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Canine Coat and Nose Color Testing

C128-Canine Coat and Nose Color Test
Portuguese Water Dog


Presence of black and brown colors, and black or brown nose.
Nose is fully pigmented; black in dogs with black, black and white, or white coats; various tones of brown in dogs with brown coats. Coat colors are black, white, and various tones of brown, as well as combination's of black or brown with white. A white coat does not imply albinism, provided nose, mouth, and eyelids are black. In animals with black, white, or black and white coats, the skin is decidedly bluish.

Please select the color of your dog to determine possible genotypes:
Genotype Main Color Nose Color Hidden Color
EEBB black or black-and-white black none
EEBb black or black-and-white black brown or brown-and-white
EEbb brown or brown-and-white brown none
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.