This year our summer closure dates are 1-4 June, and 19-23 July 2021. During this time there will be no samples processed, but we will continue to receive samples and also send out orders placed on our website
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Canine Multifocal Retinopathy (CMR1)


We are now offering the test for Canine Multifocal Retinopathy (CMR1) in the Australian Shepherd, Bulldog, Bullmastiff, Dogue de Bordeaux, French Bulldog, Mastiff and Pyrenean Mountain Dog.
Canine Multifocal Retinopathy 1 (CMR1) is an inherited eye disease in which the retina degenerates.
The mutation causing CMR1 is recessive. This means that dogs which carry the mutation (“CARRIERS”) are normal but will pass the mutation on to an average of 50% of their offspring. Puppies which inherit two copies of the mutation will develop CMR1 (“AFFECTED”).
This test, which is performed by a simple mouth swab which we post out to you, can be ordered and paid for online.