Genetics

Registries

  • Closed registries release only normal results to the public.
    • PennHIP and Canine Eye Registration Foundation (CERF) are examples of closed registries.
    • Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA) was a closed registry, originally.
    • Now OFA is a semi-closed registry. All normal results are still released, but abnormal results will only be released to the public with owner consent.
  • Open registries would provide information on normals, affected and carriers.

  • OFA (hip, thyroid, pra, heart, sebaceous adentitis, etc.)

  • PennHIP

  • CHIC - The Canine Health Information Center, also known as CHIC, is a centralized canine health database jointly sponsored by the AKC/Canine Health Foundation (AKC/CHF) and the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA) For more information, the SCA CHIC liaison is Carla Barstow

Gene Tests

The following DNA tests are available for Samoyeds at this time. These are listed for informational purposes only. SCARF neither recommends or endorses the validity of the tests themselves.

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