New DNA Testing Scheme for Golden Retrievers Approved by Kennel Club

(Kennel Club Press Release) The Kennel Club has approved a new DNA testing scheme for Ichthyosis (ICT-A) in Golden Retrievers following consultation with the breed’s breed council. In the UK, this test is offered by Laboklin and further details can be obtained directly from them. Copies of all future test certificate results issued by Laboklin will…

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Labrador & Golden Retriever Owners asked to help tackle Canine Obesity

Owners of Labradors and Golden Retrievers are being asked to participate in a study into whether or not these breeds are predisposed to obesity. The study, being run by GOdogs, a research group at the University of Cambridge investigating the genetics of obesity in dogs, is attempting to find answers to why Labradors and Golden…

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