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Canine Coat and Nose Color Testing

C128-Canine Coat and Nose Color Test
Brittany Spaniel


Presence of black, brown (red) and true red coat colors, and black and brown nose. The Brittany Spaniel is divided into two varieties: orange and white, and all other colors. This variety includes liver and white; black and white; liver, white and orange or black, white and orange; with more or less extensive irregular white patches. Acceptable color patterns include piebald, often with ticking, and roan, or ticking on the top and sides of the muzzle or the limbs. In the case of tri-color coats, orange markings (orange to dark tan) can be located on the top and side of the muzzle, over the eyes, on the limbs, on the chest and the base of the tail. A narrow blaze is desirable with any color of coat. A solid-colored (one color) coat is not allowed.

Please select the color of your dog to determine possible genotypes:
Genotype Main Color Nose Color Hidden Color
eeBB orange black none
eeBb orange black liver
eebb orange brown liver
EEBB black black none
EeBB black black orange
EEBb black black liver
EeBb black black orange liver
EEbb liver brown none
Eebb liver brown orange
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.