Test Name: PRA-rcd2

*We are working with Wisdom Health to give you a 15% Discount from Wisdom Health and a Subsidy of $50 bringing your cost to $60.  At this time Wisdom Health does not have a way to give you any discount or our subsidy.  If you can wait, please give us additional time to work out details, so you can again get affordable health testing.


*CHF IS IN NEGOTIATIONS WITH WISDOM HEALTH TO BRING SUBSIDIES TO OUR MEMBERS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. CHF WILL NOT BE ABLE TO PAY MEMBERS DIRECTLY STARTING 1/1/2020. PLEASE WAIT IF YOU CAN AFFORD TO WAIT.*

Description: An abnormal development (dysplasia) of the rods and cones (the light sensitive cells in the eye) that leads to an early onset of night blindness that is typically apparent by the time pups are 6 weeks of age. In most cases, the rcd2-Affected dog is completely blind by the time it is 1 year old.  Some Collies have late onset PRA which may start anytime after 5 years old.

Testing organization: Wisdom Health – GeneSeeks

Regular Price: $130

Subsidies: Through 12/31/20??,
CHF offers an additional subsidy of $??/test to CHF members only.

NOTE: SUBSIDIES ARE FOR ROUGH AND SMOOTH COLLIES, CHF MEMBERS’ COLLIES ONLY

Method and Test Ordering Instructions: Blood sample/cheek swab/semen sample.

CHF has put together swab kits to try to keep testing affordable for all of our members.  CHF is selling these at our cost after mailing.  You will need swabs for all OptiGen Testing.  Here is the link:  https://www.colliehealth.org/product/chf-swab-kits/

For information about PRA testing: ??????| Click: Instructions & Information | Click: Sample Collection and Shipping for directions.