Genetic Testing - DNA

Embark

What does Embark test for in Chihuahuas?

Genetic health tests offered by Embark for Chihuahuas:

  • Congenital Macrothrombocytopenia (TUBB1 Exon 1, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Variant)

  • Degenerative Myelopathy, DM (SOD1A)

  • Chondrodystrophy and Intervertebral Disc Disease, CDDY/IVDD, Type I IVDD (FGF4 retrogene – CFA12)

  • Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis (MFSD8)

  • Progressive Retinal Atrophy – crd4/cord1 (RPGRIP1)

  • Progressive Retinal Atrophy, prcd (PRCD Exon 1)

  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia with Myokymia and/or Seizures (KCNJ10)

Learn more about these health conditions on Embark's health page.

Source: https://embarkvet.com/breeders/chihuahua-genetics/