Review of the Current State of Genetic Testing in Dogs

09/15/2020

With funding from the AKC Canine Health Foundation and the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals, the Review of the Current State of Genetic Testing in Dogs was created as a resource to help dog breeders, owners, and veterinarians make sound decisions with regard to interpreting and understanding the implications of genetic test results.

 
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Read WHY this resource is important according to the following thought leaders:

Review of the Current State of Genetic Testing – An Introduction

by Eddie Dziuk, MBA
Chief Operating Officer, Orthopedic Foundation for Animals
AKC Delegate, National Beagle Club
Member, AKC Delegate Canine Health Committee
Advisory council, Theriogenology Foundation

The AKC DNA Program:  Past and Present

by Mark Dunn
Executive Vice President, American Kennel Club

A breeder’s perspective on the evolving role of DNA in producing healthy dogs

by Patti Strand
Delegate, Dog Fanciers Association of Oregon
Former AKC Board Member 1995-2011
President, National Animal Interest Alliance
and Susan LaCroix Hamil RVT
Chairman, Delegates Canine Health Committee
Delegate, Shoreline Dog Fanciers Association

Canine Genetic Testing – Introduction to the Technologies

by Matthew Breen, PhD, CBiol, FRSB,
Oscar J. Fletcher Distinguished Professor of Comparative Oncology Genetics
North Carolina State University,
Pamela S. Rosman
AKC Delegate, Canaan Dog Club of America,
and Mark Dunn
Executive Vice President, American Kennel Club


How to share the Review of the Current State of Genetic Testing in dogs with your club and other dog lovers:

Social media
Share CHF’s Facebook post on your timeline or your club’s page (www.facebook.com/akccaninehealthfoundation)
Share CHF’s press release with your LinkedIn network (www.linkedin.com/company/54091750)

E-mail
Forward the notification e-mail you received from CHF on 9/15/20 to any of your contacts.
If you do not receive CHF e-mails, please sign-up at www.akcchf.org/registration.

Club/organization communications
CHF and the OFA have made the genetics whitepaper available free of charge for all to use. The document may be downloaded and printed in its entirety. Printing or sharing only part of the document is discouraged since a basic but thorough understanding of genetic testing is required to appropriately utilize this tool.

To promote the resource, you may use language from CHF’s Facebook post or press release. Readers should always be directed to the full paper at www.akcchf.org/geneticswhitepaper2020.

For further assistance in sharing this resource, please contact Sharon Albright, CHF Manager of Communications & Veterinary Outreach at sharon.albright@akcchf.org.


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