Screening test for canine cardiomyopathy now available

Posted on June 6, 2009
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You can now get your dog tested for the gene mutation that causes boxer cardiomyopathy, Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy (ARVC). I blogged about this earlier this morning, saying that the test would be available later this year – well, it’s now available through the College of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University. You can send in a blood sample or a cheek swab. Details are available on the College’s website here. I’m cross-posting this information to spread the word as widely as possible.


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