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Canine Coat and Nose Color Testing

C128-Canine Coat and Nose Color Test


Presence of black, brown and red (cream and orange) coat colors, and black and brown nose.
All colors, patterns, and variations there-of are allowed and must be judged on an equal basis. Patterns: black and tan - tan or rust sharply defined, appearing above each eye and on muzzle, throat, and forechest, on all legs and feet and below the tail.
The richer the tan, the more desirable. Brindle - the base color is gold, red, or orange-brindled with strong black cross stripes. Parti-color - is white with any other color distributed in patches, with a white blaze preferred on the head. Classifications: the Open Classes at specialty shows may be divided by color as follows: Open Red, Orange, Cream, and Sable; Open Black, Brown, and Blue; Open Any Other Color, Pattern, or Variation.

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 red/cream/orange
EEBb black black brown
EeBb black black red/cream/orange, brown
EEbb brown brown none
Eebb brown brown red/cream/orange
eeBB red/cream/orange black none
eeBb red/cream/orange black brown
eebb red/cream/orange brown brown
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.