Update from Crufts 2024

The Canine Genetics and Canine Genetics Testing teams shared a stand for a busy four days at Crufts 2024.

We would like to thank everyone who came and visited us to ask about genetic testing, to make donations to our appeal and to wish us well. It was fantastic to meet in person so many people who have donated to help support the CGC, from the UK and form further afield – we think California was the furthest that anyone had travelled! Continue reading

Funding Update

The canine genetics team would like to express their profound gratitude for all the supportive messages that we have received since Cathryn’s presentation last week. It has been very heartwarming to hear how much our work is appreciated, all around the world, and what a difference we have made to so many breeds. Continue reading

Funding Our Future Presentation

It has been my privilege to work in the field of canine genetics since 1991, and to have headed the Kennel Club Genetics Centre since its foundation in 2009. During that time, this research space has evolved considerably; my first role was to identify some of the very first genetic markers within the canine genome – today we can sequence the whole genome of any dog for less than the price of an average puppy.