Test Name: PRA-rcd2

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 4 years old.

Testing organization: Wisdom Health

Regular Price:  $130 less a 15% discount offered by Wisdom Health.

Subsidies:  CHF offers a subsidy of $50 making your final cost $60.  Valid 3/16/2020 – 12/31/2020

NOTE: SUBSIDIES ARE FOR ROUGH AND SMOOTH COLLIES, CHF MEMBERS’ COLLIES ONLY. THERE IS A 30 DAY WAIT PERIOD FOR NEW MEMBERS.

Method and Test Ordering Instructions: cheek swab  Contact: Krista Hansen  assistanttreas@colliehealth.org for a 1 time link before purchasing your test(s).  Please advise her how many dogs you are testing.

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/