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.


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Panda White Spotting in the German Shepherd

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
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Canine Genetic Diversity

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

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