, eye- rims and lips, black or self colored toenails and very dark eyes. In the apricots, while the foregoing coloring is preferred, liver-colored noses, eye-rims and lips, and amber eyes are permitted, but are not desirable.

Please select the color of your dog to determine possible genotypes:
Genotype Main Color Nose Color Hidden Color
EEBB black black none
EeBB black black cream
EEBb black black brown
EeBb black black cream, brown
EEbb brown brown none
Eebb brown brown cream
Any single tested allele - $55.00*
Each additional allele - $20.00*
* Subject to HST for Canadian residents only.

Note: Mask gene (Em) is considered as an individual test, separate from other alleles in E locus.

To help you to calculate the proper amount, please review the following example:
Testing for 3 alleles - E, B, and D - should be calculated as $55 + $20 + $20 = $95.00.
The price will be automaticaly calculated during the process of ordering a sample collection kit.
The following sample(s) can be submitted for the testing:
1. Blood sample in a lavender top tube.
2. Cheek swabs. Sample collection kit online: Order a Sample Collection Kit
Test results are usually available in 10 Business Days from the moment the samples arrive at the laboratory. Test results can be reported by e-mail, fax, or by phone.
HealthGene will provide a certificate for each test result.