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Canine Coat and Nose Color Testing

C128-Canine Coat and Nose Color Test
German Shorthaired Pointer


Presence of black, red/orange and brown colors, and black or brown nose in the following breeds:
German Longhaired Pointer
German Shorthaired Pointer
German Wirehaired Pointer

The nose is brown, the larger the better, and with nostrils well opened and broad. A spotted nose is not desirable. A flesh colored nose disqualifies. The coat may be of solid liver or a combination of liver and white such as liver and white ticked, liver patched and white ticked, or liver roan. A dog with any area of black, red, orange, lemon or tan, or a solid white dog will be disqualified.
Imported dogs are occasionally black.

Please select the color of your dog to determine possible genotypes:
Genotype Main Color Nose Color Hidden Color
BBspsp black and white black none
Bbspsp black and white black liver
bbspsp liver and white liver bbspsp
BBSS solid black black none
BbSS solid black black liver
BBSsp solid black black white markings
BbSsp solid black black liver, white markings
bbSS solid liver liver none
bbSsp solid liver liver white markings
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.