Canine Coat & Length2019-01-23T18:26:41+00:00

Test Name: Canine Coat and Length

Description: Detects the presence or absence of the recessive allele that results in long coats when present in two copies, and as such allows dogs with short coats that carry a hidden “long coat” allele to be detected.  This test is now part of the Optimal Selection (TM) Canine Genetic Analysis.

Testing organization: MARS Petcare, Wisdom Health

Optimal Selection Canine Genetic Analysis

Regular Price: $129 with a $90 Rebate or $129 + 20 Euros, about $156, with a $110 rebate for adding on the CEA test.

Method and Test Ordering Instructions: Cheek swab


Collie Health Foundation

The Collie Health Foundation’s mission is to fund research medical projects that will benefit the future health of the Collie, and to educate the public and Collie breeders about health issues.

Collie Health Foundation Name

On December 17, 2002 the organization changed it’s name from the Collie Club of America Foundation to the Collie Health Foundation in order to give the Foundation a unique identity separate from the Collie Club of America and more clearly represent our mission.

Collie Health Foundation Logo

Our new logo was generously donated by Diana Hiesilieu. There is a story behind this new logo, a story about a Collie we bred and had the extreme privilege of knowing – A Collie by the name of Noah…Read More!