Diversity & Kinship Project

 

  • Dogs in a breed are genetically similar
  • Every English Shepherd is also unique
  • Understanding  breed genetics facilitates conservation
  • Help us measure genetic diversity and kinship patterns!

Diversity & Kinship Project

 

  • Dogs in a breed are genetically similar.
  • Every English Shepherd is also unique.
  • Understanding breed genetics facilitates conservation
  • Help us measure genetic diversity and kinship patterns!

Genetic Testing

Genetic testing provides owners and breeders with information on their dog’s health, ancestry, and factors that give their dog its unique appearance and attributes.  Genetic testing that contributes to a breed-specific genetic database also benefits the breed as a whole — both now and in the future.  In partnership with Embark, ESBC offers the most comprehensive genetic testing currently available at a significantly discounted price.

Sire Line Survey

 

* Do you own a male English Shepherd?

* Is he over 18 months of age?

* Is he intact OR has he sired a litter in the past?

If you answered “yes” to these questions, please click on the button below and respond to this brief survey!!  Your information will help us determine how many distinct sire lines currently exist in English Shepherds.

Support and Resources

 

  • Need help interpreting your dog’s genetic report?
  • Looking for information on health problems, testing & certification programs, and available resources?
  • Trying to determine which dogs have the most to offer your breeding program?

Contact ESBC

Info@esconservancy.org

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