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Dog breeding
Investigating inherited diseases in dogs
  1. Oliver P. Forman and
  2. Cathryn S. Mellersh
  1. Kennel Club Genetics Centre, Animal Health Trust, Kentford, Newmarket, Suffolk CB87UU
  1. e-mail: oliver.forman{at}

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AT the Kennel Club Genetics Centre at the Animal Health Trust (AHT) our aim is to identify mutations that are responsible for canine inherited disease, enabling us to develop DNA tests that can be used as diagnostic tools and to help reduce the number of clinically affected dogs within particular breed populations. Notable success stories to date include identification of causal mutations for episodic falling in the cavalier …

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