is the only certificate Animal Eye Care is now involved with,
if you wish not to have the certificate or refuse to have your animals
microchip for the certificate we will not be able to do the examination.
adult dogs must be registered with Pedigree papers, and must be
Litters do not have to be registered with Pedigree papers, however
pedigree papers of both parents are required, they too must be microchipped.
Each adult dog will go on a separate certificate where as litters
will go on the same certificate. (On request Animal Eye Care can
do individual forms for litters at an extra cost).
additional cost and information found during the examination goes
towards producing reports of inherited eye diseases for that particular
you wish for gonioscopy (checks the drainage angle of the eye) to
been performed it will be an extra fee.
visit the Australian National Kennel Council at www.ankc.org.au
for further information.
We can now take
DNA swabs to be tested for some hereditary eye diseases in selected
breeds. Please note that only some types of PRA can be test for
genetically, and annual ANKC-ACES examinations are still highly
recommended. For further information see the Genetic Technologies
website at www.animalnetwork.com.au
or your breed club.
helpful sites to visit: Information for genetic diseases
in purebred dogs
Health Trust website: http://www.aht.org.uk/
Animal Eye Care Newsletters for Breeders: