Welcome to Animal DNA Diagnostics Ltd

Underpinned by many years of experience in this field, Animal DNA Diagnostics is an enthusiastic laboratory with a mission to provide an excellent service to all our customers.

We will help you to avoid inherited disease in your animals, and ensure correctly assigned parentage.
Our easy-to-use web shop will allow you to select the tests appropriate to your animal, provide all your details, and pay using our secure checkout. We will send you labelled sampling kits together with full instructions. Simply send the samples back to us and rest assured that they will be processed swiftly and accurately, and the results sent back to you without delay.

We are now accepted by the Kennel Club!

Following a period of consultation and examination by the Kennel Club, Animal DNA Diagnostics Ltd announced that from 30th August 2013 testing results which qualify for the Kennel Club's DNA Screening Schemes would be accepted by them and posted on their website.


Christmas 2017 Opening Times


The office will be closed from Thurs 21st December 2017, and will re-open on Wed 3rd January 2018. You can however leave emails or phone messages over this period and we will get back to you. You can also order test kits online during the holiday period and they will be posted out. You can post back swabs, but please don't send in BLOOD samples over the holiday period as they will be held up in the post!

Juvenile-onset Laryngeal Paralysis and Polyneuropathy (JLPP) in the Rottweiler


Juvenile-onset Laryngeal Paralysis and Polyneuropathy (JLPP) in the Rottweiler

We are now offering the test for Juvenile-onset Laryngeal Paralysis and Polyneuropathy (JLPP) in the Rottweiler.
JLPP is an inherited condition in which the nervous system deteriorates. Initially the nerve controlling the larynx (the voice box) is affected, resulting in noisy breathing and problems swallowing. Later the nerves controlling the hind-legs are affected, making it progressively more difficult for the dog to get up and stand without wobbling. Symptoms typically start at a few weeks of age and are progressive. There is no cure.
The mutation causing JLPP is recessive. This means that dogs which carry the mutation…