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.

Holiday Closure
Monday July 4, 2016

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

Updated Equine Dominant White

Cholesterol Deficiency (CD) Holstein Cattle

Oculocutaneous Albinism (OCA) Doberman Pinscher

Weimaraner Spinal Dysraphism (SD)


Bengal Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA-b)

Horse Dun Test
Updated Information

Canine Genetic Diversity

Nubian Goat G6-Sulfatase Deficiency (G6-S MPSIIID)

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