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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.