Coat Color Testing - A Locus - Fawn/Sable

Variations in the Agouti gene are responsible for several coat color patterns in the dog.

ay: Fawn/Sable
at: Tan Points/Tricolors

VetNostic Laboratories’ genetic test for the ay and at loci can reliably identify:

ay/ay: Fawn/Sable
ay/at: Fawn/Sable. Carrier of Tan Points/Tricolors
at/at: Tan Points/Tricolors

Volume discounts are available for Breeder Clubs, etc. Please contact us for more information.

Certification of Results

VetNostic Laboratories® will provide a certificate for each test result.


The following sample(s) can be submitted for the testing:
- Cheek swabs

Reporting Results

Test results can be viewed through your VetNostic Laboratories® web account within 10 business days from the moment the samples arrive at the laboratory. Results can also be reported via Mail, E-Mail, or Fax.

DNA Storage

VetNostic Laboratories provides DNA storage for all of our extracted specimens. If a customer wishes to perform an additional test on a previously extracted specimen they can simply call or email us with the animal's name and/or VNL number along with the test to be performed. This storage is provided free of charge.

Afghan Hound
American Cocker Spaniel
Australian Cattle Dog
Australian Shepherd
Border Collie
Boston Terrier
Brussels Griffon
Cardigan Welsh Corgi
Carlin Pinscher
Chinese Shar-pei
Dandie Dinmont Terrier
Dutch Shepherd
English Bulldog
* French Bulldog
* German Shepherd Dog
* Groenendael
Icelandic Sheepdog
Japanese Chin
* Laekenois
Lhaso Apso
Lucas Terrier
* Malinois
Norwich Terrier
Pembroke Welsh Corgi
Plott Hound
* Poodle
* Puli
Rhodesian Ridgeback
* Shetland Sheepdog
Shiba Inu
Shih Tzu
Staffordshire Bull Terrier
Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog
* Tervuren
* Tibetan Mastiff
Tibetan Spaniel
Tibetan Terrier
Yorkshire Terrier

* Coat and Nose Color - A Locus - Recessive Black must also be ordered for these breeds"

Price: $40.00
Number of dogs to be tested: Add To Cart