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Genetic Testing
New DNA tests for Cavalier King Charles spaniels

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NEW DNA tests to detect the mutations causing congenital keratoconjunctivitis sicca and ichthyosiform dermatosis (dry eye and curly coat syndrome) and episodic falling in Cavalier King Charles spaniels will be available from the Animal Health Trust (AHT) later this month.

Episodic falling is a neurological condition induced by exercise, excitement or frustration. The dog's muscle tone increases …

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