Animal Health Trust has confirmed that the Cavalier has been assigned a
confirmed position on the “first 50 breeds” list. The Kennel Club
believes that this project will have profound implications for future
generations of dogs of all breeds. The project has been “match funded” by
the Kennel Club Charitable Trust and excitingly the Give A Dog A Genome aims to
sequence the entire genome (all 2.4 billion letters of DNA) for the 50
different dogs during 2016.
are in good hands. This project is headed up by Dr Cathryn Mellersh and
her team who have already assisted our breed with the DNA test for Dry
Eye/Curly Coat & Episodic Falling.