Q1. For the parentage test, do you need a sample from both parents?
We require samples from the mother, the offspring and the father(s). If there is a possibility of more than one father we need samples from each father
Q2. Which tests are available for my breed?
You need to click on the breed of your dog and the tests available will be detailed. You need to fill in and submit correct forms (any amendments can only be accepted in writing with your signature)
Q3. Is there a minimum age my dogs can be tested?
4 weeks and weaned
Q4. What type of sample do I need to send?
Blood samples (2mls in an EDTA tube) or cheek swabs depending upon which test you request. Please note we only accept cheek swabs provided (free-of-charge) by the Animal Health Trust .
Q5. How much does it cost?
This depends which test you are having,
Q6. Will I get my L2HGA and HC results as the same time?
No – as these are two different tests you will receive the results separately.
Q7. Do we need special swabs?
We only accept cheek swabs issued by AHT since March 2006
Q8. How am I notified of test results?
Certificates may be sent either by post or e-mail to the address that you give on the Webshop.
Q9. How long will results take to come through?
This depends upon the test you have requested – but usually between 3-4 weeks
If your question is not answered by one of the above please click on firstname.lastname@example.org to e-mail your question