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ASAP laboratory has always been committed to promoting veterinary excellence and contributing to continuing education for breeders and veterinarians.
Our comprehensive program for breeders trains our clients at our laboratory and also online in a series of webinars. These will be delivered by the some of the most qualified and experienced veterinarians, breeders and judges in their fields.
You can now use your DNA profile results to accurately and reliably verify parentage YOURSELF ONLINE. Simply upload the PDF results of your offspring, sire and dam and the system will generate a report for you on the spot. Find it here
No other laboratory in the world offers this kind of service to their clients.
View this video to see how it works
We are proud to publish the list of accredited collection agents on our website - here.
These breeders have managed to get through the accreditation program and pass the test. Agents are there to help you with collection for certified results as well as explain the process and the testing available.
Please feel free to contact these agents with any inquiry. If you are interested in becoming an accredited collection agent please contact us
Renal dysplasia (RD) is a medical term that refers to improper development of the kidneys. This condition can be inherited (genetic) or acquired. The genetic form of this disease is found in many breeds, and has been widely reported for many in the scientific literature. Sadly there is no cure, and this disease is potentially fatal. Supportive treatment including diet may help with the dog’s quality of life. A veterinarian should be consulted for treatment options.
Renal dysplasia is not limited to puppies under the age of 2.
For many years the term “juvenile renal dysplasia” has been used to describe this form of inherited kidney disease. The mislabeling of renal dysplasia as juvenile condition has resulted in confusion about the disease, and consequently many breeders have assumed that the problem does not exist in their kennel. The age of onset is highly variable, and kidney failure from this birth defect can occur at any age, even in dogs that are up to 10 years of age or beyond. In fact more adults over the age of 5 will die from RD than puppies. Ultimately, this disease will shorten the life of many adults.
Test Cost $109 (usually $125), or $99 with any other ASAP test. Order kits form ASAP, send them back with payment to DOGenes in the USA. You can also order and pay online directly at DOGenes here
Breeds That Can be Screened: Airedale Terrier, American Brittany, Australian Shepherd, Bernese Mountain Dog, Bichon Frise, Border Collie, Boxer, Bullmastiff, Cairn Terrier, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Collie (Smooth), Collie (Rough), Doberman, Cocker Spaniel, Flat-Coated Retriever, German Shepherd Dog, Havanese , Golden Retriever, Gordon Setter, Great Dane, Great Pyrenees, Imperial Shih Tzu, Labrador Retriever, Lhasa Apso, Miniature Schnauzer, Poodle (Standard), Polish Lowland Sheepdog, Portuguese Water Dog, Tibetan Terrier, Rhodesian Ridgeback, Rottweiler, Shetland Sheepdog, Shih Tzu, St. Bernard, Weimaraner, Whippet, Yorkshire terrier. ASAP acknowledges the work done by Dr Mary Whiteley in the development of this test.
To order an RD collection kit click here