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.

The University of California Davis is closed due to the unhealthy air quality caused by the California Camp fire. Test results may be delayed 2-3 days. If you need to reach us the best way is by email.

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German Shepherd Health Panel

Canine Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency (CLAD or LAD): German Shepherd Dog and Irish Setter

Exercise-Induced Collapse (EIC)

Hemophilia A/Factor VIII Deficiency (HEMA)

Mucopolysaccharidosis VII (MPSVII): Brazilian Terrier and German Shepherd Dog

Renal Cystadenocarcinoma and Nodular Dermatofibrosis (RCND) German Shepherd Dog

Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome (WFFS)

X-Linked Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia/Anhidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia (XHED): German Shepherd Dog

IMM and MYH1 Myopathy in Quarter Horse and Related Breeds

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Veterinary Genetics Laboratory Tel 530-752-2211 Email VGL