Canine Coat & Nose Color2017-09-14T20:30:36+00:00

Test Name: Canine Coat and Nose Color

Description: DNA testing for the “a” alleles in Collies that are sable or tricolor allows breeders to better predict the colors of pups from particular matings.

Testing organization: HealthGene

Regular Price: $55/test

Method and Test Ordering Instructions: Cheek swab

For information about Canine Coat & Nose Color testing: HealthGene | Select: Rough or Smooth 


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!