The MyCatDNA™ test shines new light into what makes our feline friends so special

By Angela Hughes, DVM, PhD, Veterinary Genetics Research Manager at Wisdom Health (formerly Mars Veterinary)

Whether tabby or calico, Siamese or Russian Blue, every cat owner loves their cat for their individual characteristics and personality. Now, cat owners and breeders have a new tool at hand to better understand their cat’s unique health and well-being, down to the DNA.

UUTTA TESTISISÄLTÖÄ MYDOGDNA -PANEELISSA: VEHNÄTERRIEREIDEN SYNNYNNÄINEN SILMÄSAIRAUS

Professori Hannes Lohen koiragenetiikan tutkimusryhmä (Helsingin yliopisto ja Folkhälsanin tutkimuskeskus) on tunnistanut vehnäterrierien synnynnäistä silmäsairautta aiheuttavan geenivirheen. MyDogDNA™ -testipaneelin kehittäjä Genoscoper Laboratories Oy on ollut mukana rahoittamassa tutkimustyötä.

NEW TEST CONTENT AVAILABLE IN MYDOGDNA/OPTIMAL SELECTION REPORTS: CONGENITAL EYE DISEASE IN IRISH SOFT-COATED WHEATEN TERRIER

Research performed in Professor Hannes Lohi’s canine genetics research laboratory at the University of Helsinki and Folkhälsan Institute of Genetics, Helsinki, Finland has led to the discovery of a genetic mutation responsible for a congenital eye disease in Irish Soft-coated Wheaten Terriers (ISCWTs). The work was funded in part by Wisdom Health and Genoscoper Laboratories, providers of the MyDogDNA™ (Europe) / Optimal Selection™ (United States) test.

Coat colour merle testing as a part of our services

Did you know that the MYDOGDNA™ test also features screening for merle? Please visit your dog’s result profile to see if you already have a merle result available.

Uusia testejä MyDogDNA-paneelissa

MyDogDNA -testisisältöä on päivitetty. Olemme lisänneet mukaan kaksi uutta testiä: Acral mutilation syndrome (AMS) -testin sekä amerikankarvattomanterrierin karvattomuustestin.

New tests added to MyDogDNA -panel

We have updated the MyDogDNA test content with two new tests: Acral Mutilation Syndrome (AMS) and hairlessness for American Hairless Terriers

UUTTA TESTISISÄLTÖÄ MYDOGDNA-PANEELISSA: PENTUIÄN LUUSTOSAIRAUS KARJALANKARHUKOIRILLA

Professori Hannes Lohen koiragenetiikan tutkimusryhmä (Helsingin yliopisto ja Folkhälsanin tutkimuskeskus) on tunnistanut karjalankarhukoirien pentuiän luustosairaudelle altistavan geenivirheen. MyDogDNA® -testipaneelin kehittäjä Genoscoper Laboratories Oy on ollut mukana rahoittamassa tutkimustyötä.

NEW TEST CONTENT AVAILABLE IN MYDOGDNA/OPTIMAL SELECTION REPORTS: SKELETAL DISEASE IN KARELIAN BEAR DOGS

Research performed in Professor Hannes Lohi’s canine genetics research laboratory at the University of Helsinki and Folkhälsan Institute of Genetics, Helsinki, Finland has lead to the discovery of a genetic mutation responsible for a Skeletal Disease in Karelian Bear Dogs. The work was funded in part by Wisdom Health and Genoscoper Laboratories, providers of the MyDogDNA® (Europe) / Optimal Selection™ (United States) test.

NEW TEST CONTENT AVAILABLE IN MYDOGDNA/OPTIMAL SELECTION REPORTS: JUVENILE BRAIN DISEASE (ENCEPHALOPATHY) IN PARSON RUSSELL TERRIERS

We are very pleased to announce the launch of a DNA test for Juvenile Brain Disease (also known as Juvenile Encephalopathy or Juvenile Epilepsy) in Parson Russell Terriers.

This DNA test is based on research performed in Professor Hannes Lohi’s canine genetics research laboratory at the University of Helsinki and Folkhälsan Institute of Genetics, Helsinki, Finland with the work funded by Wisdom Health and Genoscoper Laboratories, providers of the MyDogDNA® (Europe) / Optimal Selection™ (United States) test.

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