Canine PRA Research Sample Submission

The following forms are available below in either Microsoft Word v8.0 (Office 97) or PDF (Adobe Acrobat) format. Each form is designed to fit on one page, although it may run over to a second page.

PLEASE NOTE!! The forms below are for RESEARCH in breeds where no test is yet available.

If you need to request a DNA TEST, click here to go to the "DNA TESTING" section, where you will find the Test Request Forms, fees, and instructions for testing. A DNA test is now available for PRA in English Springer Spaniels and Dachshunds - all other breeds are currently in the research phase.


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  • Sending Information and Samples - an outline of what information is needed, and how to gather it.
  • Sample Handling - collection instructions to take with you to the veterinarian, and shipping instructions.
  • Foreign Country Additional Instructions - shipping and Customs clearance instruction for samples coming from outside the USA
  • Dog Information & PRA Survey Form - form for basic information about each individual sampled, owner contact information, and survey questions relating to the disease.
  • Litter Information - information on the litter (breeders, please complete this form)
  • Litter List - for listing all members of the litter (breeders, please complete this form)

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Microsoft Word Documents (DOC)

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