UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Genetics Laboratory

The Veterinary Genetics Laboratory (VGL) provides animal parentage verification, identification, forensics services, genetic diagnostics and genetic disease research as a self-supporting unit of the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California, Davis.

VGL is internationally recognized as a pioneer and expert in DNA-based animal testing.

VGL also offers an extensive animal forensic services program, diagnostic tests for genetic diseases, and support for genetic research in domestic species, primates and wildlife.

We offer DNA tests for cats, dogs,
horses, cattle, goats, pigs
, and a variety of other species direct to the public as well as on a contract basis for breed registries and associations.

**Holiday Closure**
September 3, 2018

*****NEW TESTS*****

Immune-Mediated Myositis (IMM)
MYH1 Myopathy (MYHM)
Quarter Horses & Related Breeds

Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome (WFFS)

Exercise-Induced Collapse (EIC)

Belgian Horse
Ocular Squamous Cell
Carcinoma (SCC)

Polyneuropathy with Ocular Abnormalities and Neuronal Vacuolation (POANV)
Black Russian Terrier & Rottweiler

GM1 Gangliosidosis
Shiba Inu

French Bulldog Health Panel

Juvenile Hereditary
Cataracts (JHC)
Boston Terrier, Staffordshire Bull Terrier & French Bulldog

Hereditary Cataracts (HC)
Australian Shepherd

Goat Scrapie
Research Update on Goat Scrapie

Hereditary Nasal Parakeratosis (HNPK)

Friesian Horse
Dwarfism & Hydrocephalus

PCS test for Romagnola

PMT test for
Chianina and Romagnola

Canine Multifocal Retinopathy (CMR1)

Canine Multifocal Retinopathy (CMR2 and CMR3)

Von Willebrand's Disease (vWD)

Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever (NSDTR) Tests

(CDDY and IVDD Risk) and Chondrodysplasia (CDPA)

Degenerative Myelopathy (DM)


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Veterinary Genetics Laboratory, Tel 530-752-2211, Email VGL