VetGen - The leader in veterinary genetic disease research and genetic disease detection services for purebred animals

Breeds Serviced

  • Doberman Pinscher

DNA Panel Testing for Doberman Pinscher

One sample per dog - Several DNA Services

  • vWD von Willebrand's Disease
  • DCM Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • DM Degenerative Myelopathy
  • Narcolepsy
  • Color genes that cause red, dilute or fawn

In cooperation with Dr Kathryn Meurs, Washington State University (WSU) and the Veterinary Cardiac Genetics Lab, VetGen is now offering the Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) test for the Doberman Pinscher.


Submit a single DNA sample for VetGen's von Willebrand's disease (vWD), DM, Narcolepsy, and the WSU Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) test.

This same sample can also be tested for the b gene (red), and the d gene (blue, fawn). Just mention these service(s) and include the additional payment.

vWD, DM, Narcolepsy, and color tests have a 2 week turnaround. DCM has approximately a 4 week turnaround time


  • vWD test only -      $95.00 per dog
  • DCM test only -      $75.00 per dog
  • DM test only -        $65.00 per dog
  • Narcolepsy -          $65.00 per dog
  • There is a 10% discount for 2-7 disease tests. There is a 15% discount for 8 or more disease tests.


vWD, DM, Narcolepsy and DCM test results may also be voluntarily submitted to The Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA) through VetGen toward obtaining a CHIC number for your Doberman. Registration may be ordered when submitting DNA samples or after you have received your test result reports.

  • $7.50 per disease test registered, a 50% discount
  • No need to fill out an OFA application
  • All data and fees are sent to OFA by VetGen
  • (Please make OFA fee payment checks payable to VetGen, not OFA)
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